Perform refuse transport duties and loading activities utilizing heavy equipment and eighteen wheel semi-tractor and trailer to transport refuse between City transfer station/convenience centers and the landfill; maintain assigned loading and transport equipment and perform a variety of other related duties in support of the Solid Waste Department.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
High school diploma or GED plus three (3) years professional driving experience which required the possession of a Commercial Driver's License (CDL). Course work in automotive technology, transportation technology or truck driving desirable. Possession of a valid New Mexico Commercial Driver's License (CDL) class A.
This is a safety sensitive position and requires a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and random drug/alcohol testing. Position requires: CDL Physical, Odd days off.
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
Methods and techniques of refuse transport utilizing an eighteen wheel semi-tractor
Techniques and methods of equipment maintenance and minor repair
Operational characteristics of a variety of equipment including, front-loaders, tract-type excavators, Roll-Off trucks and various transport equipment and vehicles
City streets and roads
Traffic laws, ordinance and rules involved in transport vehicle operations
Principles and procedures of record keeping
Refuse collection hazards and standard safety practices related to the operation of a wide variety of light to heavy equipment
Emergency and accident reporting procedures
Operate two-way radio communications equipment
Perform routine safety checks of assigned equipment prior to operation
TO APPLY: All applicants must submit, by expiration date, a City Application. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application. An On-Line Application Process can be accessed at web site www.cabq.gov/jobs. Applications are also available at the City of Albuquerque Human Resources Department 400 Marquette NW 7th Floor Suite 703, Albuquerque NM 87103. Copies of required certifications, registrations, and/or licenses, if not attached on-line, must be provided at the time of interview. Additionally, if requesting acceptance of post secondary courses/degrees, a copy of your transcript is required at the time of the interview. Failure to complete the application in its entirety will result in disqualification.
NOTE: Your qualifications for this position will be determined on the basis of the information presented in your City application.
VACANCY LISTINGS: May be obtained from the City's website at http://www.cabq.gov and classified advertisements in the Sunday, Albuquerque Journal.