Overview

Sanitation Equipment Operator I – Under limited supervision, operates sanitation vehicle to collect residential and commercial refuse or bulk waste on designated routes and assists in completion of all routes; and performs other related duties as assigned.

Sanitation Equipment Operator II
– Under limited supervision, operates sanitation vehicle to collect residential and commercial refuse or bulk waste on designated routes and assists in completion of all routes; and performs other related duties as assigned.


Sanitation Equipment Operator III
– Under limited supervision, operates sanitation vehicle to collect residential and commercial refuse or bulk waste on designated routes and assists in completion of all routes; and performs other related duties as assigned.

Salary


Sanitation Equipment Operator I –
pay grade 47

$20.61 hourly

Sanitation Equipment Operator IIpay grade 49

$21.66 hourly

Sanitation Equipment Operator IIIpay grade 51

$22.75 hourly

Excellent benefits!

Qualifications


Sanitation Equipment Operator I
– Tenth (10) grade education and one (1) year of related work experience in any one (1) of the three (3) sanitation work groups: residential, commercial, or bulk waste, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid State of Florida Commercial driver’s license, Class B is required.

Sanitation Equipment Operator II
– Tenth (10) grade education and eighteen (18) months of related work experience in any two (2) of the three (3) sanitation work groups: residential, commercial or bulk waste, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid State of Florida Commercial driver’s license, Class B is required.

Sanitation Equipment Operator III
– Tenth (10) grade education and two (2) years of related work experience in any three (3) of the three (3) sanitation work groups: residential, commercial or bulk waste, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid State of Florida Commercial driver’s license, Class B is required.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENT
To be considered valid (or verified) for position qualification purposes, and consistent with City Hiring Policy 4-5, a High School, GED or equivalent diploma, and all higher education degrees or certifications must have been issued by
a) a public education institution in the State of Florida or any State or Territory of the United States; or
b) an institution accredited by an accrediting organization that is recognized by the Florida Department of Education or the U.S. Department of Education; or
c) an institution that is accredited by an organization that is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA); or
d) an institution whose degree or certification is accepted by institutions identified in either a), b), or c), above, for the purpose of admission to institutions identified in either a), b), or c) above.
International degrees will be evaluated to determine if they satisfy qualification requirements.

Driving Requirements:
Have not lost any driving privileges by reason of revocation, suspension or denial of license, or have been convicted and/or had an adjudication withheld of three or more moving violations or have had one DUI (Driving Under the Influence) in any preceding twenty-four (24) month period.
Have not had more than one DUI (conviction or adjudication withheld) in Florida or any other state within the past ten (10) years.

Additional Details

The selection process for this position may consist of any, all or a combination of the following tests: evaluation of training and experience, written examination, structured oral interview, skills assessment or other assessment method.


State of Emergency:
When normal operations of City departments are suspended or interrupted due to a declaration by the Mayor that a state of emergency exists, all employees will be deemed critical by the City. For the preparation and/or continuation of emergency operations or for special work detail, employees deemed necessary shall be required to work. Employees deemed critical by the City but not needed for the initial preparation and/or continuation of emergency operations or for special work detail may be directed not to report to work, and given paid administrative leave or they may be reassigned to another location that best meet the needs of the City.

The City of West Palm Beach allows remote work assignments for certain job classifications and under certain conditions in accordance with Remote Work Policy 4-20.

How To Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position you can apply online by selecting the Apply Now button at the end of the job posting. Applications must be received in Human Resources by the closing date.

The City values the service of veterans to our country, supports recruitment of veterans and veterans’ preference will be given in accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes for those who met the minimum requirements of the position. Background investigation, physical, and drug and alcohol screening is required as condition of employment.

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