Transfer Station Scale Operator/Dispatcher
POSITION TITLE: Transfer Station Scale Operator/Dispatcher- Non-Exempt
Salary range: $28,000 - $30,000 depending on experience
Summary of Essential Functions of the job
This position involves but is not limited to answering the telephone, scheduling pick-ups for convenience centers and schools, the dispatching of County trucks, operation of computer for scales, the ability to balance and file tickets at the end of each month, billing, crediting of accounts payable with payments made through the Trustees’ office, accurate recording of tons in and out, and accurate record keeping for the trucking company.
This position is fast paced at times.
This position performs basic clerical tasks, such as systematically arranging tickets, operates office equipment and interaction with the public, and must be proficient with computer software programs and dispatches County trucks.
The Transfer Station Scale Operator/Dispatcher must demonstrate the following personal attributes:
2 Be respectful
3 Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
4 Be flexible
5 Demonstrate sound work ethics and deal with the public in a positive, courteous respectful
7 Analysis and assessment
9 Problem solving
10 Decision making
11 Planning and organization
12 Time management
13 Attention to detail
20 Developing standards
21 Process improvement
22 Inventory Control
Specific Minimum Requirements:
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Knowledge of the State of Tennessee regulations for maintenance, upkeep and disposal of solid
Knowledge of State of Tennessee regulations for procedures, weights and measurements
Regarding tractor trailer trucks
Knowledge of office procedures and ability to operate basic office equipment
Ability to read and write and basic math skills
Computer and clerical skills
Good communication skills
Ability to follow all safety policies and procedures
Ability to deal with the public and co-workers in a courteous and respectful manner
Must have a valid Tennessee Driver’s License
Mush have a valid Tennessee Scale Operator License
This job is classified as heavy duty. Lifting no more than 50 pounds at a time with frequent lifting or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds. This classification also includes sedentary and light work classification.
Constant: (5-8 hours per 8 hour shift): sitting, bending, twisting, reaching, repetitive motions
Frequent: (3-8 hours per 8 hour shift): Standing
Occasional (1-3 hours per 8 hour shift): climbing, walking
Lifting: must be able to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally
Environment: Requires both indoor and outdoor work in all seasons; frequent exposure to chemicals
Equipment: Basic office equipment, computer, adding machine and scales
This position reports to the Director, Assistant Director, and/or Operations Manager.
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