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(Archived) Laborer II- Sanitation Technician

Last Updated: 3/21/23

Job Description

Department: Facilities Campus Services

Full time

Open until filled: Yes

Requisition: 202300083S

Educational and Experience Requirement:

Less than a High School diploma with the ability to read and write. Minimum of six months as Laborer I or equivalent. Additional education may be considered in lieu of experience.

Must have a valid Texas Commercial Driver’s License.

Nature & Purpose of Position:

Performs a variety of duties to assist in the universities waste management program. Main duties include safely operating a variety of solid waste vehicles to collect and transport solid waste and recycling materials.

Primary Responsibilities:

Operates various types of solid waste collection trucks, operates mechanism for loading, compressing, and dumping refuse and recyclable materials; drives to designated area to deliver refuse and recyclable materials; safely operates the solid waste collection truck; safely operates the packing and dumping apparatus; assures that solid waste collection truck is properly, equipped, lubricated, and serviced; washes interior and exterior of solid waste collection truck; reports needed repairs immediately; may have the opportunity to participate in related cross-training opportunities.

Other Specifications:

Must have a valid Texas Commercial Driver’s License. Maintain safe and efficient operation of solid waste collection and transport equipment and vehicles. Ability to use independent judgment while operating machines and performing assigned duties. Perform pre-trip/post-trip vehicle inspections and complete daily work sheet for equipment operated. Keep work location and vehicle in order. Knowledge of traffic laws involved in safe equipment operations and safety precautions necessary to operate equipment, including various types of solid waste collection trucks. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; understand and carry out written and oral instructions; establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, and the public. Requires driving record acceptable to University’s insurance carrier. Uniforms and identification badges are provided by the University according to departmental policy.

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Physical Address:

Human Resources Department

1831 University Ave, John W. Thomason Bldg. Suite 202

P.O. Box 2356

Huntsville, TX 77341-2356

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Huntsville, Texas, United States
A Great Name in Texas Education! Named for Texas’s greatest hero, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) continually honors its historical roots through academic excellence. For more than 140 years, SHSU has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, “The measure of a Life is its Service,” resonates among its approximately 21,612 students, eight college...