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Rider/Helper Heavy Equipment
Type: Part Time
Salary/Pay Rate: $10.00 per hour
Posted Date: 4/11/2017 10:30 AM
Deadline to Apply: 4/25/2017 5:00 PM

Vacancy Announcement


Location:                  Landfill in Marble


Position:                  Rider-Helper Heavy Equipment                   


Grade:                      52


Salary:                      $10.00 per hour/20 – 28 hrs per week


Status:                      Part-time with retirement benefit


Posting Dates:         April 11, 2017 to April 25, 2017


Description: This position requires riding in garbage collection truck and picking up refuse around trash bins.  Work begins at 2 am in the morning on most days.  Employee will also work in the recycling processing area as needed sorting and baling recycling materials.  Other duties may be assigned as necessary.


Minimum Training and Experience:  Prefer applicant with high school diploma or general equivalency degree.  Prior experience using a shovel, rake and broom.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  Must be able to read and understand simple instructions.  Must be able to sit for extended periods, do occasional heavy lifting up to 150 pounds, bend, squat, kneel, twist, reach and grab.


Application Process:  A State employment application should be obtained, completed, signed, dated and returned to Tri-County NCWorks Career Center (Formerly NC Employment Security Commission) at 800 US Hwy 64 W by 5 pm on April 25, 2017. 

Employment: Cherokee County is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, gender, genetic information, veteran or military status and/or national origin.  Individuals being offered employment through Cherokee County are subject to mandatory drug screening and a background check.