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City of Greenville
City of Greenville

Job Location: Greenville, SC
Job Type: Full Time
Department: PUBLIC WORKS

$32,177.60 - $46,654.40 Annually


475 Fairforest Way - Greenville, SC

Job Type

Full Time



Job Number





3/5/2021 11:59 PM Eastern

Brief Description

Brief Description of the Job
Acts as a crew leader for removal and disposal of litter, debris, and trash along roadways located within Greenville City rights-of way. Provides direction on work assignments, maintains worksite safety, and ensures compliance with policy and procedures. Operates a pickup truck with dump body, utility vehicle, or other non-commercial drivers license (CDL) vehicle with trailer for hauling work materials between sites and waste materials to a certified facility for disposal. Performs pre- and post-trip vehicle inspections and maintains accurate vehicle log. May be required to work on holidays or unpredictable schedules.

Position may function as a Streets Sweeper Truck Operator relief driver; must maintain a commercial drivers license (CDL).

Job Duties

Essential Functions
Maintain Cleanliness of Roads along Right-of-Ways (75%): Lead and assist other technicians in the removal and disposal of litter, debris and trash along roadways, sidewalks, and grassy areas within residential and/or commercial zones. Clear grass and leaves from sidewalks. Utilize a backpack blower, suction equipment, walk-behind power broom, or litter pickers in performance of duties. Ensure crew has adequate supply of picking tools, bags, rakes, dust pans, containers, etc. Operate a pickup truck with dump body, utility vehicle, or other non-CDL vehicle with trailer to haul and deliver work materials between sites, as well as, waste to certified facility.

Serve as Relief Driver as Needed (15%): Operate right-side-drive street sweeper truck equipped with side gutter brooms and main broom. Control a continuous motion of maneuvering the brooms with a joystick mounted inside the cab of the truck and rocker switches located on the dash for outside-of-the-cab functions. Maneuver vehicle in and out of high traffic areas. Operate a console computer-operated function, which controls the Power-Take-Off, throttle and tailgate open/closing activities. Ensure truck is equipped with all necessary equipment for the day`s assignment including broom, dustpan, reflective triangles, shovel, fire extinguisher, Lock Out tag, hard hat, chock block and body props. Operate navigation system aids for street sweeping routing purposes. Complete and submit records of the routing issues, tonnage of loads, fuel usage, odometer readings, minor cost, and other records associated street sweeping tasks.

Perform & Comply with Safety Measures (5%): Train technicians on safe methods and procedures used to pick-up and dispose of litter, debris and trash. Perform daily pre-and post-trip vehicle inspections and maintain accurate vehicle log. Check and monitor fluid levels, tire air pressure, and other vehicle and/or equipment maintenance indicators. Ensure vehicle and equipment receive required maintenance. Inspect equipment for safe and operations. Responsible for daily cleanliness of assigned vehicle. Attend safety training classes.

Manage Waste Disposal (5%): Ensure waste materials are disposed of at certified facility. Assist with after-hour special events waste, litter, and neighborhood cleanup. Convey basic information to the public when approached with questions.
Perform other duties assigned.


Job Requirements
Formal Education: High school diploma or equivalent is required.

Experience: Must be able to demonstrate safe operation of a vehicle with trailer in tow. Relief drivers must have over one year of experience operating solid waste, heavy, or construction equipment and experience operating right-side-drive vehicles.

Drivers License Required: Must have a valid South Carolina Class D license. South Carolina Class B CDL required to operate as a relief driver.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of:

  • Basic problem-solving techniques for equipment and materials.
  • Safe handling of litter, debris, recycling, and solid waste materials.
Ability to:
  • Maneuver a pickup truck with a trailer attached through traffic.
  • Walk for extended periods to move between work sites.
  • Work cooperatively with other staff members.
  • Lead other technicians performing the same or similar work.
  • Work in inclement weather conditions including cold rain, wind, heat, snow, sleet, etc.
  • Appropriately place out safety signage.
  • Use radios and basic GPS devices.
  • Work safely around traffic obstacles and vehicles.
  • Communicate with the public in a respectful and knowledgeable manner.
  • Operate and utilize litter pickers, radio, dust pans, cleaning supplies, rakes, broom, non-CDL pickup truck, utility vehicle, tow hitch, back pack blowers, ear protection, etc.

Working Conditions
Primary Work Location: Outdoors (streets, sidewalks, rights-of-way, plaza and parking garages).

Environmental/Health and Safety Factors: Frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Majority of work performed outside or with exposure to risk. Daily exposure to extreme temperature, wetness and/or humidity, respiratory hazards, noise and vibration, and physical hazards. Constant exposure to communicable disease, and physical danger. Frequent exposure to traffic. Occasional exposure to chemical hazards.

Protective Equipment Required: Safety glasses, gloves, ear plugs, safety vest, steel-toed boots, hard hat, and dust mask.

Physical Demands
Continuously requires standing, walking, lifting, carrying, reaching, vision, hearing, twisting, and talking. Frequently requires crawling, pushing/pulling, climbing, foot controls, bending, and crouching. Occasionally requires sitting, kneeling, and balancing. Heavy strength demands include exerting 50-100 pounds occasionally, 25-50 pounds frequently, or from 10 up to 20 pounds constantly.

Mental Demands
Frequently requires recurrent change of tasks, performing multiple tasks simultaneously, working closely with others as part of a team, and noisy/distracting environment. Occasionally requires time pressures, emergency situations, irregular schedule/overtime, and tedious or exacting work.

How To Apply:
Please fill out our Online Application by clicking the Apply button below:

Our office hours are 8:00 am-5:00 pm Monday - Friday.

The City of Greenville will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals. The City of Greenville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability status or age in employment or provision of services.
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