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Solid Waste Services Crew Worker

Company: City of Enid
Location: Enid
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:


POSITION TITLE: Solid Waste Crew Worker DEPARTMENT: Solid Waste Services



POSITION REPORTS TO: Solid Waste Supervisor, Solid Waste Foreman

BLS COMPARABLE: 49-9042, Maintenance and Repair Workers, general

Leadership: Provides co-worker leadership to others through motivation, team building,

and providing feedback.


  • Subject to post offer, pre-employment drug screen.
  • Subject to post offer, pre-employment physical examination/medical history check.
  • Subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.
  • As a position directly affecting the safety of others, the employee will be required to comply with all provisions of City of Enid's substance abuse policy, including random drug and alcohol testing.
  • Possession of a valid Oklahoma driver's license with an acceptable driving record.
    POSITION PURPOSE To provide quality of life to Enid residents through the efficient repair and supply of polycarts, and commercial dumpsters and removal of waste refuse from residential and commercial locations as designated.


    • Maneuver dumpsters and containers for pickup, repair and redelivery.
    • Manipulate mechanisms, to include controls, signals, brakes, gears, and clutches to operate motor vehicle, primarly pickups, in traffic.
    • Operate control and mechanical appartus to cause loading, compressing and dumping of refuse by the vehicle.
    • Repair or replace defective equipment parts, using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble equipment.
    • Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines run smoothly and do not deteriorate prematurely.
    • Provide directional assistance to the collection vehicle driver to ensure backing and other confining driving manuevers are accomplished safely and in accordance with policy.
    • Use tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches and provide minor metal fabrication repair.
    • Diagnose problems and determine how to correct them.
    • Follow all safe working practices, be proactive in identifying dangers, and be knowledgeable of safety procedures applicable to the position to include, but not limited to working in and around traffic.
    • Check condition of equipment, commercial refuse containers, and other apparatus and report any defects, malfunctions or damage.
    • Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.
    • Dismantle devices to access and remove defective parts, using hoists, cranes, hand tools, and power tools.
    • Record type and cost of maintenance or repair work.
    • Assist driver of collection vehicle in maintaining cleanliness of the vehicle and ensuring that vehicle is checked daily and maintained in a safe operating condition.
    • Provide assistance to other departments as needed.
    • Performs other duties as required.

      • Polycarts are well maintained and requested delivery times are met.
      • The Collection vehicle is clean and well maintained.
      • Employee understands and adheres to applicable safety policies.
      • Effective working relations exist with co-workers, supervisors and other City personnel.
      • New employees are assisted.
      • The City's professional reputation is maintained.

        EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: No previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required.

        CERTIFICATES/LICENSES: Additional related training preferred.

        REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE: Basic knowledge of motor vehicles and hydraulics is preferred. Mechanical knowledge of machines and tools, including designs, uses, repair and maintenance.

        SKILLS/ABILITIES: Accurate and attentive to detail.

        Ability to assist and support others.


        FINGER DEXTERITY: Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, work with fingers, and perceive attributes of objects and materials.

        VISUAL ABILITIES: Normal vision, with or without corrective lenses.

        PHYSICAL STRENGTH: PDC Level: PDC Level: Very Heavy Employee lifts/carries 45 lbs occasionally (less than 33% of the time or 1-100 times per day); exerts push/pull strength of 100 lbs. occasionally. Heavy physical activity required performing somewhat strenuous daily activities of a mechanical nature. Frequent standing, over head reaching and lifting, bending, squatting, kneeling, crawling, climbing, and balancing required. Periodic shoveling.

        LANGUAGE/COMPREHENSION: Ability to read a limited number of two and three syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

        REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but simple one or two-step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.

        MATHEMATICS ABILITY: Basic addition, subtraction, and multiplication skills.

        WORK SCHEDULE/HOURS: 7:30 - 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Overtime as required.

        Other - Variable lunch break in coordination with co-workers and route locations.

        WORK CONDITIONS: Outdoors, exposed to changing weather conditions (rain, heat, snow, wind, etc.)

        Noise level: Loud, hearing protection required.

        Other work conditions: Work near moving mechanical parts; work in high traffic areas.

        Exposure to noxious odors; extremes in temperature.

        Exposure to hazards such as broken glass, needles, toxic materials, etc. Personal protective equipment as required.


        Intermediate Advanced

        3-5 years related work experience. 6+ years related work experience.

        High School Diploma/GED . Additional coursework in related field.

        Defensive Driving Course. Class B CDL.

        Ability to train new workers in safety. Advanced knowledge of various routes.

        Valid CPR certification. Ability to fill in for Driver for short period.

        Ability to train new workers in all aspects of job.


        Job descriptions assist organizations in ensuring that the hiring process is fairly administered and that qualified employees are selected.

        All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included. Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded. Requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

        In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.

        I have reviewed this job description and I can perform the essential functions of this position, with or without, reasonable accommodations. I have also received or have been offered a copy of this job description.

        Printed Name__________________________ Date ___/____/____ Signature_______________________________.

        Deadline for Applications: 9/18/2022

        Employee Group: AFSCME FT

        Work Schedule: 7:30 - 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Overtime as required.

        Department: 760 Solid Waste Services

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Keywords: City of Enid, Enid , Solid Waste Services Crew Worker, Other , Enid, Oklahoma

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