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Assistant Driver Foreman I
Title:Assistant Driver Foreman I
Department:Waste Control
Job Type:Full-Time
Job Contact:N/A
Job Title:  Assistant Driver Foreman I
Department:  Waste Control
Location:  Hi-Lo Circle
FLSA:  Non-Exempt
Reports to:  Route Supervisor
This position is an entry level assistant driving position which combines manual work and assisting with the driving of the garbage truck in the collection of garbage within Madison County.  Work involves the collection of garbage from private homes and business establishments on an assigned route.  Requires frequent heavy lifting and occasional exposure to bad weather conditions.  Assist the crew leader, Driver Foreman and assume those duties in the Foreman’s absence.  Work is reviewed through observation and reports.
(All duties listed may not be included in any one position nor does the list include all tasks found in a position of this class.)
  1. Operation/Maintenance.  Operates packing device on truck to compress garbage; rides rear platform of truck to pock-up locations.  Assists with clean up on the truck at end of workday.
  1. Assistant.  Assists driver in backing and turning, and assumes duties of driver in the absence of the Driver Foreman.
  1. Miscellaneous.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with property owners and other employees.  Performs related work as required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities.  Some knowledge of the methods of refuse collection.  Ability to perform heavy manual work, often under adverse climatic conditions.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with property owners and other employees.  Must by physically capable of lifting 50lbs.  Work involves sitting for prolonged periods, walking, kneeling, stooping, grasping, throwing, climbing, and lifting.  Ability to understand written and oral instructions.  Must be able to read and write the English language. 
Any combination of training and experience equivalent to being able to read and write English, some experience in heavy manual work, and ability to drive and operate a garbage truck.
Valid Alabama Commercial Driver’s License preferred or can be obtained within six months of employment.  Failure to obtain CDL within six months of employment will result in termination.

$ 26,104.40 annually, DOE.


Full-Time Employee Benefits Summary

Healthcare Insurance: Blue Cross of Alabama administered through the Local Government Health Insurance Plan (LGHIP).

Coverage Type

Employee's Premium

County's Contribution

Single Coverage Bi-weekly Premium

$ 45.50

$ 176.00

Family Coverage Bi-weekly Premium

$ 89.00

$ 452.00

Dental Coverage: Dental coverage is included with LGHIP through Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. LGHIP manages dental costs and provides enhanced dental benefits using negotiated discounts with in-network dentists. To locate in-network dentists go to Assuming the services are covered you will normally only be responsible for out of pocket.

Life Insurance: Madison County provides $25,000 in life, $25,000 in accidental death and dismemberment and $25,000 line of duty insurance to eligible employees in certified positions.

Employee Retirement Plans: Employees are required to participate in the Employees Retirement System, which is administered through the Retirement

Systems of Alabama
Employees participate at one of the following levels:
Tier 1: An employee who had service credit in RSA prior to January 1, 2013 and contribute at a level of 5% per pay period. *The County contributes at a rate of 10.89%.

Tier 2: An employee who was hired on or after January 1, 2013 and contribute at a level of 6% per pay period. *The County contributes at a rate of 8.42%.

*Contribution percentage is set by the Retirement Systems of Alabama and changes annually.

Employee Clinic: Madison County employees and dependents over age 12 may use the Employee Health Clinic for the low co-pay of $15.00 per visit. To be eligible to use the clinic, the employee and dependent must be enrolled in Madison County’s health insurance plan as their primary coverage.

Voluntary Plans are also available:
*Additional life Insurance for employee and dependents
*Flex spending accounts (healthcare and childcare)
*Vision insurance
*College Counts

Holidays, Annual Leave and Sick Leave:
*Minimum of 10 holidays per calendar year
*Accrue 8 hours of annual leave and 8 hours of sick leave per month

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