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Driver Crewperson (Part-time)

Planning and Urban Development
Public Works
1900000260 Requisition #
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ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the direct supervision of an assigned supervisor and may be assigned to perform various types of general labor and unskilled work, which include but are not limited to the following:

  • Collects residential and commercial refuse riding in a solid waste collection vehicle along an assign route as a member of a collection crew
  • Performs recycling and special collection duties.
  • Loads, unloads, and moves materials manually
  • Performs routine cleaning of buildings and equipment
  • Maintains various properties and facility grounds to include basic grass cutting, weeding, trimming, raking, etc.
  • Operates and drives various types of trucks, � ton and up, including packers, trash body trucks, dump trucks; and performs routine maintenance such as, lubricating, fueling and cleaning equipment.
  • Notifies the supervisor of repairs and maintenance work needed for building and equipment. Assists skilled trade personnel in more complex duties.


1. Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires ability to perform manual work and continuous lifting and carrying of various materials up to 50 lbs. Involves bending, kneeling, climbing ladders, reaching overhead, traversing uneven ground, and maneuver around debris. Must be able to operate various hand and motorized tools, such as: rakes, mops, brooms, basic lawn mowers, weed trimmers, etc. Must be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing to receive instructions and give feedback. Involves contact with staff.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Requires outdoor work, sometimes in inclement weather conditions, including hot and cold temperatures. May be exposed to fumes, odors, noise, and dust.
Ability to understand written and verbal instructions. Experience with solid waste collection and related equipment preferred. Experience maintaining property and grounds and operating relating hand and motorized tools preferred. Must have a valid Class "B" Tennessee Commercial Driver's License and must comply with Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) Alcohol and Drug testing rules.

The City Charter requires that City Employees must establish residence within Shelby County within six (6) months from date of Employment. Proof of residence will be required at the time of hire.
The City of Memphis is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Office of Talent Management at

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