City of Panama City

Panama City , FL

Equipment Operator I - Solid Waste (Requires CDL B)

City of Panama City
Panama City, FL Full-time
Posted on February 17, 2019

City of Panama City

The City of Panama City is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Job Title: Equipment Operator I

Department/Division: Public Works, Solid Waste Division

Annual Pay: $25,053.16 Plus competitive benefit package

Type of position: Full-Time

Hours: 40 /week Nonexempt

MAJOR FUNCTIONS

  • This is skilled work in the operation of moderately complex equipment.
  • Work is performed under general supervision.
  • Operates equipment in heavy traffic and in confined spaces.
  • This is an emergency essential position that requires performance of emergency actions to prepare, repair and recover the City before, during and after any adverse storm events (hurricane, tornado, ice storm, tropical storm, etc.) or other conditions (natural or man-made).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Drives and operates a truck/trailer/or boom truck combination vehicle used to collect and haul yard trash and bulk waste from an assigned collection route.
  • Operates other related solid waste equipment.
  • Performs pre-trip/post-trip inspections for all equipment assigned.
  • An employee in this job is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions and to wet and/or humid conditions.
  • Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Considerable knowledge of the operation and maintenance of standard and specialized solid waste equipment.
  • Good knowledge of traffic regulations and safe driving practices.
  • Skill in the care and safe operation of assigned equipment.
  • Ability to carry out oral and/or written instructions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Sufficient education to read and write.
  • Possession of a current Commercial Drivers License, class B

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Summary:

  • Occasionally - Lift/Carry: 51-100 Lbs, Push/Pull: 41-100 Lbs
  • Crawl Frequently - Lift/Carry: 21-50 Lbs, Push/Pull: 26-40 Lbs
  • Squat/Kneel, Climb, Reach Above Shoulder, Stand
  • Walk Constantly - Lift/Carry: 11-20 Lbs, Push/Pull: 12-25 Lbs
  • Bend, Twist/Turn, Reach Outward, Handling/Fingering, Sit
  • Drive: Automatic, Standard

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is outside year round and is constantly exposed to all weather conditions.
  • These are intended only as illustrations of various types of work performed.
  • The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.