Human Resources Department
212 SW 9th St
Lawton, OK  73501


Job Title:

SANITATION OPERATOR  One (1) position available
Announcement #:2373
Location: Public Works Department / Solid Waste Collection
Beginning Salary:      $1,024.00 bi-weekly
Closing Date: 5 pm January 21, 2014
Status: Full-time  Possession of valid Oklahoma Class "B" commercial drivers license.   

Position Purpose

Operates a 52,000 GVW 20 cubic yard refuse packer and/or a 62,000 GVW Roll-on Roll-off truck in the hauling of commercial and residential refuse.

Job Duties/Knowledge

Operates trucks of various sizes and weights in the loading, hauling and unloading of refuse from residential and commercial pick-up points.  Performs routine inspection and preventative maintenance on assigned trucks and equipment. Performs all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.  Performs crew chief duties.  Occasionally performs a variety of activities when on call. Must be available at all times during the assigned period.  Performs some or all of the duties of laborer as required or assigned.  Serves as ground guide as required. Considerable knowledge of equipment operating principles; working knowledge of the methods, used in refuse collection and transportation.  Ability to understand and follow oral or written instruction and to give oral instruction; ability to observe proper safety precautions; ability to establish effective working relationships with others; ability to perform heavy manual tasks under varying conditions; ability to assess the job at hand and make necessary changes or corrections keeping in line with standard procedures.

Requirement-Education & Experience

Due to Oklahoma State licensing requirements for this position, an original or certified true copy of your birth certificate or passport  must be made available before a conditional offer for a job can be made.Graduation from high school or GED equivalent. Two (2) years experience involving the use of light to heavy equipment related to refuse collection and transportation. Possession of valid Oklahoma Class "B" commercial drivers license. 






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Or apply at:  Human Resources Department, 212 SW 9th, Lawton OK   73501  Phone: (580) 581-3392  Fax:  (580) 581-3530

The City of Lawton affords equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability status.

This position requires successful completion of a City of Lawton drug screen and/or physical as a condition of employment.