The City of Houston Senior Sideloader Operator in Houston, Texas

Senior Sideloader Operator

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Senior Sideloader Operator

Salary

$12.00 - $17.46 Hourly

Location

Various, TX

Job Type

Full-Time

Department

Solid Waste Management

Job Number

18237

Closing

8/31/2017 11:59 PM Central

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POSITION OVERVIEW

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.

WORKING CONDITIONS

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.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

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.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

One (1) year of driving experience with a Commercial Drivers License (CDL).

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS

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)

PREFERENCES

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.**

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

SALARY INFORMATION

Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

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.

Benefits include:

• Medical

• Dental

• Vision

• Wellness

• 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

01

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?

  • YES

  • NO

02

Are you presently employed with the Solid Waste Management Department?

  • YES

  • NO

03

Do you have any relatives currently employed by Solid Waste Management?

  • YES

  • NO

04

you answered yes to the question above, please provide the name(s), job location(s) and classification(s) of your relative(s).

05

Do you have a valid/current Commercial Driver's license?

  • CLASS A

  • CLASS B

  • OTHER

  • NONE OF THE ABOVE

06

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

07

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

08

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

09

What is the highest level of education you have obtained?

  • Less than 9th grade completed

  • 9th to 11th grade completed

  • High School Diploma (GED)

  • ASSOCIATES Degree

  • Bachelor"s Degree or Higher

10

Do you have experience operating any of the following vehicles with hydraulic controls? (Select all that apply that can be verified)

  • Roll-off

  • Cherry picker

  • Rear loader

  • Other collection vehicles

  • None of the above

11

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.)

  • Yes

  • No

12

Please provide further information pertaining to gaps in employment - Please refer to question # 9 on your application.

Required Question