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A semi-skilled laborer position that is responsible for the collection and disposal of solid waste. Position is assigned to a parish compactor location or to a work crew that performs various manual and semi-skilled tasks.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Main duties and responsibilities include the following: (Other duties may be assigned.)
•Assists citizens with the disposal of household garbage, recyclables and trash.
•Operates and assists with the installation of waste disposal equipment.
•Provides routine maintenance to equipment and reports serious mechanical difficulties for repairs.
•Cleans and maintains grounds and work site premises.
•May be required to drive one-ton stake bed truck to all compactor sites and pick up metal.
•May be required to pick up trash bags from all parish roadways.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and or ability required.
•Some experience dealing with the public is preferred.
•Must have valid driver’s license if assigned to Solid Waste main office and required to drive parish vehicle.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work in inclement weather, be required to bend, stoop, kneel, reach; and to lift at least fifty (50) pounds.