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Larimer County Human Resources Senior Landfill Equipment Operator Temp in Fort Collins, Colorado

The Solid Waste Department is responsible for solid and hazardous wastemanagement, recycling, and a variety of environmental and resourcemanagement functions. Solid Waste is funded by landfill fees alone, andreceives no tax dollars. To learn more about what we do, please visit ourwebsite by clicking here.DetailsThe Senior Landfill Equipment Operator places, fills, compacts, andcovers trash and solid waste at landfill.Essential job duties include but are not limited to:Operating heavy equipment used at a landfill in a safe, efficient, andresponsible manner; operating equipment such as compactor, track loader,dozer, road grader, scraper, water truck, and tandem dump truck.Excavating fill dirt and stockpile various commodities.Blading and grading access roads, pushes snow, and levels fill dirt overtrash platform.Inspecting equipment for broken, missing, or worn parts; performingroutine maintenance on equipment.Pioneering and reclaiming cut areas; removing and hauling dirt from highhills and banks.Building and maintaining roadways at the landfill and fill low spots.Setting up and operating grade checking equipment, laser, and instrument.Knowledge, Skills, .and. Abilities:Operation and maintenance of a variety of heavy power driven equipment.Safe work practices and procedures.Solid waste management practices.County policies and procedures pertaining to landfill facilities.Operate the full range of landfill equipment in a highly skilled manner.Follow written and verbal instructions.Perform routine maintenance on equipment.Work weekends.Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other Countyemployees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, andmembers of the community.Qualifications:Three years of experience in a directly related field or in the performance ofsimilar duties and responsibilities.High school diploma or GED required supplemented by training in equipmentoperation and maintenance.Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid CDL.An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of apre-employment drug screen. As marijuana is an illegal substance under federallaw, testing positive for marijuana (medical or otherwise) or any othersubstance for which the county tests, will result in the contingent offer ofemployment being revoked. A successful completion of the drug screen isdefined as obtaining a negative result.This posting is "Open Until Filled" and may close at any time. Once webegin the interview process, we may not consider additional applicantsunless a candidate is not hired from the interview pool.