Solid Waste Driver

City Of Watertown   Watertown, SD   Full-time     Other
Posted on June 16, 2022
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Solid Waste Driver

City of Watertown

Salary Grade 125/Step 1 = $42,224.00/year OR $3,518.66/month

Application Deadline:  June 30, 2022 at 5:00 P.M.

Human Resources Office, 23 2nd Street NE, PO Box 910, Watertown, SD  57201

Application Forms and complete position descriptions are available at City Hall Finance Office or online at  Application packages must include a City application form and must be received by the Director of Human Resources to be considered for this position. 


This position performs manual labor and equipment operation to assist with the collection of residential solid waste and recycling materials for the City of Watertown.


  • High School Diploma/equivalent with one (1) year experience operating trucks and heavy equipment.
  • Valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License without air brake restriction is required at time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Welding/fabrication experience.
  • Electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic systems experience.

Other Qualifications:

  • First Aid and CPR certification upon hire.

A successful candidate must pass a drug/alcohol screen and background check as a condition of hire for this position. 

Veteran’s preference points are acknowledged in the City’s hiring process.

The City of Watertown’s Personnel Policy, including the City’s policy on Nepotism, can be obtained at the City Finance Office or on our website at

The City of Watertown does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.  EOE

Human Resources Office
City of Watertown, SD 

City Of Watertown

Watertown , SD