• Sweeper Driver - Class A/B

    Job Locations US-CA-Irwindale
    # of Openings
  • Overview & Essential Job Functions

    Position Summary


    The Sweeper Driver is responsible for safely operating a heavy-duty sweeper truck to perform assigned duties on cleaning the city's surface streets and/or parking lots. This position is responsible for efficiently servicing the city, while complying with all local, state, and federal transportation regulations and with Company policies.


    Essential Job Functions

    • Operates sweeping vehicle that cleans streets of trash and other accumulation by activating and controlling the rotary brushes and water spray.
    • Ensures waste, supplies and material handling equipment is secured prior to operating sweeper.
    • Performs pre- and post-trip inspections of assigned vehicle utilizing standard DVIR (Driver Vehicle Inspection Report).
    • Ensures vehicle is operating correctly while on the route and notifies Route Supervisor/Dispatch/Maintenance of any concerns.
    • Understands and practices operating as prescribed in Athens Services Safety Rules.
    • Immediately reports any unsafe situations/service calls to Route Supervisor/Dispatch before attempting service.
    • Participates and cooperates in all scheduled training, briefings, and Safety meetings as required by the Company.
    • Makes use of standard tools and resources provided by the Company.
    • Works closely with Route Supervisors to improve route efficiencies and identify on-road issues.
    • Performs all duties as scheduled by Route Supervisor or Dispatch, assisting other company drivers as directed.
    • Notifies Route Supervisor of any incidents/accidents/injures/property damage.
    • Provides a positive professional customer attitude when dealing with customers.

    Qualifications & Environmental Demands

    Required Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Valid Class B Driver's License.
    • 1 year of previous experience.
    • Acceptable Driver Record.
    • Able to meet all DOT requirements.
    • Ability to perform physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Bilingual English / Spanish
    • Work experience in the waste, environmental services, energy, or transportation industry.


    Physical/Environmental Demands:

    • Physical:
      • Standing, walking, seeing, hearing, & smelling continuously.
      • Problem solving, oral/written communication, analytical ability, concentration, & interpersonal abilities continuously.
      • Eye/hand coordination, handling, & wrist motion continuously.
      • Bending, reaching, stretching, frequently, and lifting ≤ 50 Lbs. frequently.
    • Environmental:
      • Exposure to dust, smoke, fumes, odors, grease, oil, chemicals, wet/hot conditions, & noise continuously.
      • Works outside only.



    • Competitive wages
    • Comprehensive benefit package Medical, Dental, Vision
    • 401K
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Life Insurance
    • Paid Vacation and Sick Time
    • Career plan
    • Recognition programs
    • Professional development learning
    • An exceptional work environment

    Athens will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and any other applicable state, federal or local laws. EEO/M/F/disability/veteran


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