Job Requisition Number: 23469. Facilities Services works to maintain a campus built environment that is conducive to teaching, learning and research. We strive to continuously improve the campus in partnership with all members of the campus community. Facilities Services is comprised of the following units: Campus Recycling and Refuse Services, Custodial Services, Environmental Services, Grounds Operations, Shops, Quality Assurance & Customer Service, Sustainability and Engineering Services and People's Park.
The role of this position is to perform recycling and/or refuse collection duties following established practices and policies. The position drives a rear loader packer truck and other class B vehicles; and collects refuse, recyclables or green waste on a specific route. Assist with loading and unloading refuse, recyclables, compost or green waste into/or from the packer truck, running the rear end controls on the packer truck, and stopping to collect materials placed within receptacles or the replacing the receptacles themselves throughout the campus and/or along the specified route. Drives the packer truck to and from landfill, the transfer station or recycling center or other designated sites. The position performs safety and maintenance inspections of trucks per a set schedule.
•Drives a rear loader packer truck or other class B vehicle and assists in the loading and unloading of recyclable material, green waste, garbage, etc. from trucks. Responsible for dumping trucks and collecting litter and empty receptacles. Delivers and collects receptacles. •Operates loading and compacting controls on trucks. •Cleans and lubricates pivot points on truck bodies. Inspects components and fluid levels for cab chassis, body and motors. Checks stress points for wear. Checks air pressure in tires and tires for wear. Recognizes and immediately reports problems and service needs to the lead or supervisor. •Conducts truck safety inspections on a daily basis as required by the California Highway Patrol BIT Program. The employee is personally responsible for following health and safety guidelines/instructions and using PPE (gloves, ear plugs, dust masks, hard toe shoes, uniforms). •Keeps accurate records such as dump tag service requests, recharge numbers, and route lists. Paints, labels, and maintains containers and equipment as needed or directed. Performs other duties as assigned.•Demonstrated skill and experience driving a packer truck and/or large Class B commercial trucks safely and in tight, confined areas. •Knowledge and skill to perform vehicle maintenance and safety inspections. •Must be able to read, write, and communicate in English. •Ability to work with minimum supervision. •Ability to interpret and follow verbal and written instructions. •Effective oral and written communication skills. •Ability to move up to 75-100 lbs. routinely. •Interpersonal skills and ability to work cooperatively with co-workers, clients and the campus community. •Ability to work outdoors in fluctuating and/or extreme weather conditions. •Must be able to respond to emergencies, work weekends and on holidays. This position is governed by the terms and conditions in the agreement for the Service Unit (SX) between the University of California and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). The current bargaining agreement manual can be found at: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/sx/index.html
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.