The Sanitation Driver primarily operates vehicles that require a Class B CDL (i.e., vehicles with a GCWR of 26,001 pounds or more or any such vehicle towing a vehicle up to 10,000 pounds GVWR).

A minimum of a Class B Commercial Driver License (CDL) is required for this position.

JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Sanitation Drivers are responsible for the skilled and safe operation of automotive equipment and for the prompt execution of assignments according to established routine or special instructions received from a supervisor. Duties frequently include responsibility for supervising employees assigned to trucks as loaders or helpers.

Major job tasks include:

  • Operating vehicles with a gross combination weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 pounds or more, or any such vehicle towing a vehicle up to 10,000 pounds gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR). (This requires a Class B CDL.)
  • Operating light truck and other automotive and related equipment.
  • Performing manual labor in loading, unloading, or other related work as required.
  • Performing any other task deemed necessary by the immediate supervisor.
EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, & SKILLS
  • Experience in operating vehicles with a gross combination weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 pounds or more, or any such vehicle towing a vehicle up to 10,000 pounds gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) (Class B CDL).
  • Knowledge of the methods and techniques of automotive equipment operation.
  • Knowledge of the traffic laws, ordinances, and rules involved in the operation of automotive vehicles.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards of applicable safety precautions in operating equipment.
  • Some knowledge of the geography of the city (including the locations of streets) or the ability to acquire this knowledge rapidly.
  • Skill in the operation of various types of standard automotive equipment as demonstrated by a driving test.
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
REQUIREMENTS

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to maneuver various sized vehicles.
  • Eyesight sufficient to pass a standard driving test.
  • Physical strength and endurance to perform manual labor, if required - sometimes in adverse weather conditions.
  • Ability to walk on even or rough terrain, rocky or sandy soil, or in wet or slippery conditions.
  • Ability to bend, stoop, and perform heavy lifting, as required.
  • Ability to handle moderate to extreme weather conditions (temperatures, heat, rain, cold, etc.)

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

FULL-TIME EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

Full-time employees may participate in a wide range of benefits, including:

Medical and Dental Insurance for Employees (City pays full cost of employee’s coverage, and a portion of dependent coverage.)

AirMedCare Network (free membership for all full-time employees)

Cullman Wellness & Aquatic Center (free membership for all full-time employees)

RSA (Retirement Systems of Alabama) Retirement Benefits

Paid Life Insurance Coverage (City pays entire cost.)

Education Incentives

  • 5% of Salary Education Benefit for Associates Degree for Classified Employees (even for unrelated field)
  • 5% of Salary Education Benefit for Employees with an Honorable Discharge from the Military
  • 10% of Salary Education Benefit for Bachelors Degree or Higher for Classified Employees (even for unrelated field)

Earned Vacation Leave (Employees may carry over vacation to the following year up to a maximum of 240 hours):

  • 1-5 Years of Continuous Service: Earn 6.66 hours per month
  • 5-10 Years of Continuous Service: Earn 8.66 hours per month
  • 10-15 Years of Continuous Service: Earn 12 hours per month
  • 15+ Years of Continuous Service: Earn 13.33 hours per month

Earned Sick Leave: 4 hours per pay period, up to 960 hours. (Employees on 24 hour shifts: 6 hours per pay period up to 1272 hours.)

Vacation/Sick Leave Donation Bank

Paid Time Off for Jury Duty

Paid Holidays

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr., Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday After Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day

Workers Compensation Insurance

Unemployment Insurance

Uniforms and Uniform Maintenance for Employees Required to Wear Uniforms

Direct Deposit of Earnings

Payroll Deductions for Employee’s Convenience:

  • RSA2
  • PEBSCO
  • FOP Dues
  • Alabama Peace Officers Annuity
  • Firefighter Association Dues for Fire Rescue
  • Supplemental Insurance Policies

FICA Benefits

Employment Type
Full-time
Industry
Municipal Sanitation
Job Location
925 Convent Road, Cullman, Alabama, 35055, USA
Base Salary
$15.99-$22.39 Per hour
Working Hours
As Determined by Supervisor
Valid through
January 3, 2022
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Position: Driver (Sanitation)

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