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Residential Driver Helper

Location: Greater Greenville, SC

Job Title: Residential Driver Helper

Reports To:  Operations Manager

Summary:  

The Driver Helper rides on the vehicle and assists the Driver in providing prompt, courteous and complete waste removal services for customers who reside on a designated residential route. Position is responsible for safely loading waste, as well as carrying bags and containers to the vehicle for disposal. The position assists the Driver in maneuvering his or her vehicle by directing the Driver from the ground. In addition, the Helper helps to maintain the cleanliness of the vehicle.  

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Ride on the vehicle to assist the Driver while servicing customers on a designated route.

  • Operate packing mechanism and various levers and handles to activate the lifting and loading mechanism

  • Clean waste from the packer blade and truck body on each disposal trip; spray and clean the hopper and truck, if applicable.

  • Perform complete pre- and post-operation inspection of the vehicle in accordance with Company policy; report any safety issues on standard reports.

  • Courteously interact with all customers, dispatchers and others on a daily basis to ensure all customer routes are serviced in a timely and professional manner.

  • Continuously monitor waste for evidence of unacceptable waste.

  • Clean area around an accidental waste spill, ensuring adherence to all applicable safety standards and policies.

  • Maintain adherence to required productivity standards for the department to ensure all customers are serviced in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Follow all required safety policies and procedures.

  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

  • Follow and comply with all safety policies.  

  • Additional duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education/ and or Experience:

  • High School Diploma.

  • 1-3 years of experience in a similar position.

  • Experience in the Solid Waste Industry preferred. 

 

Specialized Knowledge Required Including any required certificates, licenses, and registrations

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  •  Light lifting (20-25 pounds), office environment

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

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

 

  • Office:  Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements.

  • Travel:  As required for position.

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