Skip to Content

Sanitation Worker II

High school diploma or equivalent. One year of driving experience with all types of refuse collection trucks or similar trucks or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Valid OK Commercial driver's license, Class B and satisfactory motor vehicle record. To view entire job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents below, please print all documents below and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069

Posting Information
Utilities - Sanitation
1317 DaVinci
6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. or 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (Overtime as required)
$16.49 - $23.35 per hour
Date Posted: 
Mon, 07/03/2017 - 8:00am
Closing Date: 
Mon, 07/17/2017 - 5:00pm
Job Description
Drives and operates refuse collection trucks including automated side loader (ASL) and rear loader (REL) residential collection trucks, commercial front loaders (FEL), and roll offs (R/O) on assigned route. Instructs and trains new employees. Monitors work in progress to ensure quality, safety, and timely completion. Picks up trash on assigned routes; picks up and empties residential poly carts, commercial containers, and refuse compactors. Picks up yard waste such as limbs, leaves, and grass bags. Operates compactor mechanisms. Observes pick up area to determine whether area is free of refuse and safe to empty refuse containers. Drives refuse truck to transfer station or compost site to dump contents. Interfaces with citizens in person or over the telephone regarding minor complaints or questions. Refers citizens to main office regarding bills, inadequate services, or related problems. Works in a safe manner. Follows safety rules and safe work practices. Uses safety equipment as required. Performs minor maintenance on refuse trucks. Assists on other routes as needed. Completes standardized forms according to departmental procedures. Performs related duties as required.
Working Conditions: 
Frequent exposure of up to 80% of work time to dirt, dust, extreme weather temperatures, noise, and noxious fumes and odors, and potentially hazardous waste and chemicals. Required to work holidays with the exception of Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Job Requirements
Education and Experience: 
High school diploma or equivalent. One year of experience driving a refuse collection truck or any combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Refuse collection truck operation and maintenance. Safety rules and regulations. City geography.
Operation of refuse collection trucks. Interpersonal skills necessary to be courteous of fellow employees, citizens, and businesses while performing duties.
License and/or Certification: 
Valid Oklahoma Commercial Driver’s License, Class B, and satisfactory driving record.
Mental & Physical: 
Ability to cross train on all types of refuse collection trucks used in sanitation operations. Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail for up to 80% of the work day. Ability to lift and carry moderately heavy (25-50 lb.) and heavy (50-75 lb.) trash containers and debris frequently. Work requires continued walking, stooping, standing, and some climbing. Excellent hand/eye coordination. Ability to maintain regular, predictable, and punctual attendance.
Additional Information: 

Selected applicant must have a telephone or message number
where he/she can be reached and pass a background investigation, physical
examination, and drug screen.