Debris Monitor - Pensacola, FL
Company: WITT O'BRIENS, LLC
Posted on: May 27, 2023
Are you looking for an opportunity to join a team that makes a
real difference? Do you want to be part of a collaborative team
that protects and strengthens communities and businesses? If you
are looking for all these opportunities and more, then Witt
O'Brien's is the right fit for you.
We are a growing consulting firm in need of reliable and talented
Debris Monitors to help our clients and communities respond and
clean up after a storm, enabling us to successfully initiate and
deliver projects, and rapidly respond to our clients' needs by
having boots on the ground immediately after disaster strikes.
We are looking for a self-motivated, responsible, and confident
individual with a commitment to integrity and the ability to
prioritize multiple projects, meet deadlines, and work
collaboratively with minimal supervision. If this sounds like you,
then you have found the right fit in Witt O'Brien's.
- Reports to: Field Supervisor
- Location: Pensacola, FL
- Position Type: On-Call
- FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
- Pay: Hourly
- Compensation: Commensurate with experience
- Travel: In local area of assignment
Essential Job Functions
- Report to work on time at designated area and check in with
- Meet at staging (muster area) to check for new information,
procedures, maps, issues, phone numbers, and any other pertinent
- Once assigned, proceed to work zone, or meet with truck(s) at
- If not assigned, inform supervisor, and wait for assignment. Do
not leave staging area without instruction from supervisor.
- Act courteously, respectful, and professional 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
- 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 private property to collect
- Get out of your vehicle to observe loading activities.
- Wear safety vest and hardhat always while out of 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
- 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 not likely to fall off.
- Make sure contractors pick up all eligible debris and clear
branches and other debris off roadway and private driveways before
- Fill out load tickets accurately and completely. Always
reference name of the cross streets where debris came from. Write
neatly and hard enough to make sure all copies are clearly legible.
Sign all tickets.
- Retain bottom copy of load ticket and give the rest to the
truck driver. Log the information from the ticket into a ticket log
- 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 private property to get debris.
- Record all damages caused by Contractor to private property or
public utilities. Call Supervisor to report damages.
- When trucks are finished for the day, report into supervisor at
designated area then 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 time sheet. Have
Supervisor verify and sign.
- This position description incorporates the core
responsibilities of the job. It recognizes that other related
duties not specifically mentioned might also be performed, and that
not all responsibilities may be carried out depending on
Minimum Job Requirements
- Must have a Valid Driver's license and it cannot be
- Must have current liability auto insurance
- Positive, friendly, courteous customer and client skills
- Good teamwork and cooperation skills
- Ability to always follow safety protocols and work
- Possess a reliable and dependable vehicle for following
- Possess a cellular phone with charger
- Ability to climb ladders, trucks, and platforms up to 20
- Ability to work in high degree temperatures with high humidity
for long periods of time
- Ability to drive and work in areas with disaster and harsh
Preferred Job Requirements
- High School Diploma or GED
- Prior Debris Monitoring experience
- 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
response period, including weekends
Job Description and Hiring Disclaimer
This position description incorporates the core responsibilities of
the job. It recognizes that other related duties not specifically
mentioned might also be performed, and that not all
responsibilities may be carried out depending on operational
The hiring department will conduct interviews of qualified
individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no
job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire
into an applicant's criminal history. If this position is subject
to a background check for any convictions related to its
responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent
upon successful completion of a background investigation including
criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically
disqualify a candidate.
Commitment to Diversity
- Witt O'Brien's is always looking for the most qualified and
experienced professionals with a passion for public safety,
emergency management, homeland security, disaster response, and
continuity of operations.
- We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status,
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by
Equal Opportunity Employer/Veteran/Disabled
With you when it counts.
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