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The purpose of the class is to monitor, screen and properly place all recyclable materials delivered to the MRF; to operate heavy equipment to move and bale materials; to assisting in maintaining site appearance and safety, and to perform related work as assigned. This class works according to set procedures under close supervision.


The tasks listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional tasks related to the type of work of the class as necessary.

Monitors, screens and sorts all recyclable materials delivered to the MRF.

Operates front-end loader and forklift to move recyclable materials to proper location, load vehicles and perform other tasks.

Operates forklift, loader and baler to bale recyclable materials.

Assists in maintaining a clean and safe work environment.

Maintains accurate and up-to-date records of daily activities.

Cleans and maintains assigned equipment and tools.

Assists with other Solid Waste Department functions as assigned.

Attends training as required to enhance job knowledge and skills.


The pay grade assigned to this position is 59 with a salary range of $23,392.78 – $35,089.17.

Deadline for Applications

Interested applicants should submit a county employment application and resume to Employment Security Commission, 1170 N. Main Street, Waynesville, NC. By 5:00 p.m. Friday, November 16th, 2007. Posted this 6th day of November 2007.

For printable job application, click here to return to main Human Resources page.

Selection process will be by structured interview. Applications will be reviewed to select the best-qualified applicants for admission to the interview. Position is available ASAP.

An Equal Opportunity Employer
Posted 11/06/07