Help Wanted: Solid Waste Recycling Attendant, Lebanon, NH

December 2, 2021

 Solid Waste Recycling Attendant

Closes On: January 28, 2022 at 06:59 AM EST

Department:Public Works
Division:Public Works Solid Waste (Recycling)
Job Status:Full-Time
Days:Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Hours Per Week:40
Rate of Pay:$20.12 - $23.99
Status:Open Until Filled
Details:Valid driver's license; NHDES Solid Waste Operator and Weighmaster Certification; CDL Class B. Hours 8:30-5:00 M-F with alternating Saturdays.
 Job Summary

Performs skilled labor tasks involving the operations and maintenance of the recycling facility located at the Solid Waste Facility. During inclement weather and winter snow operations, this position is required to assist in seasonal snow operations and to respond to emergency situations, as necessary.

Responds to snow emergencies to shovel and remove snow and ice from walkways steps and pavements; assists equipment operators in plowing, sanding and/or salting operations. May be assigned to drive 1-ton and/or sidewalk plow. Working outside of normal scheduled hours weekdays and on weekends in inclement weather is required.

 Performs all other related work as required.

Job Responsibilities

Essential Functions:
(The essential functions, or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.)


Operates the recycling facilities, monitors disposal, and performs processing, operates equipment.

Inspects inbound loads for compliance with policies, procedures, and city ordinances.

Determines product type and disposal rate.

Maintains accurate records of all outbound and inbound loads in accordance with established policies and procedures; prepares daily, weekly, and monthly reports.

Performs daily checks and preforms preventive and on-going maintenance as necessary to maintain the facilities and equipment.

Performs general maintenance on the recycling facilities and scale house to include housekeeping, painting, light carpentry, and other maintenance tasks required to keep the scale house in good condition.

Cleans up trash and material left by customers.

Ensures customers are leaving material in the proper location and assists with questions.

Responds to snow emergencies to shovel and remove snow and ice from walkways steps and pavements; assists equipment operators in plowing, sanding and/or salting operations. May be assigned to drive 1-ton and/or sidewalk plow. Working outside of normal scheduled hours weekdays and on weekends in inclement weather is required.

Performs walk around inspection on assigned equipment and preventive maintenance tasks such as greasing, fluid top offs, etc. necessary for the proper operation of equipment.

May perform training of other personnel on specific tasks and proper equipment operations required for this job.

Prepares and submits written reports required for the maintenance of equipment, operating records, inventory records, personnel accounting, and safety incident/accident reporting.

During emergency situations, may be assigned unrelated tasks as determined by command authority. Emergency situation may occur during regularly scheduled hours or afterhours or on weekends.

Operates scales and performs weighmaster duties as required.

Promotes and maintains responsive community relations.

Assists other co-workers in the group in the completion of work responsibilities, as necessary.

May be detailed to operate equipment and performs tasks of lower or higher classifications.

Performs similar or related work as required, directed or as situation dictates.

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