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"Refuse and Recyclable Material Collector"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Collect and dump refuse or recyclable materials from containers into truck. May drive truck.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Refuse and Recyclable Material Collector"

1) Sort items set out for recycling and throw materials into designated truck compartments.

2) Organize schedules for refuse collection.

 

3) Provide quotes for refuse collection contracts.

4) Inspect trucks prior to beginning routes to ensure safe operating condition.

5) Refuel trucks and add other necessary fluids, such as oil.

 

6) Fill out any needed reports for defective equipment.

7) Drive to disposal sites to empty trucks that have been filled.

8) Drive trucks along established routes through residential streets and alleys, or through business and industrial areas.

9) Operate equipment that compresses the collected refuse.

10) Operate automated or semi-automated hoisting devices that raise refuse bins and dump contents into openings in truck bodies.

11) Dismount garbage trucks to collect garbage and remount trucks to ride to the next collection point.

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12) Communicate with dispatchers concerning delays, unsafe sites, accidents, equipment breakdowns, and other maintenance problems.

13) Keep informed of road and weather conditions to determine how routes will be affected.

14) Tag garbage or recycling containers to inform customers of problems such as excess garbage or inclusion of items that are not permitted.

 

15) Clean trucks and compactor bodies after routes have been completed.

Job Description for "Refuse and Recyclable Material Collector" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Refuse and Recyclable Material Collector"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-E        SOC:  53-7081.00


 

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