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LANDFILL OPERATOR

Company: CertiTemp, Inc FL
Location: Winter Haven
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Performs related duties as required. KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS Ability to interpret the roles of the State Department of Environmental Protection that regulate landfills (Chapter 62.701 FAC). Knowledge of the operation, maintenance. and use of assigned equipment. Knowledge of (OSHA), occupational hazards and safety precautions in the operation of assigned equipment. Ability and agility to make routine maintenance checks and minor repairs to equipment. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to react Ability to complete work activity forms. Ability to use independent judgment. Ability to read surveying. Ability to drive from work site to worksite. Knowledge of sub-title D regulations and. classifications of wastes. Ability to learn the physical and chemical characteristics of solid waste and. how it should be handled and placed in the cell. Ability to team to recognize hazardous, restricted, and prohibited wastes. Ability to learn safety rules pertaining to the operations of heavy equipment, vehicles, and work zone traffic control for various activities. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the public and other employees. Ability to learn and apply principles and processes for providing customer service. Ability to work in all weather. environmental conditions (i.e.: sun, rain. cold, swamp. ditches, dust, and dirt) and all terrains for extended periods of time. Must be able to use proper personal protective equipment (dust masks, ear-plugs, safety harness. respirators. etc.) to safely work with and be exposed to chemicals, hazardous materials, -- noises and heights. Ability to lift, carry and handle up to 50 pounds; stoop, climb. squat, push, pull, crawl) or bend on a frequent basis. Ability to walk, kneel, bend. twist, lift, climb ladders, and work on un-even surfaces, in landfill disposal areas, on 3:1 slopes and -in ditches/swales. Must be able to hear sounds at a normal level. Ability to see and recognize colors (associated with hazard placards or other warning signs). talk, ambulate independently, drive. and make written notations. Ability to use multi-hand and/or foot controls that require eye and hand coordination. Ability to perform mathematical tasks. Ability to research. investigate, experiment, detect, inspect, verify, recognize and recommend solutions. Ability to use hand tools such as rakes and shovels, and power tools such as weed- eaters and chain saws. Ability to supervise day labors and community service workers. Ability to follow, read and comprehend oral and written instructions and procedures. Ability to perform as a team member and establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Ability to work independently and comprehend and follow instructions. Must wear required personal protective equipment hard hat, steel-toed safety shoes. gloves, safety glasses and complete uniform, Note: Operator incurs a significant amount of bouncing and jarring throughout the workday as equipment is operated over rough terrain and on steep inclines and declines. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Must have a minimum of three (3) years--- experience in the operation and routine maintenance of landfill operations. Must possess a valid driver---s license at the time of employment. A comparable amount of related training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Must have and maintain a home telephone or immediate access to communication to and from the workplace at time of employment. Must obtain and maintain a University of Florida TREEO Center Landfill Certification within 12 months of employment. (Passing score on required exam is 70%, continuing education credits required annually to maintain certification). SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Private Industry Experience --- landfills, transfer stations, collections and recycling This position may be required to report to work when a declaration of emergency has been declared in Polk County. Company Description CertiTemp, Inc, your local staffing company that provides exceptional service to Polk County businesses. We are dedicated to uniting qualified temporary or permanent personnel with Opportunity

Keywords: CertiTemp, Inc FL, Lakeland , LANDFILL OPERATOR, Other , Winter Haven, Florida

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