This is an entry-level trainee position intended for individuals with no or less than six months of professional experience operating a specialized commercial vehicle. Individuals already in possession of a South Carolina Class B or A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) will complete up to 4 weeks of training, including both classroom and hands-on training intended to provide the essential skills and knowledge required to operate a variety of specialized commercial vehicles, including right-side drive safely and independently upon program completion. Individuals who do not already possess a CDL will undergo additional training for up to 12 weeks and will be required to obtain a Commercial Learner’s Permit (CLP) within 3 weeks of hire and the CDL license within 8 weeks of hire.
The purpose of this position is to develop and prepare trainees for promotion to Solid Waste Equipment Operator I. To successfully complete the program, trainees must demonstrate proficiency and understanding in the following areas: federal, state, city, and department rules and regulations; inspections, reports, and documentation; equipment safety; customer service; routes and directions; and driving. Failure to demonstrate proficiency and understating in all areas at designated evaluation points will result in removal from the training program.
Job Requirements • High school diploma or equivalent is required. • This is an entry-level training position that does not require prior experience. • Must be able to obtain a DOT Medical Card from the City of Greenville. • Motor vehicle record must meet the standards of City policy.
Driver's License Requirements • Valid South Carolina Class D Driver's License at hire. • Valid South Carolina Class B CLP within 3 weeks of hire. • Valid South Carolina Class B CDL with air brake provision within 8 weeks of hire.