Applying To: Heavy Equipment Operator II (Refuse Collector) (Per Performance)

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Salary

HOURLY SALARY:  $16.21

Positions are paid on an hourly basis, are not eligible for the Employee Benefits Program and do not require City residency.

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position operate heavy equipment for lifting and loading refuse and garbage into trucks. Duties include picking up and empting garbage cans into truck; picking up debris and other refuse and operating mechanism for loading and dumping garbage and refuse. These positions require availability for 24-hour snow call. 

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Heavy Equipment Operator II

Minimum Qualifications

Three years of experience in the operation of heavy and specialized vehicles; OR, three years of truck driving experience with the City of St. Louis as a Utility Worker, Lead Utility Worker, Water Utility Worker, Equipment Operator, or Heavy Equipment Operator I.

LICENSE:  Incumbents must possess and maintain a valid Commercial Driver’s License (Class A or B) while employed by the City of St. Louis. Candidates that have a CDL permit at the time of hire must obtain a valid CDL (Class A or B) as a condition of successfully completing their working test period. Some positions may require incumbents to possess a Class A CDL before completion of their working test period.  Please note type of license, number, class, expiration date and State where issued on the Employment Application.  Applicants who do not possess a Missouri CDL or CDL permit must present a "Driving Record Check" from their State's Department of Motor Vehicles.

When completing the application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your experience, training and education relating to this position, particularly your experience driving heavy and specialized vehicles. Your experience and training will be used to determine whether you meet the entrance requirements for this position and to compute your Experience and Training evaluation. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application.  Applicants must provide explanation for all changes in employment and any gaps in their employment history. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.

MEDICAL: The pre-employment medical exam will include a drug screen and subsequent random drug and alcohol testing will be conducted in accordance with D.O.T. regulations.

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS:  To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of his/her DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application.  The Director of Personnel may, in his discretion, accept alternate documentation.

LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATION:  Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies.  Please submit application as soon as possible.  Applications can be submitted on the Internet.  Visit the City web site at http://stlouis-mo.gov/jobs

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: 100%
  • Character Investigation: Pass/Fail
  • Medical Examination: Pass/Fail

O.C. 2753
April 19, 2018
3326-11G

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