Position Title: Temporary Solid Waste Worker

Company: City Of Cochise

Location: Whetstone, AZ

Job Description:

Under general supervision, performs work of routine difficulty in the operation and maintenance of a solid waste collection station and recycling facility; performs related work as required or assigned.


  • Responsible for the maintenance and operation of a public solid waste collection and recycling facility
  • Operates and maintains equipment
  • Operates small front end loader; supervises assists in the dumping of permitted refuse
  • Ensures refuse meets standards for disposal at the site
  • Screens loads for hazardous materials
  • Removes recyclable material, processes and bales that material
  • Determines appropriate charges to be levied and receives fees
  • maintains log of loads dumped, vehicle descriptions, account transactions, and receipts issued; prepares records and reports
  • maintains daily user count; subject to on-call, outside of normal work schedule.


  • One (1) year of experience operating small equipment (example: skid steer loaders) at a transfer station, landfill, construction or a related area
  • preference of six (6) months of customer service experience or simple bookkeeping experience
  • equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the desired knowledge, skills and abilities of this classification; must possess and maintain a valid Arizona driver’s license.