Street Sweeper Operator Job Description

Street sweeper operator is a job title for an employee who drives a street sweeper.

This type of worker performs general cleaning duties on a street sweeper.

They may be responsible for sweeping the debris off the ground, cleaning the sidewalk, and cleaning up litter.

Street sweeper operators may push, lift, or pull the street sweeper with either a forklift or by hand.

Street sweeper operators may operate the street sweeper using a remote control system.

They may also drive the street sweeper and operate the controls inside the cab.

Street sweeper operators may unload the street sweeper and load street sweeping supplies.

Street sweeper operators may work in busy streets, shopping centers

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Street Sweeper Operator to operate a street sweeper machine to clean streets and sidewalks. The Operator will be responsible for driving the sweeper to the assigned location, sweeping the area, and disposing of the collected debris.

Street Sweeper Operator Duties:

  • Drive and operate a truck or van equipped with hoses, brooms, and other equipment
  • Clean streets, driveways, alleys, parking facilities, sidewalks, and landscaping areas
  • Ensure that all aspects of work are properly completed to specifications and in compliance with all health and safety regulations
  • Maintain a clean work area and vehicles

Street Sweeper Operator Responsibilities:

  • Driver’s license
  • Must have a valid/clean DOT physical
  • Must pass drug test
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to climb ladders
  • Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb stairs, balance, and work in

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Clean streets, sidewalks, and alleys using a self-contained diesel-powered street sweeper with onboard controls; use hand brooms and shovels as needed
  • Keep vehicle and equipment in safe, clean, and serviceable condition
  • Maintain vehicle records for vehicle and equipment inspections and repairs
  • Report all equipment, vehicle, and safety incidents to supervisor
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Our company is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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