Hazardous Waste Assistant TEMP

Job ID
Position Type
Hiring Pay/Range
$12.00 - $16.00
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Solid Waste
Reporting Location : Location
US-CO-Fort Collins


Assists with 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.


Some duties for this position include but are not limited to the following:

  • 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.
  • Light equipment operation.
  • Environmental regulations such as Resource Conservation Recovery Act (RCRA) and Department of Transportation Act (DOT).
  • 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; forklift, pallet jack, drum dolly.
  • Perform duties independently without close supervision.
  • Prepare and maintain clear, accurate records and concise reports.
  • Work weekends.


  • One (1) year 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 required.

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


Additional items:

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.


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