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City of Pittsburgh Co-Driver Environmental Services in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Co-Driver Environmental Services

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Co-Driver Environmental Services


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Pittsburgh, PA

Job Type

Labor, Full Time

Job Number



Public Works

Opening Date


Closing Date




Bargaining Unit


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  • Benefits

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Drives a solid waste truck and collects refuse (i.e., household, bulk or recycling) on designated City routes.

Department: Public Works

Posting Type: Announcement

Salary: $22.86 per hour.

Union: This position is included in the Teamsters Local Union 249 bargaining unit and will be filled in accordance with the provisions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Union Bid Form: None required.

Civil Service Classification: Labor


General Application Requirements:

You must submit or show proof of all of the following at the time of filing your application (unless otherwise indicated below) or your application will be disqualified. Disqualifications based on any of these General Application Requirements are not subject to a Civil Service appeal.

  • Applicants must submit a complete application including education, work experience, a resume (if applicable) and completed supplemental questions.

  • Applicants must become residents of the City of Pittsburgh prior to employment and must remain a resident throughout employment.

  • Click here (https://arcg.is/vD5Hn) to view a map of City of Pittsburgh neighborhoods.

  • Applicants must comply with the City of Pittsburgh's COVID-19 vaccine mandate.

  • A current, valid Commercial Class A or B Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Operator's License with the "L" airbrake restriction lifted from the license is required at the time of submitting the application. License must be maintained throughout employment. Your driver's license will be verified prior to appointment to the position.

  • If you do not attach a copy of your current valid Class A or B CDL your application will be disqualified.

  • Any applicant that does not possess a Pennsylvania Commercial Driver's License is required to transfer their out of state equivalent upon receiving an offer of employment.

NOTE: Applicants currently on the Civil Service eligibility list for this position may NOT reapply at this time. Please check the eligibility (https://cityofpittsburgh-my.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/personal/alaina_plungin_pittsburghpa_gov/EfkZK2QOit5Prb9U3uBTUqoBn09I9tq0zyFqtHCapagTOw?e=rzdhAz) list prior to submitting your application by clicking here .

NOTE: The City of Pittsburgh, as a matter of policy, conducts pre-employment and promotional background investigations on all candidates being considered for positions. The background investigation includes but is not limited to criminal background, driver's license and City of Pittsburgh real estate tax payments. Candidates may be disqualified from consideration for employment based on the results of their background investigation (as it relates to the job for which the applicant is being considered).

Qualifying Requirements:

Your City of Pittsburgh application will be reviewed, and your work experience and education/training will be evaluated to determine if you meet the qualifying eligibility requirements listed below for this position. You will be sent an eligibility letter regarding your eligible/ineligible status.

WORK EXPERIENCE: None required for this position

EDUCATION/TRAINING: None required for this position.

EQUIVALENCY: None required for this position.


Civil Service Examination(s):

If you meet the qualifying requirements listed above, you will be sent a letter of admission (when applicable) for the following examination(s). You must pass the written and/or performance examination(s) in order to have your name placed on the official Civil Service eligibility list for this position. Candidates who receive job offers must pass a medical examination (when applicable) prior to start date.

  • Written: None required for this position.

  • Performance: None required for this position.

  • Medical: Required.

NOTE : Department may require a written/performance skills assessment at the time of interview. This is not a Civil Service Examination.


  • Drives a solid waste truck, collects refuse (i.e., household, bulk or recycling) and empties containers on designated City routes.

  • Carries, lifts and loads solid waste (weighing up to 75 to 100 lbs.) into truck daily.

  • May drive to and from landfill and on route.

  • Replaces refuse containers; ensures that surrounding area is clean.

  • Performs daily pre and post inspection of vehicle (at beginning and end of routes), and reports malfunctions and maintenance needs.

  • Checks and monitors oil, water, gas, tire condition, etc.

  • Requests periodic maintenance on vehicle.

  • Maintains accurate records for equipment and work routes.

  • Cleans and maintains cab area of truck, ejection blade and sweeper.

  • Observes proper safety precautions in the operation of the truck's hydraulic and packing system.

  • Receives complaints from residents and refers the complaints to assigned foreman/supervisor.

  • Performs activities and functions of related lower-level personnel and other related tasks/duties as required.

Click here (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pittsburgh/classspecs) to view the full job description including knowledge, skills, and abilities and working conditions for this position. Locate and click on the position title to view the complete job description .

Full-time City employees receive a comprehensive benefit package including:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Benefits

  • Pension

  • Voluntary Deferred Compensation Plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Paid Holidays

  • Paid Vacation

  • Personal Days

    (Benefits may be modified based on collective bargaining unit terms.)


    Do you possess a Class A or B CDL with the "L" airbrake restriction lifted from the license? You MUST ATTACH a clear copy/picture of your CDL to your application or it will be disqualified.

  • Yes

  • No


    The City of Pittsburgh welcomes all applicants, including those who would need to relocate to satisfy the Residency Requirement prior to starting this position. Please elaborate on your plans to relocate to Pittsburgh if you do not already live within the City of Pittsburgh municipality. If you already reside within the City of Pittsburgh, please write N/A.


    Due to the City of Pittsburgh's COVID-19 vaccine mandate, the City of Pittsburgh requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Do you agree to provide proof of vaccination if you are selected to fill this position?

  • Yes

  • No

    Required Question


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414 Grant Street Room 431 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15219






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