Recycling, yard waste, and garbage will not be collected on Monday, May 25, in recognition of Memorial Day. Regular collection is delayed one day for the remainder of the week, with Friday collection occurring on Saturday. 

Career Details


Date Posted: 9/27/2019

Location: MCTS/MNTS

Type of Employment: Full Time

Reports To: Director of Recycling
Starting Pay: $27.68/hourly
Open until filled
May be required to work some Saturdays


The following duties are normal for this position. Duties and responsibilities are listed to reflect a sense of key priority. They are not to be construed or exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. 

  1. Operates tractor-trailer truck to haul garbage and yard waste from MWA transfer stations to landfill; follows established procedures in loading, securing, and unloading materials. 
  2. Performs pre and post trip inspections of tractor, trailer and tarping systems to assure everything is in proper working order. 
  3. Completes daily operation reports including documentation of equipment maintenance needs. 
  4. Assists in the repair and maintenance of tractor-trailers, and related mechanical equipment. 
  5. Understands and complies with all IDOT and MWA regulations and politcies governing the transport and delivery of solid waste materials. 


Position requires: 

  • Graduation from high school or GED equivalency.
  • Prior job related experience offering comparable services is desirable.
  • A valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with job related (Tanker, Air brake and Hazmat) endorsements as required by Iowa Department of Transportation.
  • A drug test and pre-employment physical and is subject to random alcohol and drug testing. Must maintain insurability standards.

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