Sanitation Driver

at City of Wilmington in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

SANITATION DRIVER - Department: Public Works

Salary: ‘Level 5’ $42,449 to $59,429 per year

Affiliation: AFSCME Local 320

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Announcement #: 6022002

Posted: 06/12/2024 End: 07/03/2024 at 4:30 P.M.


Performs routine garbage and refuse task collection duties; works snow detail as needed and determined by management.

Work is usually performed under the direct supervision of the Assistant Sanitation Supervisor who issues general orders on routine jobs and specific instructions when departures are made from established procedures.


Performs difficult and heavy manual labor in connection with general sanitation duties, i.e., picking up garbage and refuse and loading it into the truck. Operates compactor or packer-type refuse trucks, which collect garbage, rubbish, and refuse. Installs and removes skid chains as needed. Operation of snow removal equipment as needed.

Chucking will be required on an as-needed basis to meet operational needs.

Work occasionally requires the performance of tasks requiring the use of hand tools.

Possess and maintain a valid "CDL" Class “B” driver's license with an active medical examiner’s certificate, a good driving record, and ability to pass drug screening mandated by Federal Department of Transportation for CDL drivers.

Performs all related work as required.


Regularly work near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions.

Frequently works in places highly precarious and is exposed to vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Regularly required to reach with hands and arms. Frequently is required to stand, walk, and use hands, operate objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk or hear.

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Job Posting: 1277554

Posted On: Jun 12, 2024

Updated On: Jul 03, 2024

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