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Laborer - Refuse

  • Type:Temporary
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$12.09
  • Posted Date:01/09/2019



  • Picks up trash and recyclables from private homes, businesses and bus stops on an assigned route; picks up trash to include trash cans and dumps trash into truck; may include riding on the rear of a collections vehicle
  • Assists with roadside litter and special collections; picks up trash from town property, street cans in public spaces and dog waste stations; picks up and sorts recyclables
  • Participates in the removes snow and ice and other emergencies
  • Performs other duties as required


  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Driver's license with acceptable driving records
  • Solid Waste handling preferred
  • Requires the ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools and/or  materials used in performing essential functions. Capable of lifting objects up to 100 pounds
  • Follows all Federal, State, County, Town and OSHA safety requirements, including but not limited to wearing the appropriate PPE (hard hat, safety vest, steel toe shoes, gloves, etc.) as required 


  • 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Flexible hours, however Wednesdays are required


  • Town Shop, 1479 Sterling Rd





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