- Houston, TX
Applications accepted from: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED
Workday &Hours:MONDAY-FRIDAY 6:30AM
Subject to Change
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
This individual will perform physical labor in the collection of household recyclables and refuse from city curbs.Answer citizens' questions regarding proper contents, packing weight, container types, pick-up times and placement of containers.Primary responsibilities will be on the back of the truck.Operate the vehicle on occasion while on the route and while emptying and cleaning the truck at the service center.Responsibilities will include; operating the hydraulic controls on truck and performing pre-and post-trip maintenance inspections.This position requires mandatory overtime on scheduled workdays, weekends, holidays, and in response to disaster recovery efforts. MUST PROVIDE OWN SAFETY SHOES.
There are frequent exposures to extreme levels of temperature, air and noise pollution and other environmental hazards. The position requires extensive near-continuous physical exertion such as repeated lifting of heavy objects (not to exceed 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.
Six months of driving experience with a Commercial Drivers' License (CDL).
Must have a valid Class A or B Commercial Driver's License and compliance with the City of Houston's policy on driving (AP2-2).
Eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications 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 - If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.
PAY GRADE: 7
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.
EEOEqual 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.
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