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City of Austin



Austin, TX

$21.38-$24.03 per hour

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Duties, Functions and Responsibilities: Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Picks up, processes, or disposes of trash, brush, litter, recyclables, bulky items, re-use items, or compostable items and dumps collected materials at designated dump sites/landfill. Pre-trips all vehicles and heavy equipment, as required by management; maintains detailed vehicle and equipment records; and completes paperwork, forms, and reports related to collection activities. Learns and follows routes, reads street maps, and micro-routes to locate route destinations. Operates Rear-Loading Refuse Truck and other Austin Resource Recovery vehicles and equipment, as needed. Performs basic vehicle inspections and maintenance and maintain vehicle records. Uses hand tools such as backpack blower, rake, shovel, and sweep to stack, load, and unload smaller debris and litter. Decides whether to pick up trash that is set out improperly. Provides information to customers when appropriate and responds to routine customer questions about work being performed. Places customer notices, door hangers, and public information literature. Cleans up illegal dump sites, parkland, targeted homeless encampment sites and other sites with high volume of trash-related complaints or concerns throughout the city of Austin. Follows all safety rules. Observes and reports accidents, burglaries, and hazardous situations. Assists other ARR crews as directed and perform other duties as assigned.
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