Durham, North Carolina

Duke University Facilities Management

Sanitation Equipment Operator (FMD) LEVEL 3



Work Performed

Drive and operate a heavy duty refuse truck equipped with automatic lift to take refuse from Dempster Dumpster containers and load and unload special refuse compaction containers as well as special construction trash receivers.

Collect and dispose of refuse and waste material from University facilities.

Review the work of lower level employees and assist in the training of new personnel. Follow a predetermined schedule of refuse collection.

Follow a predetermined schedule of preventive maintenance for all sanitation equipment. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.


Minimum Qualifications

Education/ Training: Work requires ability to understand and follow instructions general acquired through a partial high school education

Experience: Work requires six months of truck driving experience required. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE.

N.C. Commercial driver's license Class A or B, and heavy lifting required.


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Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


Durham, North Carolina

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