Sanitation Worker II

City of Lexington
Job Description
Do you like working outdoors? Do you want to make a positive impact on the community? The City of Lexington is accepting applications for a full-time job of Sanitation Worker II. Incumbent would drive and operate municipal solid waste, bulk, brush and recycling trucks and equipment; must have Class B CDL or ability to obtain one in 90 days; thorough knowledge of safe driving practices and occupational hazards of the work; skill in the operation of automotive equipment; ability to understand and follow specific oral instructions; ability to oversee the work of unskilled helpers; ability to detect signs of the mechanical failure of trucks and equipment; ability to read and write; perform preventive maintenance on sanitation vehicles; snow removal and perform other public works related tasks as assigned. Starting rate of pay is $12.04 per hour depending on experience. DOQ&E. The City offers a very competitive benefits package. As a condition of employment prospective employees must undergo a comprehensive Criminal Background Investigation, VA DMV Driving Record Check and Drug Testing. Application are available at the Human Resources Office located at 300 E. Washington Street, Second Floor, Lexington, VA 24450, and online at the City Website, The complete Job Description is also available online. Applications must be returned to the Human Resource Office, 300 East Washington Street. Application review ongoing and job is open until filled. The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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