Help Wanted: Field Assistant/Driver, Montpelier, VT - Part Time

March 15, 2022

Field Assistant/Driver – PART TIME

Location:  Central Vermont Solid Waste Management District, Montpelier, VT

Compensation:  $12.55 - $18.08/hr


Responsible in staffing the Additional Recyclables Collection Center (ARCC) and assisting with all field operations, including organization and maintenance of facilities and equipment. Responsible for operating a box truck for deliveries and collections of recyclables.


  • Staffs field collection events and the Additional Recyclables Collection Center.
  • Accepts materials from customers, enters data accurately into electronic Point of Sale system, collects payment, makes change.
  • Drives truck to deliver and collect materials in support of District programs.
  • Operates equipment on vehicle to load, unload, or disperse cargo or materials.
  • Assists in loading and unloading truck manually and by using Walkie Stacker power lift.
  • Responsible for maintaining efficiencies in work. Recommends changes to operations to improve effectiveness.
  • Keeps accurate records of materials and products transported and other information required by the District.
  • General knowledge of how to operate hand and power tools.
  • Assists with organization and maintenance of District facilities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of solid waste management preferred.
  • Two years’ work experience.
  • Valid Vermont driver's license.
  • Can read comprehend and follow both written and verbal instructions in order to implement District policies, procedures and safety measures.
  • Accurately enters information into paper and electronic forms.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with the general public and other District personnel.
  • Provides excellent customer service.
  • Ability to work independently, and to communicate and share workload with other team members.
  • Familiar with computers: email (Outlook preferred), Google calendar, internet, can enter information into electronic forms, save documents, print files, etc.


  • High School diploma or GED required.

Applicants should send their resume, a cover letter detailing their interest in this position to ​​​

For further information regarding this position, including a full job description, please visit the Central Vermont Solid Waste Management District.