Rockford, MI

General Laborer

Company:  West Michigan Sweeper
Position:  General Labor
FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt
Position Code: 003
Reports To:  Operations Manager

Supports street sweeper vehicle operator by operating blower equipment to clean and maintain client sites.

Job Responsibilities:
Ride with street sweeper operator following established route to clean clients’ sites of trash, debris, and other contaminants

  • Operate a backpack blower to aid in the cleanup of trash, debris, and other contaminants
  • Dump collected debris and refuse in designated dumping zones
  • Aid in performing minor maintenance on street sweeper and various equipment, such as:
    • Regular cleaning
    • Checking fluids and tire pressure
    • Filling/emptying tanks
  • Operates power washer to clean vehicles and equipment
  • Aid in performing emergency roadside repairs, such as changing tires or installing light bulbs, tire chains, or spark plugs
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of various street sweeper equipment, their use, and maintenance
Ability to operate various handheld equipment
Ability to manage time effectively
Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner

Minimum Requirements:
Education:  High School Diploma or GED
Experience:  2+ years of driving experience
Certifications/Licenses:  Valid driver’s license for the State of Michigan and the ability to be insured

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires driving, sitting, standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Working Conditions:
Spends most of the time riding and/or outdoors.  Frequent exposure to extreme hot or cold temperatures for one hour or more.  Possible exposure to distraction, uncomfortable noise levels and vibration of body or extremities.  At risk of bodily injury from mechanical parts, electricity, etc.  Possible exposure to fumes, odors, etc. that may affect respiration and skin. 

We are looking for driven, detail-oriented individuals who will work hard to keep our customers happy.

Sound like you? Send your information or give us a call. Call Us: (616) 915-9143