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Sweeper Driver

New Orleans, LA
Full Time
Entry Level

Sweeper Driver

Position Summary

Operates sweeper trucks to clear debris from large parking lots, driveways, and other vehicle access points to clean and remove debris from assigned customer sites. Performs pre trip inspection of vehicle. Performs sweeping with blower for sidewalk and outside facility areas as instructed. Gathers and removes bags of debris as appropriate. Hand-picks (clears) grass areas, beds and fence lines throughout properties as needed.

Shift: 4am - 12pm

Pay Rate $15

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:


• Ensure adherence to work schedule; punch in at scheduled time

• Conduct pre-trip inspection of vehicle prior to leaving the garage

• Complete the pre-trip inspection form on their nightly schedule

• Ensure truck is stocked with supplies; hand blower, trash bags and any other equipment needed to perform duties

• Check in with night manager for updates pertaining to scheduled assignment(s)before leaving the garage

During Route

• Accurately log time in/out at each property serviced

• Follow prescribed instructions for each site stop (empty trash cans etc.)

• Notify the night manager of any vehicle issues, equipment issues or questions regarding their work

• Perform duties fully; complete the appropriate amount of time at each stop to meet performance expectations

Property Performance Expectations

• Blow front sidewalks and empty trash receptacles (if applicable)

• Sweep the front parking lot, entrances/exits and blow and sweep corners and curb lines

• Blow off sidewalks and sweep any drive lanes along side of building/property

• Blow all trash and debris from the back-loading dock, dumpster areas and sweep the entire rear of the property including entrances/exits

• Hand-pick all grass areas, beds and fence lines throughout the property where needed


• Perform post trip vehicle inspection

• Complete post-trip inspection form

• Sign and date nightly schedule

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

Conduct Pre and Post Trip inspections per DOT Regulations.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies


• Good understanding of job-specific duties and execution including machines and related tools to perform duties


• Experienced in driving heavy equipment

• Able to follow general routes and maps

• Able to follow site instructions

• Able to work on own

• Able to meet DOT Driver Requirements


• Agile learner

• Conscientious

• Trustworthy

Educational Qualifications/Job Experience Requirements

Experience Required:

• 2-3 years prior comparable experience preferred

Education Required:

• High School preferred

• Must hold valid driver’s license and maintain safe driving record

• DOT Driver Qualification for GW 10,0001lb-26,0001lb vehicle

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements


• May include weekdays/weekends/holidays as scheduled

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Arm-Hand Steadiness—The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position

• Multilimbed Coordination—The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion

• Control Precision—The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine

• Manual Dexterity—The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects

• Near Vision—The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer)

• Oral Comprehension—The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences

• Static Strength—The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry object up to 50lbs.

• Extent Flexibility—The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs

• Speech Recognition—The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person

• Oral Expression—The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand


• Driving in normal to inclement weather conditions within reason and safety

• Varying temperatures and moisture levels

• Works in and around mud and or snow, rain, and other outdoor ground conditions

• Cleans up debris


• Drives sweepers to designated sites

Job descriptions are not intended, and should not be construed, to be exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills and efforts, nor are they intended to form a contractual relationship between the employee and KBS. Rather, they are intended to be accurate reflections of the principal elements of a position.

New Orleans, LA
Full Time
Entry Level