Employment Opportunities:

Sanitation Truck Operator



Announcing:  The City of Hillsboro, Kansas seeks a qualified individual to be a Sanitation Truck Operator.  Must be 21 to apply.  Send resumes and applications marked “Sanitation Truck Operator” to:  City of Hillsboro, P.O Box 125, Hillsboro, Kansas 67063 by Monday, August 20, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.  Call 620-947-3162 for an application and job description or click here for an online application.  EOE


Basic Duties

The successful candidate will be working outdoors in a variety of situations, including:


1)         Empty dumpsters and polycarts;

2)         Safe operation of the truck;

3)         Perform truck cleaning;

4)         Report/perform truck maintenance;

5)         Follow scheduled routes;

6)         Other duties as assigned.


Individual needs to showcase the following skills:  safe driving, flexibility, adaptive co-worker interactions, accurate & timely record keeping, excellent customer service, effective communication skills, and time management.  Sanitation experience/truck operation preferred, but not required.


Successful candidate will operate with the existing sanitation truck and current operator for a period of time.  Once the City of Hillsboro implements a new system with a new automated truck with side arm grabber and redesigned routes for collecting trash/recycling in 2019, individual will be tasked with efficiently implementing the new system.


Salary and Benefits:  The salary is competitive and dependent upon the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate.  The position is covered by the KPERS Retirement System.


The successful candidate will be required to pass a physical, drug screening, and a range of motion examination. Must obtain CDL within 60 days of employment and willing to relocate to Hillsboro.




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(620) 947-3162

118 E. Grand Ave.

Hillsboro, KS 67063