Sanitation Worker Department of Public Works/Sanitation

Position Available:

Sanitation Worker

Department of Public Works/Sanitation

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES

Performs routine manual work in the collection of garbage and rubbish; does related work as required.

DISTINCUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS

Under immediate supervision, an employee in this class performs routine manual work in the collection and removal of public refuse. No supervision is exercised over others.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK

Lifts garbage and rubbish containers from curb to truck.

Carries refuse, garbage and rubbish containers from the curb to the street for loading on trucks and returns the empty containers.

May remove snow from streets.

Operates the packer controls so that rubbish dumped into hopper will be packed into truck.

May go to back yards to carry rubbish containers to curb.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Willingness to perform routine and repetitive manual work.

Ability to lift heavy weights.

Ability to understand and carry out oral instructions.

Sufficient physical strength, agility, and freedom from disabling defects to do heavy manual labor, occasionally under adverse weather conditions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

There are no minimum qualifications for this class.

Email resume to personnel@syrgov.net

 Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer

The Affirmative Action Policy of the City of Syracuse is to provide equal employment opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, creed, age (18 and over), national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, gender identity or gender expression, sexual or affectional preference or orientation, or any other classified group within the protected class. The City also complies with 31 CFR part 51. If you have a disability for which you wish special accommodation to be made, contact the Department of Personnel at City Hall, Rm. 312, (315) 448-8780.

[The City of Syracuse may conduct a criminal background check with regard to the employment sought.]