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Equipment Operator - Sanitation

From $33,596 yearly

City of Hickory

Last Updated: 6/11/21

Job Description

For doers and makers seeking a well-rounded community, Hickory is a bridge between Asheville and Charlotte at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains along Interstate 40, where a collective spirit of craftsmanship strengthens any endeavor with detail, artistry and quality.
Hickory, North Carolina, is a three-time All-America City on the Catawba River approximately one hour east of Asheville and one hour north of Charlotte. More than 40,000 residents call Hickory their home and Hickory is the hub of a 350,000 metropolitan area. Hickory has outstanding school systems, seven recreation facilities, two libraries, several golf courses, theaters, art museums, and eighteen gorgeous parks. Beautiful Lake Hickory is over 4,000 acres and has many public access areas. Please check out Hickory at [Register to View] [Register to View] or? [Register to View] ? for a web portal all about Hickory and the surrounding areas and what makes Hickory a "Well Crafted" City.

Qualified applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetics, or the presence of a non-job related medical condition or disability. U.S. Law requires all applicants to furnish proof of identity and right to work in the U.S.

All offers of employment are contingent on the successful completion of a post-offer functional pre-work screen and a drug screen. This examination process is designed to determine if applicants are able to efficiently perform the essential functions of the job without physical harm to themselves, or others. All applicants are subject to a background check.

An employee in this class will serve on multiple vehicles that require a Class "B" license. Applicants should possess ability to supervise subordinate personnel and make minor equipment repairs. Good knowledge of traffic and safety rules; ability to communicate with oral and written skills and learn the routing system for garbage pick-up; ability to drive as well as perform heavy manual labor in a variety of weather conditions. Other duties and equipment as assigned. Prefer applicants who possess some experience in the operation of rear-end garbage packer, automated and/or front-end loaders under all types of weather conditions. Minimum age of 18; Class "A" or Class "B" commercial driver's license required and possess a high school diploma or GED.

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Hickory, North Carolina, United States