Solid Waste Truck Driver 

Job Opening 
Post Date:  11/28/2022
Truck Driver (Full-Time)
Marshall County Solid Waste
This is responsible solid waste and sanitation work involving hauling household trash and debris and recyclable materials for Marshall County.  Activities associated with the job include collecting trash from convenience centers, schools and public facilities and transporting loads to the landfill according to assigned routes and/or operating a roll off truck to haul recyclable materials from the recycling center to the appropriate place for disposal.  Incumbents must be capable of safely operating a front-end loader, roll-off trucks and/or a one-ton truck utilized by the sanitation department.  Incumbents may also be required to perform a variety of activities associated with maintaining the county owned convenience centers including cleaning around the convenience centers when necessary. Job related duties require a good driving record, good organizational, interpersonal, and decision-making skills and sufficient strength and agility to perform the physically demanding aspects of the job in a variety of weather conditions.  Some activities require heavy manual labor depending upon workload demands. Job performance is evaluated daily by the Assistant Solid Waste Director in consultation with the Solid Waste Director through review of the safe operation of vehicles and equipment.

Necessary Requirements of Work
Graduation from an accredited high school preferred; considerable experience working in solid waste operations and operating heavy equipment; ability to interact tactfully with the public; ability to make timely and appropriate decisions within established operating procedures; sufficient strength and agility to perform the physically demanding aspects of the job in a variety of weather conditions; or any equivalent combination of education and/or experience to perform the following critical knowledge, abilities, and skills:
  • Considerable knowledge of solid waste operations and maintenance including the use of large sanitation trucks and one-ton trucks.
  • Considerable knowledge of assigned routes for the collection of trash and debris from convenience centers, schools, public facilities, etc.
  • Considerable knowledge of traffic regulations pertaining to right of way and related safety procedures.
  • Considerable knowledge of preventive maintenance procedures and minor repair of heavy equipment
  • Considerable knowledge of the proper handling and disposal of recyclable materials.
  • Considerable knowledge of the precautions necessary to work safely around heavy equipment utilized in solid waste operations.
  • Ability to operate specialized and non-specialized solid waste equipment and machinery in a safe and proper manner.
  • Ability to use power tools and hand tools in a proper and safe manner.
  • Ability to make proper job-related decisions after receiving daily assignments.
  • Ability to communicate and interact with the public in a polite and tactful manner.
  • Skill in the operation of large sanitation trucks and heavy equipment utilized in solid waste operations.

Necessary Special Requirements
  • Completion of criminal background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle report.
  • Possession of a valid Tennessee Commercial Driver’s License, Class B, and the ability to be insured at standard vehicle liability rates.

Benefits
  • Health, dental, vision and life insurance.  Several BCBSTN health plans available at no-cost.
  • Paid sick leave, vacation leave (after 6 months), and bereavement leave.
  • Optional benefits available at reasonable rates.
  • TCRS benefit retirement plan

TO APPLY:
  • Application and Job Description may be picked up from the Marshall County Human Resources Office, 3309 Courthouse Annex, 3rd floor, Lewisburg, TN 37091 or obtain from www.marshallcountytn.com
  • Completed application and resume will be accepted until the position is filled by the Marshall County Human Resources Office.
  • No phone calls please

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