Help Wanted: Solid Waste Attendant, Gilford, NH - Full Time

July 3, 2024

The Town of Gilford is accepting applications for a full-time, year-round position at the Solid Waste Center.

Specific duties include: customer service, processing household trash and demolition debris, recyclables and yard wastes, rules enforcement, grounds & buildings maintenance, operating equipment, and snow removal.

Applicants must be able to become certified as a NH-DES Assistant Operator and/or Principal Operator, as well as obtain a NH Weighmasters license.

Previous experience operating a front end loader, backhoe, skid steer, trash compactor, baling machine, and truck scale is desired. The ideal candidate will have basic computer skills and be familiar with waste product processing techniques. The Town is seeking employees with a proven record of outstanding job performance and the ability to work as a team player. The ability to work outdoors in all types of weather while traveling over uneven terrain, using hand tools and sorting waste products using vision and physical dexterity is required.

Full pay range is $19.42 - $34.42 DOQE. Work hours are Tuesdays through Saturdays from 8am – 4pm with a paid one-half hour lunch. This is a union position.

A letter of interest with a statement of qualifications or a completed Town of Gilford application form must be submitted to the DPW Director, 55 Cherry Valley Road, Gilford, NH 03249. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. EOE.

A full job description will be posted to the Gilford Town Website at

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $19.42 - $34.42 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Uniform allowance
  • Union benefits
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift

Application Question(s):

  • Please acknowledge that you are aware of the weekly scheduled hours TUESDAY - SATURDAY 8am - 4pm each day.


  • NHDES Solid Waste Operator License (Preferred)

Work Location: In person