Gate Attendant I or II
DEFINITION: Monitors incoming waste and directs the public and commercial haulers to proper disposal site; logs and categorizes solid waste stream as it enters the landfill; maintains statistical sheets for state reporting purposes.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: Monitors activities at an assigned solid waste disposal site; computes charges and collects fees for refuse dumping at a disposal site; checks loads in order to determine charges; receipts and collects fees; maintains accurate records on fees collected and amount of refuse dumped; inspects trucks and other vehicles hauling refuse to determine type, weight, or volume of solid waste materials; measures the size of truckloads or trailer loads of refuse to be disposed; computes the total volume and calculates fees or determines fees from fee table; identifies restricted hazardous
materials and refers haulers to appropriate agencies or sites; maintains records of cubic yardage dumped by commercial collection companies and other charge account customers; answers questions from the public concerning disposal site operations; directs the public in separating recyclable materials; inspects refuse to prevent fire and other safety hazards; removes household hazardous waste from the waste stream for storage in approved on-site storage lockers; removes windblown litter; constructs facility signs; performs minor building and area maintenance; other related duties as assigned.
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