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Town of Hiles - Job Position Description

Title of Position: Transfer Station and Recycling Attendant

Immediate Supervisor: The Chair of the Town of Hiles

Brief Description of Position: This position involves the monitoring of the Town trash disposal and recycling facilities for residents of the Town. The employee is expected to exercise independent judgement and perform tasks in the absence of supervision. The employee is expected to perform the duties in a professional manner. As an employee of the Town, the employee is expected to be courteous at all times and represent the Town in a professional and positive manner.

Essential Functions of the Job

Sufficient communication skills to be able to write, read, and speak in English and correctly interpret written information, policies, and rules.

Ability to bend and to lift light (20 pound) objects on a regular basis of two hours per work shift.

Ability to walk one mile during a work shift and to climb steps.

Duties of the Position

Open and close the transfer station in accordance with hours established by the Town Board.

Assure that only property owners of the Town of Hiles, or guests of property owners, use the transfer station facility.

Make trash and recycling information available to the users of the facility. Interpret policies for users and assist users in proper disposal and recycling techniques.

Make arrangements for the timely pick up of trash dumpsters and the replacement of recycling trailers.

Maintain records of usage as appropriate and as required by the Town and/or County.

Monitor users for proper trash disposal and recycling procedures and arrange for enforcement as necessary.

Attend County sponsored seminars as scheduled in order to keep current on disposal and recycling procedures.

Periodically inspect trash and recycling containers to assure the proper sorting of materials.

Implement appropriate safety and security measures, including trailer lighting and protection against animals.

Assure that the facility and adjacent grounds are kept neat and orderly.

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

It is preferable that the employee/applicant be a resident of the Town.

March 11, 1998


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