Ogden City Corporation
  • 01-Aug-2018 to 15-Aug-2018 (MST)
  • Refuse
  • Ogden, UT, USA
  • $15.43 to $21.08
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Eligible for benefits


Operate refuse collection vehicles throughout the City and pick up refuse and recycling materials. Receives general supervision from the Sanitation Supervisor. Receives technical and functional supervision from the Solid Waste Foreman.



One year of general maintenance experience performing field maintenance work within the assigned area of responsibility; some experience operating automated refuse collection equipment preferred. Training equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Utah CDL, Class A within 60 days.  



Employee will be required to complete NIMS IS100 and IS700 within six months of hire.


Failure to obtain/maintain license and certificate as outlined above will result in termination from the position.



  • Promote and follow the City's values and expectations.
  • Operate refuse collection vehicles throughout the City and pick up City refuse and recycling.
  • Operate Mechanical Sweepers, Flushers, Grinder & loaders as needed.
  • Operate hydraulic systems and controls on truck to successfully complete daily duties and tasks.
  • Perform maintenance and repair tasks on truck issued each day; grease and lubricate all moving parts; check and replace necessary fluid.
  • Clean assigned vehicle after completing route and return to storage facility.
  • Fill out maintenance and route reports.
    • Full range of duties as assigned including the operation of various maintenance machines and equipment at the compost facility. Also shoveling and spreading asphalt and the laying and repairing of pipelines, and ability to be available and respond to emergency operations at any hour.
    • Operate construction and maintenance equipment such as Refuse trucks, Street sweepers, salt/sand spreader, snow plows, dump trucks, front-end loader, backhoe, Vactor, flush truck, leaf machines, compressors, jack hammers, grinders, screens, mowers, weed eaters, blowers and chain saws.
    • Maintain hand tools and assigned equipment.
    • Install street barricades and cones prior to the performance of street repair activities.
    • Direct and control traffic around work sites.
    • Utilize proper safety precautions related to all work performed.
    • Respond to public inquiries in a courteous manner.
    • Provide information within the area of assignment.
    • Resolve complaints in an efficient and timely manner.
    • Perform snow removal and ice control duties as required.
  • When assigned to the Streets, Solid Waste, or Sewer sections of the Operations Division - work on projects in any of these sections when assigned.


  • Be available to work 15 hours at a time when needed; be available for recall at any hour for snow/ice control operation or other contingency operations.
  • Detention basin maintenance; inspect and clear obstructions from storm drains, sewer lines, gutters and culverts; assist in repair of sewer mains, man holes; tap sewer mains.
  • Participate in safety and risk management activities; take action to reduce liability to the city.
  • Attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this position.       Employee is required to work as a team and frequently meet with co-workers and supervisors; employee is required to communicate in-person with the public during office hours; and employee is required to use on-site equipment.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
  • Actively participate in and enforce our recycling education.



Respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints.



Knowledge, skills, abilities:

  • Methods and techniques of refuse and recycling collection and disposal.
  • Basic equipment maintenance and repair methods and techniques.
  • Methods and techniques of general construction, maintenance and repair related to the area of work assigned.
  • Operational characteristics of mechanical equipment and tools used in the area of work assigned.
  • Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.
  • Learn to perform unskilled and semi-skilled maintenance, construction and repair work in the area of work assigned.
  • Operate a variety of vehicular and stationary mechanical equipment in a safe and effective manner.
  • Perform a variety of manual tasks for extended periods of time and in unfavorable weather conditions.
  • Perform heavy manual labor; work independently in the absence of supervision.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include walking or standing for extended periods of time, operating assigned equipment.
  • Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for: Making observations, communicating with others, and operating assigned equipment and vehicles as required by the position.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Maintain mental capacity which allows for effective interaction and communication with others.
  • Ability to comply with all city policies and regulations, including safety and risk management standards.



The work conditions described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Working conditions involve travel from site to site. Work in a refuse environment. Exposure to waste and infectious materials. Exposure to dust and noise. May work at heights or in deep trenches. Work in inclement weather conditions. Heavy lifting, standing, climbing, and stooping.



Successful applicant must pass background check.



Driving record of successful applicant will be obtained by the HR office.



Successful applicant must submit a copy of above education requirements when requested.



Applicants MUST submit a copy of their DD-214 to the Human Resource office during the interview process. This is for initial appointments only.



Range 30 - $1,233.68 to $1,685.78 (Bi-weekly Rate) (DOQ). Typically hire at minimum. This position is eligible for benefits.



On-line applications will be accepted at www.ogdencity.com until Wednesday, August 15, 2018. If you do not have access to a computer, you may come to the Ogden City Human Resources office located at 2549 Washington Blvd., Suite 220, Ogden, UT 84401 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.


All applications/resumes will be evaluated and ranked on the basis of relevant education and experience as stated therein. Highest ranking applicants may be invited for a personal interview.




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