Equipment Operator (Sanitation/Recycling)

Posted: 05/12/2023

Must be able to perform all duties assigned in relation to the Environmental Services Department.  Must be able to drive a collection vehicle over a designated route, bring trash or recycling containers to the truck, empty them into the collection vehicle, and return container(s) to prescribed area.  Make special collections as assigned.  Note variances to prescribed services.  Maintain radio or other communications with the office to receive or report variances to standard operations.  Conduct daily inspection of tire air pressures, hydraulic pressure, air tanks, hydraulic fluids, transmission fluids, power steering, lights, and other critical parts of collection vehicle prior to the execution of the daily tasks.  Maintain a variety of records relating to inspections, maintenance activity, collection activity, etc. Perform routine inspections and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment and refers defects or needed repairs to supervisor; cleans equipment; wash collection vehicle.

Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. Anyone interested in this position can pick up an application form and a job description at the Rolla Recycling Center, 2141 Old St. James Road or visit the website at