Lake County Government in Leadville, CO is seeking a Landfill Operator for our Public Works Department. This full-time position performs skilled labor and operations of the landfill tipping face, maintenance of landfill roads and drainage.
Essential Duties and Abilities include:
- Operating trucks and equipment of various sizes and weights for loading, hauling, and unloading of equipment, materials, and supplies in accordance with safety policies & procedures.
- Operating of trucks, snowplows, and heavy equipment to keep landfill roadways cleared during winter months.
- Assisting with digging of trenches, and special projects under the Supervisor’s direction.
- Performing daily inspections of equipment for safety, cleanliness and regularly scheduled maintenance to ensure optimum performance and longevity of company equipment.
- Support the Landfill Gate and Recycling with the general public and with other responsibilities as needed.
- Effective written and verbal communication skills and able to read and follow written and verbal instructions.
- Must have strong computer skills
- Ability to communicate to mechanics and to Supervisors regarding equipment maintenance and repairs by use of forms and electronically via a tablet
- A strong work ethic
- A clean motor vehicles record
- Must pass a pre-employment physical, drug & alcohol testing as well as random drug testing throughout employment as required by Department of Transportation
- Possess a Class A or B CDL license – or obtain within first 90 days of employment.
- Minimum of a high school diploma or GED required.
Able to work outdoor environments, including inclement weather, for extended periods of time.
Ability to frequently lift and/or carry and push/pull up to 75lbs with and without equipment assistance.
All interested candidates submit your resume to: HR@co.lake.co.us Attention: Landfill
Lake County Government is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace the diversity of our workforce; therefore, all employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business need.
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