Staff Positions

Available Staff Positions


Refuse Collector and Hauler

Department: Facilities                        

Status:  Housekeeper Supervisor                                                                 

Reports To:  Full-Time, Non-Exempt


Application Deadline:

Open until filled. Please submit application and resume to


Effective Date –As soon as possible. A six-month probationary period is in effect for all non-exempt employees.


Position Summary:

Under close supervision, position is responsible for performing s variety of refuse

collection and the hauling and disposing of refuse in landfill; serves as emergency essential personnel as directed. 


Essential Functions (other duties as assigned):


  1. Competently adhere to a scheduled and authorized modified route as required

  2. Maintains communication and coordinates with Facilities managers

  3. Conducts daily truck and equipment safety and maintenance checks

  4. Strictly adheres to University’s equipment and personnel safety

  5. Operate all equipment in a safe & efficient way complying to all relevant policies and procedures

  6. Collect trash on daily route

  7. Ability to carry refuse out by hand

  8. Report unusual sanitation problems to Facilities Management

  9. Notifies Facilities Managers of any incidents, accidents, injuries or property damage 

  10. Knowledge of – traffic laws involved in equipment operations

  11. May serve as a member of the emergency essential personnel staff in the Facilities Services division and be required to report to work during a closing to assist in carrying out the services of the university.

  12. CDL license preferred



High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess valid Tennessee driver’s license. Must be willing to work flexible hours.



Rate of pay commensurate with training, experience, and education. Benefits as described on


Freed-Hardeman University is an academic community, associated with churches of Christ, which is dedicated to providing excellent undergraduate, graduate, and professional programsThe mission of Freed-Hardeman University is to help students develop their God-given talents for His glory by empowering them with an education that integrates Christian faith, scholarship, and service.

Pursuant to this mission and Section 703(e)(2) of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Freed-Hardeman University exercises a preference for applicants active within the churches of Christ. Freed-Hardeman University complies with all applicable federal and state non-discrimination laws and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or prior military service in the administration of its employment practices.



Step 1: 

Complete the online staff application for employment.

Step 2:

Submit your cover letter and resume to

A PDF version of the application is also available. For accessibility or ADA accommodation questions, please email

Your Right to Know

As provided by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, prospective employees of Freed-Hardeman University are entitled to request and receive a copy of the FHU Security Report. The FHU Security Report can be accessed here. This report includes crime statistics on certain reportable crimes.

Anyone desiring a paper copy of this report may contact the Campus Safety and Security office at 731-989-6911.