Part Time Convenience Center Operator
Company: Wilson County Government
Posted on: September 9, 2023
Salary $15.36 per hour
PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION
The purpose of this job is to perform general/manual work
associated with operation of solid waste convenience centers.
Duties and responsibilities include assisting the public with
refuse disposal, directing separation of disposable/non-disposable
materials, cleaning/maintaining compactor areas and convenience
center facilities, operating compactors, monitoring content levels
on containers, providing information and assistance, and performing
other tasks as assigned. Reports to Convenience Center
The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of
specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the
classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical
assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required
Opens/closes solid waste convenience center each day, following
established procedures; secures premises.
Assists the general public with disposal of refuse at convenience
center; provides information and guidance concerning proper
separation of refuse and disposal procedures.
Assesses materials brought into convenience center; identifies
nature of materials; determines whether materials are appropriate
to be disposed of at convenience center; explains options for
disposal of hazardous materials, toxic materials, or otherwise
non-disposable materials; directs customers with non-disposable
materials to landfill or elsewhere as appropriate.
Directs customers in the proper separation of disposable materials;
monitors activities to ensure placement of materials into
Provides status reports pertaining to convenience center operations
to appropriate personnel; reports compactor gauge readings,
damages, problems, or other matters to supervisor; reports
unauthorized dumping, accidents, damages, fires, or other problems
to supervisor or other officials as appropriate.
Operates a compactor to compact household garbage and other refuse;
monitors operations and condition of compactor to measure level of
contents, prevent overflowing of materials, and identify potential
mechanical problems; operates/maintains fire extinguisher to
extinguish small fires as needed.
Cleans/maintains areas around trash bins and compactors;
cleans/maintains convenience center building and related
facilities. Ensures all spills are clean appropriately and
Performs various manual tasks associated with convenience center
operations and maintenance, which may include picking up
debris/litter, sweeping/raking/washing ground surfaces, cutting
grass, applying salt to road surfaces, hooking and unhooking bins,
changes out boxes and compactors when appropriate.
Operates a variety of equipment, machinery and tools associated
with department activities, which may include a compactor, weed
eater, debris blower, fire extinguisher, shovel, rake, hose, broom,
vacuum cleaner, etc..
Performs general cleaning/maintenance tasks necessary to keep
equipment and tools in operable condition, which may include
inspecting equipment, checking/replacing fluids, greasing
equipment, replacing parts, washing/cleaning equipment, or cleaning
work areas; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency
and safety; reports faulty equipment.
Directs traffic within convenience center as needed.
Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors
work environment to ensure safety of employees and other
Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, logs,
or other documents.
Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, hazardous
materials identification guides, procedures, manuals, reference
materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes,
forwards or retains as appropriate.
Communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments,
customers, the public, outside agencies, and other individuals as
needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work,
exchange information, or resolve problems.
Provides assistance to other employees or departments as
Performs other related duties as required.
High school diploma or GED; supplemented by 2 months previous
experience and/or training involving solid waste disposal, manual
work, or general maintenance work; or any equivalent combination of
education, training, and experience which provides the requisite
knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and
maintain a valid Tennessee driver's license.
Data Utilization: Requires the ability to compile, assemble, copy,
record and/or transcribe data according to a prescribed schema or
plan. Include judging whether readily observable functional,
structural or compositional characteristics are similar to or
divergent from prescribed standards, procedures or routines.
Human Interaction: Requires the ability to exchange information for
the purpose of clarifying details within well-established policies,
procedures and standards. Require the ability to interact with the
public and fellow employees in a courteous and professional manner
using verbal/nonverbal cues to include voice tone and
Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization: Requires
the ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of
equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing
Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize a variety of
reference data and information.
Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform addition,
subtraction, multiplication, and division.
Functional Reasoning: Requires the ability to carry out
instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagrammatic form.
Involve semi-routine standardized work with some latitude for
independent judgment concerning choices of action.
Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise judgment,
decisiveness and creativity in situations involving evaluation of
information against measurable or verifiable criteria.
ADA COMPLIANCE/PHYSICAL DEMANDS ANALYSIS
Physical ability: Tasks require the regular and, at times,
sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work,
typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing,
stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, standing and that may
involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of
moderately heavy objects and materials (20-50 pounds).
Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive
and discriminate visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the
ability to communicate orally.
Environmental Factors: Performance of essential functions may
require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt,
dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature
extremes, machinery, traffic hazards, bright/dim light, toxic
agents, disease, or pathogenic substances.
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Wilson County, Tennessee, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In
compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County
will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals
with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current
employees to discuss potential accommodations with the
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