Under general supervision acts as lead-driver on packer truck on a prescribed route.


Acts as lead-driver on sanitation route; assures that collections are on schedule and adequate; may drive truck to transfer station, unload and return.

Supervises Relief Driver/Loaders.

Responsible for cleaning, servicing and minor maintenance on packer truck.

Observes and reports possible ordinance violations.

Empties refuse and garbage cans; picks up tree limbs, household furnishings, and all other types of bulky trash.

Submits records of volume and/or weight of refuse collected; submits record of vehicle malfunctions and daily vehicle check.

Assist in snow and ice control and other emergency situations; may assist other divisions of the Public Service Department.

May fill in as compost or transfer station worker; may pick up, deliver or maintain solid waste containers and recycling.

May operate loader or backhoe.

Performs other work which is consistent with the essential elements of the job.


Knowledge of ordinances and regulations relating to sanitation and refuse. Some knowledge of vehicle maintenance.

Ability to drive a packer truck under adverse conditions and in close quarters.

Ability to lead other employees.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, officials and the public.

Ability to communicate in person, by telephone and/or two-way radio, ability to comprehend instructions.


Any combination of experience and training equivalent to completion of high school, with some experience as a laborer or truck operator.


Possession of a valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License as required by the State of Nebraska.

This position will be a fill in position on sanitation routes, the transfer station (no semi-tractor/trailer operation), tree grinding and composting site.

Must be able to operate loader, backhoe, and large trucks. Experience in the operation of refuse packer trucks is a plus.

Posting 09/28/2015 TO 10/7/2015
PAY $15.23 TO $21.02
FLSA Non-exempt

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Under direction, serves in a 911 and dispatch center and receives telephone calls and radio messages and transmits voice radio messages to appropriate police, fire and related personnel; receives the public and supplies necessary information; performs clerical work involving typing, transcribing and filing of various police records; maintains dispatch and other police records and logs.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Receives telephone calls and other messages requiring action and transmits orders to appropriate law enforcement, fire, EMT, related personnel and other agencies utilizing established procedures; prioritizes action and responses to calls; uses standard operation procedures in sending and receiving radio and telephone messages; monitors calls; receives emergency calls and dispatches appropriate unit to handle emergencies; processes and maintains a variety of logs, reports and records; notifies and/or calls other stations and personnel via pagers and telephone in weather and other emergencies; monitors burglar and fire alarm systems; monitors Sheriff, State Patrol and local government frequencies; monitors video-security systems of the station; may assist in searches and other processes involving prisoners; serves at police counter and receives public; receives and accounts for some fees and fines; enters data in and retrieves information from NCIC, NCIS and office computer; may maintain fingerprint and pawn ticket files; assists the public in preparing complaints and reports; transcribes crime, incident and arrest reports from a recording; types any of numerous investigative, accident and miscellaneous incident reports; maintains a number of files on crimes, incidents, arrests, vehicles, traffic, bicycles and property; receives reports of stolen or missing property and similar incidents.

OTHER DUTIES: Performs related duties as required.


Knowledge of current office procedures and machines.

Knowledge of the geography of the area.

Ability to learn police, fire, EMS and similar procedures and practices.

Ability to transcribe from a recording at a rate of 40 WPM.

Ability to speak clearly and concisely.

Ability to work under stress, to think clearly and act quickly in emergencies and be cognizant of safety of officers and others.

Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Ability to become certified by the State Communications School.

Ability to acquire Notary Public certification, as requested.

Ability to perform moderate physical work and to lift 50 pounds and to frequently lift and carry 25 pounds and on occasion up to 50 pounds.

Ability to stand, walk, sit, bend, kneel, grasp, pinch, pick and perform a variety of similar body movements.

Possesses hand/eye/foot coordination adequate to use radio, transcribing and computer equipment, pen and paper to take notes, and to operate a vehicle.

Ability to talk and hear in person, by telephone and two-way radio and monitor alarms; ability to see and read instructions, monitors lights, tape and transcribing equipment.


Any combination of experience and training equivalent to graduation from high school and one year of general clerical and record keeping experience preferably supplemented by some experience in operating a radio telephone.


Possession of, or ability to obtain, certification such as a Communication Operator, Law Enforcement Teletype certification and CPR; ability to obtain an Emergency Medical Dispatch Certificate.


SALARY RANGE:  $14.50 – $20.16

HOURS:  Currently working 12 hour shifts with every other week resulting in a 3 day weekend.

BENEFITS:  Click Here for a summary of benefits.

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  • Workforce Development
  • 306 E 6th St.
  • North Platte, Nebraska 69101
  • (308) 535-8320