Street Sweeper Operator

  • October 5, 2021 8:54 am
  • Chicago, USA, North America


Requirements include but are not limited to:

  • Valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class A or B with Airbrake endorsement.
  • Clean driving record preferred.
  • Experience driving and/or operating equipment preferred.
  • Must pass a Pre-Placement Alcohol & Drug test and adhere to any ongoing random testing.
  • Must pass physical examination (DOT medical card) and maintain throughout employment.
  • No history of Drug or Alcohol related violations.
  • High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • Must be able to follow directions and read maps.
  • Must be able to understand, speak, read, write, and communicate clearly.
  • Must be able to climb in and out of large vehicles several times a day.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. occasionally.
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts – Days, nights and weekends
  • Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Operate a street sweeper.
  • Perform daily pre-trip and post-trip inspections of assigned vehicle.
  • Complete daily vehicle conditional reports of assigned vehicle.
  • Fill the street sweeper with water from fire hydrants, operating rotary brushes and water spray controls.
  • Sweep up trash, debris, and contaminants from streets and curbs and other assigned areas (parking lots, construction sites, etc.)
  • Dump the collective debris into dump trucks, dumpster and or the ground.
  • Exercise caution when operating in confined spaces and congested streets.
  • Communicate regularly with customers, dispatchers, and management.
  • Perform daily wash, grease, and fuel of assigned vehicle/equipment.
  • Complete all assigned routes in the SAFEST and most economical manner possible.
  • Follow all State of Illinois safety and traffic laws.

Please apply in person with a current MVR report at:

Elgin Sweeping Services, Inc.

1015 W. Pershing Rd,

Chicago, IL 60609