Examples of Duties
The primary duties of this position are light to heavy manual labor; collection of refuse, recycling, brush, and special pickups; municipal yard attendant for drop-off sites; operation of large trucks and motorized vehicles with varied capacities and special purpose equipment. Other duties may include, but are not limited to, snow and ice operations, emergency work, hauling a variety of materials, other seasonal duties such as hot-tar crack filling, concrete work, asphalt maintenance and repair, using a Vac-All, and assisting other divisions as needed.
The ideal candidate for this position is a positive individual who is comfortable utilizing technology, is highly adaptable and responsive to the changing priorities of the department and City, is comfortable interacting with a wide variety of people including City employees and the public, and possesses the ability to remain calm and professional when dealing with challenging situations and people.
High School Diploma or GED required.
Valid Wisconsin Drivers license in good standing per the City's policy required.
Valid Wisconsin Commercial Drivers License, Class B, C with air brakes required.
Minimum of two (2) years of recent paid work experience in the operation of trucks greater than 26,000 GVW required.
Experience with Light to Heavy labor
The first step in the selection process will be a review and evaluation of applications to identify those candidates who appear better qualified in terms of academic preparation, training, experience, and achievements as these relate to the duties and requirements of the position. To facilitate a fair and accurate evaluation, applicants are encouraged to include in or with their applications, clear and specific details about their qualifications. A representative number of applicants deemed better qualified in terms of the requirements of the position will be further evaluated and rated in an oral examination designed to assess knowledge, ability and personal suitability.
POST-OFFER PHYSICAL EXAM/DRUG TEST: Persons offered employment must pass a post-offer drug test and thorough physical examination as a condition of employment.
TRAINING (PROBATIONARY) PERIOD:
The City of West Allis is an at-will employer. All appointments are subject to a training (probationary) period of six (6) months; however, employment may be terminated at any time for any reason.