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Refuse Driver

City of Lakewood – Public Works Refuse and Recycling
Refuse Driver

The City of Lakewood is currently seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of (1) one Refuse Driver in the Refuse and Recycling Division. This is a full‐time, AFSCME Bargaining Unit position with an hourly rate of

$28.09 – $28.61. Normal working hours are 6:30AM – 3:00PM.


Must have the knowledge and ability to operate a packer truck, automated and semi- automated trucks, recycling truck and Kubota; must have the ability to work alone as an automated recycle and garbage Operator; must have the ability to lift heavy objects (up to 50 lbs.) frequently throughout the course of the workday; must have the ability to complete the daily assignment in a timely manner; must have good oral and written communication skills; must possess the ability to get in and out of a vehicle frequently throughout the workday; must have the ability to work in extreme weather conditions; must have full use of arms and hands; must have the ability to perform routine vehicle maintenance; must have the knowledge of safe work practices; must have the ability to work with garbage and pungent odors throughout the workday.


  • Must be able to work independently with little to no
  • Must have a good work
  • Must be a high school graduate or possess a
  • Must have a valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License with less than eight (8)
  • May be required to participate in testing at the discretion of the
  • Must satisfactorily complete a physical examination and police background


This is a union position, and the employee may be required to work overtime pursuant to the provisions of Article 5 and Article 15 of the current negotiated agreement. Applicants may be reassigned as required.

ONLY QUALIFIED interested applicants should submit a resume AND an application on‐line at or to the City of Lakewood, Office of Human Resources, 12650 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood, OH 44107.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

The City of Lakewood is an Equal Opportunity Employer Posting date: April 9, 2024