Commercial Equip Opr (Solid Waste/Recycling 2 vacancies)

Job description

Job ID: 44186

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular




Operates vehicles in support of Solid Waste/Recycling.

Operates front-loader garbage truck, rear lift truck, 2-ton dump truck for refuse, collection, and transport of waste. Operates compactor and cardboard baler.

Pressure washes sidewalks, steps, buildings, etc. as requested.

Performs station clean up and miscellaneous tasks including but not limited to loading and unloading cardboard. Operates a forklift for relocating bales of cardboard. Performs duties as assigned.


Completion of the ninth grade.

Experience or knowledge of and ability to safely operate machinery, tools, equipment and materials used in area of work.

Experience or knowledge of parts, equipment, maintenance and the mechanical operation of motor vehicles.

Skill in safely operating various types of motorized vehicles including but not limited to dump trucks, tractors, forklifts, pallet trucks, front-end loaders, and golf-carts.

Ability to troubleshoot, diagnose, maintain and repair a variety of equipment and machinery used in area of work.

Possession of a valid State of Florida of Georgia Commercial Driver's License (CDL), Class A.

Pay Plan

This is an USPS (University Support Personnel System) position.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Veterans' Preference

Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the service members and veterans, will receive preference and priority in employment and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. For information on who may be eligible for Veterans' Preference, go to, or call FSU Human Resources at (850) 644-6034.

IMPORTANT: In order to claim Veterans' Preference, applicants must upload a DD-214 (and other documentation, as applicable) with their online application prior to the closing date of the job opening.

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Posted: 9/15/2018
Application Due: 9/28/2018
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