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Roll-Off Driver


Salary Range

$28,787 to an annual maximum of $38,584

Job FLSA Status

Public Safety


Job Details

This is skilled work in operating heavy refuse collection trucks and equipment.
An employee in this class is responsible for operating a heavy refuse collection truck.  The operation of the equipment requires that the employee maintain collection schedules and follow established routes.  In order to prevent injury or damage, the employee must keep alert at all times while the refuse is being loaded onto truck.  Supervision is received from a superior who usually makes verbal or written assignments and inspects work while in progress and upon completion.

Job Duties

Drives large refuse collection truck along established route.
Maintains pickup schedule among businesses.
Supervises and assists collection crews in loading yard refuse and household refuse into collection truck as necessary.
Transports refuse to landfill; dumps refuse.
Performs related work as required.

Job Qualifications

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(A) Knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods and procedures used in refuse collecting activities;
(B) Ability to perform heavy manual tasks for extended periods of time; Ability to work safely; Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; 
(C) Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments and the public; Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.

Job Education

Education and Experience:
(A) Graduation from high school or GED equivalent, or
(B) Ability to read and write English; experience in using heavy refuse collection truck and equipment operation, and in laboring work; or any combination of education and experience.

Job Computer Skills

Possession of a valid Georgia motor vehicle license Class B or above.  Good driving record for the last 3 years required.  Insurable by City of Covington insurance carrier.

City Of Covington Department


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