Rural Waste Site Attendant (Full-time)
Leon County, FL - Tallahassee, FL

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This is skilled work
separating, screening, and insuring that solid waste materials are disposed of
properly at the Rural Waste Collection Center of the Solid Waste Division. At
Leon County, we strive to do more,
and to do better, with less. This is the basis of our People Focused;
Performance Driven culture. Leon County government offers
important and meaningful personal and career opportunities. Because we maintain
a very lean staff, there are few opportunities for employment and high
competition for job openings. However, those we hire are entrusted with
significant responsibilities and opportunity for growth. Because of this, we
can hire only the very best. That means
candidates who not only meet the qualifications of the job listed herein, but
are driven by making a difference on the issues that matter most to our unique
quality of life and committed to demonstrating results, exceeding expectations
in areas of customer service and exercising responsible stewardship of our
community’s resources.

FUNCTIONS : : An employee
assigned to this position checks incoming solid waste and make sure materials
are disposed of in appropriate location; checks waste stream for hazardous
materials, insuring that materials come from Leon County residents; cleans site
of solid waste that may have blown out of cans or that is deposited incorrectly;
operates a trash compactor; performs minor maintenance and repair work on trash
compactor; assists the public, including truck drivers and maintenance crews.

Requires completion of the eighth
grade and six months of related and public contact work; or an equivalent
combination of training and experience. Knowledge of proper dumping procedures
and hazardous materials helpful. Requires the ability to read, write, count,
and follow oral and written instructions. Must be able to communicate clearly
and effectively with the public; work independently with minimal supervision;
and lift heavy objects up to 50 pounds. Requires standing for extended periods
of time and working under extreme weather and environmental conditions. Must
possess a valid Drivers License and a favorable driving record. Applicants for
this position must be available to work four, 10 hour days including Saturday
and Sunday. This position will be assigned to the
Fort Braden
Rural Waste
Service Center.

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