Pay Range 13 Breakdown

Hourly (40 hrs.)$16.2034$24.3051
Hourly (42 hrs.)$15.4318$23.1478
Hourly (56 hrs.)$11.5739$17.3608

Environmental Services Technician IV

Range: $33,703.14 - $50,554.71 (13)
Position Number: 3127

JOB SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for performing technical duties in the collection, transportation, disposal, and recycling of solid waste. 
Operates vehicles and equipment used in the collection, transportation, disposal, and recycling of solid waste, including a knuckle boom truck, garbage truck, automated truck, leaf machine, flat bed truck.
Supervises an assigned crew of workers or inmates; enforces safety procedures; trains and instructs personnel.
Responds to afterhours calls as necessary.
Removes limbs and compost from curbside; collects trash, furniture, tires, and batteries; picks up paper and litter from curb and gutter; removes containers from curb and empties contents into garbage packer.
Directs traffic and guides truck operators in congested areas.
Cleans trucks and equipment as necessary.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of supervisory techniques.
Knowledge of solid waste disposal operations, equipment, and methods.
Knowledge of city ordinances, policies, and procedures.
Knowledge of relevant state and federal laws and regulations.
Knowledge of department policies and safety rules and state guidelines regarding solid waste collection. 
Skill in management and supervision.
Skill in the operation of equipment used in municipal solid waste management.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Crew Supervisor assigns work in terms of general instructions.  The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures and the nature and propriety of the final results.
GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include relevant state and federal laws and regulations, OSHA requirements, city policies and ordinances, and department policies and procedures.  These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.
COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of related supervisory and technical duties.  Heavy traffic and bad weather conditions contribute to the complexity of the work.
SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this position is to supervise a crew of personnel involved in solid waste collection and handling activities for the city.  Successful performance helps ensure the effective and efficient collection of solid waste and enhances the city's public image.
PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, and the general public.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give and exchange information, provide services, resolve problems, and motivate personnel.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The work is typically performed while standing, walking, bending, crouching, or stooping.  The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects, and must use tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed outdoors, where the employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, contagious or infectious diseases, irritating chemicals, and inclement weather.  The work requires the use of protective devices such as gloves.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:  This position has direct supervision over a work crew.
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated and have the ability to acquire a Class B CDL within twelve months of hire.

Rev 12/14