• Hazardous Waste Assistant TEMP

    Job ID
    Position Type
    Part Time - Temporary
    Hiring Pay/Range
    $10.47 - $20.00
    Closing Date
    Open until filled
    Solid Waste
    Reporting Location : Location
    US-CO-Fort Collins
  • Overview

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    Have you ever noticed the beautifully painted electrical boxes and pianos in Fort Collins and wondered where the paint came from for those pieces of art? Believe it or not, that paint came from the Larimer County Hazardous Waste Department! Did you know that we recycle hazardous materials such as paint, stains, weed killers and other hazardous materials that can not go into the landfill back out into the community for free? Want to be a part of this? Larimer County's Solid Waste Department is looking for a Hazardous Waste Assistant Temp to join our team!


    The Hazardous Waste Assistant Temp performs assistance to the Larimer County Household Hazardous Waste program and Larimer County Government inter-departmental hazardous waste disposal. Interacts respectively with regard to household and County interdepartmental hazardous waste disposal issues, assists in processing and packaging waste for shipment, and maintains the Larimer County Household Hazardous Waste Collection facility.


    Essential Functions:

    • Provides customers service at the Household Hazardous Waste collection facility.
    • Assists in the screening and acceptance of household hazardous waste from program participants.
    • Assists with inventory and storage of hazardous waste.
    • Keeps the collection facility clean and maintains an appropriate level of hygiene.
    • Assists in the consolidation of household hazardous waste through the use of lab-packing and loose-packing methods.
    • Uses hand tools with moderate amount of force (open lids).

    Non-essential Functions

    • When a local declaration of emergency or disaster is declared by the Board of Commissioners, all Larimer County employees may be required to work as a Disaster Service Worker.
    • Performs other duties as appropriate or necessary for performance of the job.

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



    • One (1) year of experience in a directly related field or in the performance of similar duties and responsibilities is preferred.
    • High school diploma or GED required.
    • OSHA 24-hour Hazardous Waste Operations Certification preferred.
    • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Driver's License.
    • 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.


    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.

    Employee Benefits

    Click here to view information on Larimer County's Benefits.  Temporary employees may qualify for medical benefits if eligibility requirements are met.


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