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Refuse Truck Driver

University of Oklahoma
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Organization: Refuse

Job Location: Oklahoma-Norman-Norman Campus


Work Schedule: 4:00 AM - 12:30 PM Mon - Fri. Some overtime, including nights, weekends, and holidays may be required. May be designated as an essential position during emergency closures. May be required to remain on campus overnight during weather or other emergencies

Work Type: Onsite

Salary Range: Targeted salary $18.00 an hour based on experience

Benefits Provided: Yes

Required Attachments: None

Job Description


Responsible for operating front-loading packer refuse collection trucks used for loading and disposing of refuse throughout the campus area. Performs similar, routine tasks requiring some organizational skills and the making of some decisions in the application of prescribed procedures and established standards.

  • Drives truck following established routes and maintains collection schedules.
  • Loads truck and disposes of refuse at landfill.
  • Fills out necessary daily and weekly reports.
  • Assures that truck is properly equipped, cleaned, and serviced.
  • Performs minor maintenance and reports any needed repairs.
  • Uses established safety practices to protect health and safety of personnel and property.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


Required Education: High School Diploma or GED, AND:

  • 12 months experience in the operation of heavy vehicles.


  • Ability to perform basic math functions
  • Communicate orally and in writing as required to exchange information
  • Read and understand basic written materials
  • Basic computer knowledge


  • Valid Oklahoma Commercial Class B driver's license

Advertised Physical Requirements:

  • Regular exposure to disagreeable conditions, extreme temperature changes, odors and loud noises
  • Regularly stands, lifts, bends, stoops, lifts above shoulders and carries 30 or more pounds
  • May wear and maintain uniforms and work shift work

  • Background and driver's license check required upon employment


  • No Supervisory Duties

Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy. To view the policy, visit

Why You Belong at the University of Oklahoma: The University of Oklahoma fosters an inclusive culture of respect and civility, belonging, and access, which are essential to our collective pursuit of excellence and our determination to change lives. The unique talents, perspectives, and experiences of our community enrich the learning, and working environment at OU, inspiring us to harness our innovation, creativity, and collaboration for the advancement of people everywhere.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.

Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?: Yes

Special Indications: None

Job Posting: Jul 8, 2024

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