Hazardous Waste Assistant TEMP

  • Larimer County Conservation Corps
  • Fort Collins, CO, USA
  • Apr 22, 2019
Temporary Communication - Public Outreach Environmental Science - Engineering Hazardous Waste - RCRA -Toxics

Job Description


Assists with the Larimer County Household Hazardous Waste program and Larimer County Government inter-departmental hazardous waste disposal. Interacts respectively with regard to household and County interdepartmental hazardous waste disposal issues, assists in processing and packaging waste for shipment, and maintains the Larimer County Household Hazardous Waste Collection facility.


Provides customers service at the Household Hazardous Waste collection facility.
Assists in the screening and acceptance of household hazardous waste from program participants.
Assists with inventory and storage of hazardous waste.
Keeps the collection facility clean and maintains an appropriate level of hygiene.
Assists in the consolidation of household hazardous waste through the use of lab-packing and loose-packing methods.
Uses hand tools with moderate amount of force (open lids).
Safe working procedures including wearing PPE i.e. safety glasses, Tyvec suit, and gloves.
Light equipment operation.
Environmental regulations such as Resource Conservation Recovery Act (RCRA) and Department of Transportation Act (DOT).
Provide professional customer service to clients and public.
Follow written and verbal instructions.
Accomplish the assigned workload in a timely manner and meet established performance standards and objectives.
Effectively respond to conflict situations and people in conflict.
Understand and carry out verbal and written directions.
Read labels on waste materials.
Perform heavy labor in a variety of weather conditions.
Learn to operate light equipment; forklift, pallet jack, drum dolly.
Perform duties independently without close supervision.
Prepare and maintain clear, accurate records and concise reports.

Work weekends.

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One (1) year experience in a directly related field or in the performance of similar duties and responsibilities is preferred.
High school diploma or GED required.
OSHA 24-hour Hazardous Waste Operations Certification preferred.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Driver's License. 

This posting is "Open until filled" and may close at any time.  Once we begin the interview process, we may not consider additional applicants unless a candidate is not hired from the interview pool.

Employee Benefits

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Government- Local/Regional


$12.00 - $16.50