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Scalehouse Attendant

Habersham County

Listing Summary

Position: Scalehouse Attendant (PT)                                                 Department: Landfill

Starting Salary: $16.54/hour                                                             FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Posting Date: May 1, 2023                                                                Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for providing clerical and administrative support at the county landfill.

Major Duties:

  • Operates a computerized scale to weigh refuse brought to the landfill.
  • Charges appropriate accounts for landfill use, collects money and issues receipts, and maintains landfill records.
  • May inspect the contents of vehicles to help ensure no hazardous or prohibited items are dumped at the landfill.
  • Directs traffic to the proper areas for dumping wastes.
  • Observes and screens incoming cars at the landfill.
  • Balances cash drawer against report; prepares daily cash deposits.
  • Types correspondence and purchase orders as needed; tracks purchase orders for budget purposes.
  • Maintains department files.
  • Answers the telephone, takes messages, and gives information on landfill fees and hours of operation.
  • Answers the radio; takes and relays messages for landfill personnel.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associate with the completion of a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one year.

The successful candidate must pass a Background/Reference Check, and Pre-Employment Drug Screenings prior to the start of employment.

To Apply: All applicants must complete a Habersham County employment application. Applications can be found online at  Applications and a detailed job description can be picked up at the Habersham County Human Resources Department, Administration Building located at 130 Jacob’s Way, Clarkesville, GA 30523 in room 301. For more information please call (706) 839-0214.

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