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Overview

LANDFILL EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
(Revised)
SALARY AND BENEFITS
$16.07 – $19.28 per hour, plus benefits package
FILING DEADLINE
Open until filled.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Landfill Equipment Operator performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled work in the construction and
maintenance of the landfill system. The major duties of the job include:
• Safely operate a wide variety of heavy equipment at landfills and transfer stations.
• Make minor adjustments on service equipment.
• Maintain tools and equipment in working order.
• Participate in brush removal and drainage control.
• Perform related duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: High school diploma or its equivalent supplemented by specialized courses in heavy equipment operations and maintenance.
Experience: One year of experience operating bulldozers, front-end loaders, dump trucks, scrapers and/or related
heavy equipment.
License: Possession of a Class B or A driver’s license or ability to obtain Class B or A license within six
months of date of hire.
SPECIAL NOTES
1. Selected applicants must submit to pre-employment drug testing.
2. Employees will be subject to reasonable cause, return-to-duty and follow-up drug testing.
SELECTION PROCESS
Application materials will be reviewed, and the best-qualified applicants will be invited to participate in interviews.
HOW TO APPLY
It is your responsibility to provide specific, accurate and complete information describing how you meet the
minimum qualifications. Qualified applicants are invited to submit an official Lassen County application to:

Lassen County Personnel Department (530) 251 -8320
221 South Roop Street
Susanville, California 96130 Opened: January 20, 2021

GENERAL INFORMATION
Lassen County is an equal opportunity employer hiring employment eligible applicants.
Disabled applicants who require special testing arrangements should contact the Personnel Department prior to the filing deadline.
In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, applicants must provide acceptable proof of identity or authorization to work in the United States.

A thorough background investigation will be conducted post-conditional offer of employment.
The investigation may include reference checks, fingerprinting, credit check, driver history and inquiry to local, state and federal files to obtain criminal history information.
Lassen County requires a pre-employment physical, which includes drug screening for this position.
All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the selection process.
Selection processes may include, but are not limited to, one or more of the following: application review, competitive screening, written examination, performance examination, and/or oral examination.
This bulletin is solely for the purpose of announcing a job opening. It does not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained herein may be modified or revised without notice.

EOE

Possession of a Class B or A driver’s license or ability to obtain Class B or A license within six months of date of hire.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 12
Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 16.07
    Maximum Hourly Wage: 19.28
    Accessible by Public Transportation: No
    Salary Range: DOE