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Landfill Maintenance Worker (FT)

Habersham County

Listing Summary

Position: Landfill Maintenance Worker (FT)                  Department:   Solid Waste (Landfill)

Salary Range:  $15.75/hour                                           FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt

Posting Date: May 22, 2023                                         Closing Date:  Open Until Filled                                                     

Job Summary:  This position performs manual labor in support of the maintenance of the county landfill.

Major Duties:

  • Picks up paper.
  • Empties bag trailer.
  • Hauls recyclables, including cardboard, cans, and plastic.
  • Cuts grass and weeds.
  • Transports fuel.
  • Picks up county recycling.
  • Sweeps office and maintains a neat and tidy office environment.
  • Operates a farm tractor and a truck and trailer.
  • Operates lawn maintenance equipment.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of landfill maintenance principles.
  • Knowledge of grounds maintenance principles.
  • Skill in the operation of a tractor, truck and trailer.
  • Skill in the operation of grounds maintenance equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • No educational requirements.
  • No experience requirements.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

The successful candidate must complete a Background/Reference Check and Pre-Employment Drug Screening 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 303. For more information please call (706) 839-0214.

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