• Landfill Worker I

    Job ID
    2018-3067
    Position Type
    Part Time - Temporary
    Hiring Pay/Range
    $13.50- $15.00
    Closing Date
    Open Until Filled
    Department
    Public Works
    Reporting Location : Location
    US-CO-Fort Collins
  • Overview

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    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.

     

    We are looking for a skilled and enthusiastic person to join our group of dynamic professionals!

     

    The Landfill Worker provides direction to the public using the County Landfill facilities. This position also maintains the landfill as necessary.

     

    Specifically this position:

    • Directs traffic on site.
    • Screens waste to remove hazardous materials from landfill.
    • Operates pickup trucks, tractors, mowers, vacuum trailer, and vacuum litter.
    • Hand picks litter.
    • General maintenance of landfill shop, fences, and buildings.
    • Performs other duties as appropriate or necessary for performance of the job.
    • Provide professional customer service to clients and public.
    • Effectively respond to conflict situations and people in conflict.
    • Read labels on waste materials.
    • Perform heavy labor in a variety of weather conditions.
    • Learn to operate light equipment.
    • Perform duties independently without close supervision.
    • Work weekends.

    To review the complete job description for this position, click here. 

     

    Qualifications:

    • One year of experience in a directly related field or in the performance of similar duties and responsibilities.
    • High School diploma or GED required.
    • Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills preferred.
    • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid class B CDL.

    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.

     

    All application components must be submitted by 10:00 PM MT on the closing date listed.

     

     

    Employee Benefits

    Click here to view information on Larimer County's Benefits.  

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