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TRUCK DRIVER - Solid Waste Transfer Station




Solid Waste Transfer Station

Open: January 20, 2016

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


Transports solid waste from designated areas to the Red Lake Transfer Station, requires the ability to perform heavy physical labor efficiently. 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

• Complies with DOT Regulations and maintains a current CDL Class A License

• Monitors access to the solid waste disposal facility.

• Explains operating policies and procedures to facility users to assure proper use

• Collects solid waste from area businesses and transport to specified location on a routine basis

• Assist facility users in the disposal of their trash/recyclables as needed or as directed by the Director

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

• Loads trailers and containers in accordance with site policies

• 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

• Assist users in the proper placement of materials

• Familiar with and executes safe work procedures associated with duties as assigned

• Other duties as assigned


• GED/High School Diploma

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

• Must have a valid current Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A License

• Understand occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions for operating designated equipment

• 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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