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Utility Equipment Operator II - Truck Driver (Refuse)

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$38,935 - 50,056
  • Posted Date:12/29/2017



  • Operates a refuse truck for the collection of curbside residential trash, recyclables and yard waste
  • Performs skilled work in the operation of heavy motorized equipment
  • Responsible for operating any one of the following; dump truck, brush truck, refuse truck, roll-off truck, automated or rear load collection vehicle etc.; loading refuse or other maintenance materials onto truck(s); hauling material to the appropriate processing facility, preparing and maintaining records of work performed; and performing general maintenance on equipment
  • Assists with code enforcement, outdoor space maintenance, etc.
  • Performs related work as required

Position is considered “essential personnel”; defined as staff who are required to report to their designated work location during weather related or other emergencies, even when town offices are closed or normal operations are suspended


  • High school diploma or GED; supplemented by one t0 two years previous experience and/or training involving heavy equipment operation, preferably operating solid waste collection trucks and Public Works maintenance; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Class B CDL with air brakes, with acceptable driving records
  • Flagger Certificate within six months of employment
  • Forklift Certificate within six months of employment


  • Virginia Department of Transportation Flagging certificate and Forklift Operator certificated
  • Must be able to obtain, within 1 year, Virginia Department of Transportation Flagging certificate
  • Must be able to obtain, within 1 year, Forklift Operator certificate
  • Ability to work overtime as required and to participate in special events and after hours emergencies as needed


  • Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


  • Town Shop, 1479 Sterling Road



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