Purpose Of Class/Primary Function
The principal function of an employee in this class is to provide friendly and professional customer service to the public at the Central Transfer Station as well as the various County landfills; employees screen loads for foreign objects and toxic and hazardous materials and operate heavy equipment to perform skilled maintenance at the landfills and in the moving of Municipal Solid Waste in the transfer station and solid waste compactor. Additionally, work requires the proper handling for disposal of Non-Municipal Solid Waste for transport to the County landfills and handling of the material once at the landfills. The work is performed under the direct supervision of a Solid Waste Supervisor. The principal duties of this class are performed in an outdoor environment and include working in adverse weather conditions and dangers involving the use of heavy equipment and potential exposure to hazardous materials.