The City of Houston Senior Sideloader Operator in Houston, Texas
Senior Sideloader Operator
Senior Sideloader Operator
$12.00 - $17.46 Hourly
Solid Waste Management
8/31/2017 11:59 PM Central
Applications accepted from: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED
Division: NORTH/SOUTH OPERATIONS
Workdays & Hours: Monday - Friday, 6:30 AM. - 3:30 P.M.*
*Subject to Change
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
This individual will function as the primary operator of a collection/yard trimming truck. Operator hydraulic controls on refuse truck. Perform pre and post trip maintenance related vehicle inspection and operator services; i.e., fluid levels, air pressures, washing, etc. Complete and submit records on check in time, number of load and tonnage, amount of fuel used, and odometer reading. May answer citizen's questions regarding proper content, packing weight, container type pick up times and placement of garbage containers. May perform special assignments as directed. Oversee the collection and transport of refuse materials to specified sites. Will perform physical labor in the collecting of items. MUST PROVIDE OWN SAFETY SHOES.
There are frequent exposures to extreme levels of temperature, air and noise pollution, chemical gases and substances, and/or contagious diseases or physical trauma conditions of a short-term disabling nature, such as broken bones or temporary loss of sight or hearing.The position requires extensive, near-continuous physical exertion such as repeated lifting of very heavy objects (up to 80 pounds), deep bending, climbing steps and/or assuming awkward positions.
Ability to read, write, add, subtract and follow oral and/or basic written instructions as might normally be acquired through 9 to 11 years of formal schooling.
One (1) year of driving experience with a Commercial Drivers License (CDL).
Must have a valid Class A or B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) and comply with the City of Houston's policy on driving. (AP 2-2)
Eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualification necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.**
SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED
The selection process will involve application review and/or interview.
SAFETY IMPACT POSITION
Yes - this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.
Pay Grade 9
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov. To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting:
http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm. For application status inquiries please contact (832.393.0453).
Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.
All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information. If you need special services or accommodations call TTY 7-1-1.
EEO Equal Employment Opportunity
The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.
The city offers a competitive benefits program, including competitively priced health coverage and a defined contribution pension plan.
• Life insurance
• Long-term disability
• Retirement pension
• 457 deferred compensation plan
• Employee Assistance Program
• 10 days of vacation each year
• 10 city holidays, plus one floating holiday
• Flexible schedules
• Professional development opportunities
• Transportation/parking plan
• Section 125 pretax deductions
• Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan
• Healthcare Flexible Spending Account
For plan details, visit http://www.houstontx.gov/hr/benefits.html
Are you a veteran who served on active duty in the Armed Forces (United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard) for more than 90 consecutive days and received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions?
Are you presently employed with the Solid Waste Management Department?
Do you have any relatives currently employed by Solid Waste Management?
you answered yes to the question above, please provide the name(s), job location(s) and classification(s) of your relative(s).
Do you have a valid/current Commercial Driver's license?
NONE OF THE ABOVE
What is the state of issue and class for your Commercial Driver's license?
CLASS A FROM TEXAS
CLASS B FROM TEXAS
CLASS A OUTSIDE OF TEXAS
CLASS B OUTSIDE OF TEXAS
Please select the option below that best represents your level of experience driving with a Class A or B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) or the equivalent?
Less than 1 year
1 year to less than 4 years
4 years to less than 6 years
Greater than 6 years
How many years of experience do you have driving Tractor Trailer?
Less than 1 year
1 year or less than 2 years
2 years to less than 3 years
Greater than 3 years
What is the highest level of education you have obtained?
Less than 9th grade completed
9th to 11th grade completed
High School Diploma (GED)
Bachelor"s Degree or Higher
Do you have experience operating any of the following vehicles with hydraulic controls? (Select all that apply that can be verified)
Other collection vehicles
None of the above
Have you completely and truthfully answered agency wide question #9 regarding employment gaps? (failing to clarify employment gaps may result in the disqualification or delay of your application.)
Please provide further information pertaining to gaps in employment - Please refer to question # 9 on your application.