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LABORER - Solid Waste Transfer Station




Solid Waste Transfer Station

Open: January 20, 2016

Closing: February 12, 2016 @ 3:00 p.m.


Perform routine heavy physical labor work efficiently at the Solid Waste Transfer Station working sites. Reports to Director, full-time position, w/benefits, salary; DOQ.


• Know, understand and implement the solid waste disposal rules, procedures, and follow Solid Waste Transfer Station standardized policies and procedures

• Gather and empty trash on a daily basis at four sites; Ponemah, Redby, Red Lake, and Little Rock

• Able to move heavy furniture, equipment, and supplies either manually or using other industrial equipment at each site

• Monitor building security and safety by securing and locking up buildings

• Assist facility users in the disposal of their trash/recyclable as needed

• Have knowledge of and ability to operate a variety of heavy and light equipment and vehicles in support of solid waste disposal operations

• Conducts visual inspections of all loads as needed to prevent disposal of prohibited materials

• Assists users in the proper placement of materials

• Loads trailers and containers in accordance with site policies

• Ensures all four tribal sites; Ponemah, Redby, Red Lake, and Little Rock are clean and free from all garbage, on a daily basis

• Maintains the cleanliness and neatness of the solid waste disposal facility

• Maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, vehicle operators, contractors, and the general public

• Perform daily preventative maintenance on all program tools, equipment, and vehicles; including checking vehicle fluid levels, changing vehicle fluids (when necessary), and making sure all tools and equipment are in safe, working condition

• Other duties as assigned


• Must be at least 21 years of age

• GED/High School Diploma

• Excellent motor vehicle driving record, with no accidents or moving violations

• Must have a current and valid Minnesota Driver's License

• Preferred: Commercial Driver's License

• Have knowledge of tools, equipment, and safety procedures for materials used pertaining to waste disposal operations and follow all proper safety guidelines when using

• To perform heavy labor in environments elements; heat, cold, dust, noise, rain, snow, etc.

• Have the ability to push, pull, drag, or lift over 50+ pounds

• Employment contingent upon successfully passing Pre-Employment Drug/Alcohol Test and Background Check

TO APPLY: Applications and copies of certificates/diplomas are being accepted at the Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 (218) 679-1847.


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