Debris Monitor (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)

Tidal Basin


Date: Sep 23, 2022
City: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Contract type: Full time
Tidal Basin
Position Summary:

We are a growing consulting firm expanding our Tidal Basin Group team and have an opportunity for a skilled Debris Monitor. This position will be responsible for onsite monitoring and observing of debris loading and hauling activities.

Essential Job Functions:

The candidate will perform the following essential functions:

Daily AM
  • Report to work on time, report to the designated area, and check-in with Supervisor. Sign in as necessary.
  • Meet at staging (muster area). Check for new information, procedures, maps, issues, phone numbers, and any other pertinent information.
  • Once assigned, proceed to the work zone, or meet with a truck(s) at the designated area
  • If not assigned, inform Supervisor, and wait for the assignment. Do not leave the staging area without instruction from Supervisor.
Field Duties
  • Act courteously, respectfully, and professionally always with residents, Contractors, County or City officials, and fellow employees and managerial personnel.
  • Meet truck(s) at designated loading or staging site.
  • Monitor and observe all loading activities of trucks, bobcats, front-end loaders, or other vehicles as instructed by the Supervisor.
  • Confirm that the hauling contractors are loading only eligible storm-related debris, which is on public rights-of-way or property, and that they are not going on to the private property to collect debris.
  • Get out of your vehicle to observe loading activities.
  • Wear a safety vest and hardhat always while out of the vehicle.
  • Remain a safe distance (50 feet) from loading operations and street traffic. Check area for children, downed power lines, unsafe traffic conditions. Report any safety issues or unsafe or reckless Contractor behavior to your Supervisor.
  • Call Supervisor if you cannot determine debris eligibility or have any questions about policies, procedures, or your responsibilities.
  • Make sure truck is fully loaded and safe to travel: tailgate is secure, debris trimmed and not sticking out of sides or piled too high to ensure debris is not likely to fall off.
  • Make sure Contractors pick up all eligible debris, and that they clear branches and other debris off the roadway and private driveways before moving on.
  • Fill out load Tickets carefully: accuracy and completeness are critical. Always reference the name of the street debris came from and the nearest cross street. Write neatly and hard enough to make sure all copies are clearly legible. Sign all tickets.
  • Retain the bottom copy of the load ticket and give the rest to the truck driver. Log the information from the ticket into a ticket log sheet.
  • Ensure you and the truck driver agree where he/she will be going after disposing of debris. Get their mobile phone numbers and give them your mobile number.
  • While trucks are in transit to and from the Disposal Site, scout the area for debris and log ineligible piles, update maps of debris collection progress, locate special debris (white goods, stumps, hazardous waste), and log and map.
  • If bobcats or loaders continue to move debris while trucks are away, stay and monitor their activities to ensure they do not go on to the private property to get debris.
  • Record all damages caused by Contractor to private property or public utilities. Call Supervisor to report damages.
​Daily PM
  • When Trucks are finished for the day call your Supervisor to report into the designated area. Return to base if not assigned to another truck or task.
  • Turn in all tickets, logs, maps, and field forms. Update master map if required.
  • Brief Supervisor on day\'s activities, debris collection progress, issues, or problems.
  • Check for information updates, scheduled meetings, or next assignment, as necessary.
  • Sign out on both the roster and your timesheet. Have Supervisor verify and sign.
Experience and Skill Requirements:

The candidate should possess the following:
  • Positive, friendly, courteous customer and client skills
  • Good teamwork and cooperation skills
  • Ability to follow safety protocols and work instructions at all times
  • Ability to pass a drug screen, motor vehicle, and criminal background check
  • Valid State Driver\'s License
  • Valid Insurance Card proof of liability insurance
  • Possess a reliable and dependable vehicle for following trucks
  • Possess a cellular phone with a charger
  • Ability to climb ladders, trucks, and platforms up to 20 feet
  • Ability to work in high degree temperatures with high humidly for long periods of time
  • Ability to drive and work in areas with disaster and harsh outdoor conditions
Education Requirements:

Prefer the candidate possess the following education and experience requirements:
  • Prefer high school degree or GED
  • Prefer prior debris monitoring experience
Work Schedule:

This position requires the following time and staffing commitment:
  • Able to work as early as 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., seven days a week during response period: around 12 to 14 hours per day
  • Able to work up to 75-80 hours per week as needed during the response period, including weekends
Powered by JazzHR

How to apply

To apply for this job you need to authorize on our website. If you don't have an account yet, please register.

Post a resume