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Employer: Reno County
Division: County Solid Waste Management
Job Title: Scale House Associate
Salary: $0 

Job Description:

Employer:     Reno County                                                                                                   

Department:  Solid Waste Management

Job Title:  Scale House Associate 

Salary:  $11.44 - $13.52/hourly

Job Number:  1164RN – Position Open Until Filled

Position Opened:  8/1/2017

Job Objectives:

Varied clerical and office work involving operation of Solid Waste Management Department’s scale house.  Employee performs under supervision of the Office Manager.  Work involves performing computer tasks, clerical work and visual inspections.  Work is reviewed by immediate supervisor through observation of results obtained.  Position requires public contact and confidentiality.

Essential Job Functions:

Weigh trucks over computerized scale.  Distinguish between commercial and small individual loads and direct each load to appropriate disposal area.  Contact a Solid Waste Supervisor for any questions about load’s acceptability.  Log waste disposal locations into the computer (municipal solid waste, special waste and construction and demolition).  Check special waste permits and contact the Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) pit by radio for disposal instructions.  Print load tickets and distribute copy to the driver if needed and file original with the Secretary II.  Maintain random inspection load records weekly and determine load counts and keep operating records as required by the Office Manager and according to state and federal regulations.  Receive household hazardous waste being brought to the site.  Contact a Solid Waste Supervisor for any question about acceptability.  Keep a log sheet of individuals brining in Household Hazardous Waste.

Job Standards:

High school diploma or G.E.D., two (2) years of office experience that includes computer, word processing, office machines and accounting work.  Household Hazardous Waste training as required or necessary.  Must possess a valid Kansas driver’s license.

Testing/Screening Requested:

Must pass a pre-employment Physical Capacity Profile and Drug Screen.


Operate all job related machinery, equipment, tools and other aids as required, necessary or needed in the performance of these job functions.

Work Environment:

95% indoors and 5% outdoors.  Conditions may be congested and distractingly noisy at times, area is dusty and may handle household hazardous waste.

This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice.

Reno County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Reno County is an at-will, equal opportunity employer.  Reno County provides Family Medical Leave (FMLA) benefits to eligible, covered employees.  Reno County considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age (40+), disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status under local, state, or federal law.  Reno County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities.  If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Renee Harris, Reno County Human Resources by phone at (620-694-2988) or by email at renee.harris@renogov.org.  Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com.  You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

Reno County prohibits employment of family members when such employment will create a situation where one person is in the direct chain of command and supervises, manages, or will be supervised or managed by another family member.  Family members are defined as spouses, biological parents, children and siblings, in-laws, grandparent, grandchildren, aunt, uncle, niece, nephew, adoptive parents, children and siblings who share (or have shared) the same household, step-parents, step-children, and step-siblings who share (or have shared) the same household, or individuals with whom an employee has a close personal relationship such as domestic partners, cohabitants, and significant others.  Employees are expected to disclose relationships covered by this policy whenever they come into existence.

Vacancy Number: 1164RN

Open Date: 8/1/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: