Duplin County NC

Solid Waste Site Attendant (Substitutes)

POSITION:   Solid Waste Site Attendant (Substitutes)

DEPARTMENT:  Duplin County Solid Waste

SALARY:   $ 9.2928 Hourly

OPENING DATE:   July 17, 2020         Closing Date:  July 31, 2020                                                                                                                 

APPLY AT:    Duplin County Personnel Office
                        County Administration Building
                        224 Seminary Street
                        Kenansville, NC  28349


Website Address:  www.duplincountync.com

“Equal Opportunity Employer”



Under general supervision of the Solid Waste Director, the employee directs citizens to appropriate waste disposal locations; inspects disposal loads for hazardous materials and unacceptable materials; approves and rejects such loads depending on their content; performs other related duties as assigned. 


  • Provides information and assistance to customers in a professional, courteous and tactful manner regarding disposal and recycling procedures, rules, policies and options.
  • Directs customers to proper disposal sites and monitors combined loads to ensure correct placement.
  • Directs incoming and departing vehicles to and from disposal and recycling areas.
  • Ensures that only residential waste is accepted.
  • Complies with proper safety regulations and performs work in a safe manner.
  • Performs routine operation and maintenance of compactor.
  • Coordinates the servicing and collection of containers.
  • Position is responsible for general site maintenance and clean-up of center area. Cleans and sweeps as necessary to maintain a clean work environment including local road litter.
  • Educates the general public by promoting and encouraging participation in the county recycling program.
  • Ensures recyclable materials are sorted and placed in containers provided at centers.
  • Opens and closes center at specified times.
  • Some judgment is exercised in determining enforcement of waste/recyclable acceptance rules.
  • Other projects and responsibilities may be added at Duplin County’s discretion.


Customer Service Experience


  • Training Requirements (licenses, programs, or certificates): Have or willing to complete a household hazardous waste training session of 40 hours within first 6 months of employment