Temporary Laborer-Sanitation

Salary: $14.00 per hour
Shift: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (Overtime as required)
Recruitment Period: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Please print ALL linked documents below and return to our office in person or mail to:

Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069

Employment Application

EEO Survey

Waiver and Release

Inclusion Statement


Education and Experience:  Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age. 

Skills:  Interpersonal skills necessary to be courteous of fellow employees and residents while performing duties.  

Duties and Responsibilities:  Works on the back of a truck and picks up yardwaste on assigned route.  Manually lifts residential yardwaste and empties yardwaste into refuse truck. Acts as a ground guide and assists the Sanitation Worker II in the safe operation & collection of yardwaste materials. Operates compactor mechanism on truck by manually pushing lever to start the automatic packing of yardwaste.  Observes pick up area to determine whether area is free of yardwaste.  Cleans yardwaste from area where spilling has occurred.  Assists with the placement of residential trash polycarts.  Works in a safe manner. Follows safety rules and safe work practices.  Uses safety equipment as required.  Performs janitorial and maintenance duties.  Performs related duties as required.

Working Conditions:  Frequent exposure of up to 80% of work time to dirt, dust, extreme weather temperatures, noise, and noxious fumes and odors, and potentially hazardous waste and chemicals.  Much of the work is performed outdoors in inclement weather and during all seasons.

Mental and Physical Abilities: Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.  Ability to lift and carry moderately heavy (25-50 lb.) and heavy (50-75 lb.) yardwaste and debris frequently.  Work requires continued walking, stooping, standing, some climbing and flexibility to bend, twist, and reachAbility to maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance.

Additional Information: For contact purposes, applicant must provide a telephone number and must pass a background investigation, physical examination and drug screen.