Refuse Collector (Temp. to Perm.) - Dept. of Public Works


Refuse Collector (Temp. to Perm.) - Dept. of Public Works (Open Positions: 1)

Department: DPW
Job Status: Full-Time
Hour Per Week: 40
Rate of Pay: Starting $15.84/hr -
Status: Open until filled
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 Job Description

Grade 12

General Statement of Duties

Collects refuse within City routes; performs directly related work as required. 

Examples of Essential Work

  • Collects solid waste or recyclables on an assigned route;
  • Learns established City solid waste routes and usual collection points for residences and businesses;
  • Determines acceptability of solid waste or recyclables in accordance with Department standards and City ordinances;
  • Rakes, shovels and performs proper lifting techniques to move and collect solid waste and recyclable materials and replace containers;
  • Informs supervisors of problems associated with collection route and materials placed for disposal and maintains records of residences which have not placed solid waste for disposal;
  • Makes return visits to residences which have missed disposal to collect solid waste;
  • Provides input to supervisors concerning condition of vehicles, equipment, demisters and private solid waste containers or features prohibiting effective operations;
  • Maintains and cleans receptacles when practicable;
  • Performs pre and post-route preventative maintenance on vehicles and equipment including checking fuel, oil, transmission and hydraulic fluids, water and air;
  • Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees in the same or similar class of positions; and more.

Acceptable Experience and Training

  • Graduation from High School or possession of a GED; and
  • Some experience working in a team environment where strenuous physical work is shared equally among team members; or
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work.

Required Special Qualifications

  • None.
City of Manchester
Close Date: 
Friday, April 28, 2023
Starting $15.84/hr -