Recycle-Transfer Station/Equipment Operator

Description :

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Scope of Responsibility:  Performs a variety of skilled and unskilled technical tasks in support of solid waste disposal and recycling operations.  Salary is $20.64 per hour. This is a full-time position with full benefits including: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, retirement, paid sick and annual leave accruals, 9 paid holidays and 4 floating holidays.

Recycling Operations:

Perform the day-to-day recycle operations including but not restricted to:

  • Following all County, State, and Federal regulations in regards to safety and operations.
  • Educate and keep informed self, the public, schoolchildren, and co-workers of recycling procedures within the county.
  • Giving tours and public speaking.

Transfer Station Operations:

  • Serve as scale operator for the public and commercial haulers providing courteous and accurate customer service.
  • Entering customer identification, weight and type of waste into computerized computer system.  Generate invoices and accept cash payment or charge fees and apply appropriate account.

Equipment Operator:

  • Operate equipment (backhoe) to maximize 40-yard bin compaction, to maintain docks bin area clean and free of waste.
  • Perform maintenance and service as required on backhoe.
  • Perform on-site snow removal (backhoe or snow plow) and minor road repair.
  • Maintain and clean sump collection system.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED certification or equivalent
  • One year of customer service retail or public volunteer experience.
  • Ability to work a Tuesday through Saturday shift.
  • Experience with computerized accounting system and 10-key calculator.
  • Ability to be bonded.
  • Ability to operate backhoe and forklift.
  • Possession of valid Washington State Driver’s License.  A satisfactory three 3-year past driving history.
  • CPR/first Aid Certified.
  • Pre-employment drug test is required

To Apply: Submit an Okanogan County Employment Application online under Human Resources, Job Opportunities or in person to: Human Resources 123 5th Ave N. Room 150, Okanogan, WA 98840.  Position is open until filled.  For questions please contact Human Resources 509-422-7169.  Interviews may begin when applications are received. EOE

Contact : Vicky Poole HR Analyst

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled