• Landfill Gate Attendant- Limited Term

    Job ID
    Position Type
    Full Time - Limited Term
    Hiring Pay/Range
    $14.17- $15.00
    Closing Date
    Open Until filled
    Solid Waste
    Reporting Location : Location
    US-CO-Fort Collins
  • Overview



    The mission of the Larimer County Department of Solid Waste is to supply integrated waste management in an environmentally sound manner to the citizens of Larimer County. Our primary emphasis is on quality customer service superior to that normally found in the public sector.


    We are committed to providing excellence in the services we deliver to the citizens of Larimer County. We will provide these services in a professional, simple and cost effective manner, always maintaining a high standard of ethics and foresight and never compromising long range needs for short term benefits.


    Larimer County's Solid Waste Department is looking for an enthusiastic and professional individual for our Landfill Gate Attendant position.

    The Landfill Gate Attendant provides directions to members of the public using County Landfill facilities, handles monetary transactions and provides professional customer service.


    Specifically this position:

    • Unlocks and opens Landfill premises to the public.
    • Greets members of the public using the County's landfill facilities and inspects contents of refuse to be dumped at the landfill.
    • Collects and processes related fees and charges and maintains appropriate records and logs.
    • Directs members of the public to various dumping areas within the landfill depending upon the contents of their refuse.
    • Watches for and notifies appropriate landfill personnel of potential hazards including fires or toxic and flammable chemicals.
    • Ensures that refuse dumped at the landfill complies with County rules and policies related to the landfill operations.
    • Secures and locks landfill facilities at closing time.
    • May be required to direct traffic at the front gate and/or dump site.


    • One year of experience in a directly related field or in the performance of similar duties and responsibilities.
    • High School diploma or GED required supplemented by some on the job training in landfill and cashier operation.
    • An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen. As marijuana is an illegal substance under federal law, testing positive for marijuana (medical or otherwise) or any other substance for which the county tests, will result in the contingent offer of employment being revoked. A successful completion of the drug screen is defined as obtaining a negative result.

    To see the complete job description for this position and to review the list of physical requirements, click here.


    This position is limited term with full time hours.  Individuals hired into limited term positions are eligible for County benefits, however, the position is limited in duration and is expected. to last two years.


    This posting is "Open until filled" and may close at any time.  Once we begin the interview process, we may not consider additional applicants unless a candidate is not hired from the interview pool.

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