LANDFILL EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
SALARY AND BENEFITS
$16.07 – $19.28 per hour, plus benefits package
Open until filled.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Landfill Equipment Operator performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled work in the construction and
maintenance of the landfill system. The major duties of the job include:
• Safely operate a wide variety of heavy equipment at landfills and transfer stations.
• Make minor adjustments on service equipment.
• Maintain tools and equipment in working order.
• Participate in brush removal and drainage control.
• Perform related duties as assigned.
Education: High school diploma or its equivalent supplemented by specialized courses in heavy equipment
operations and maintenance.
Experience: One year of experience operating bulldozers, front end loaders, dump trucks, scrapers and/or related
License: Possession of a Class B or A driver’s license or ability to obtain Class B or A license within six
months of date of hire.
1. Selected applicants must submit to pre-employment drug testing.
2. Employees will be subject to reasonable cause, return-to-duty and follow-up drug testing.
Application materials will be reviewed, and the best-qualified applicants will be invited to participate in interviews.
HOW TO APPLY
It is your responsibility to provide specific, accurate and complete information describing how you meet the
minimum qualifications. Qualified applicants are invited to submit an official Lassen County application to:
Lassen County Personnel Department (530) 251 -8320
221 South Roop Street
Susanville, California 96130 Opened May 10, 2019
Lassen County is an equal opportunity employer hiring employment eligible applicants.
Disabled applicants who require special testing arrangements should contact the Personnel
Department prior to the filing deadline.
In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, applicants must provide acceptable proof of identity or authorization to work in the United States.
A thorough background investigation will be conducted after an offer of employment is made
and accepted. The investigation may include reference checks, fingerprinting, credit check,
driver history and inquiry to local, state and federal files to obtain criminal history
Lassen County requires a pre-employment physical, which includes drug screening for this
All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any
subsequent phase of the selection process.
Selection processes may include, but are not limited to, one or more of the following:
application review, competitive screening, written examination, performance examination,
and/or oral examination.
This bulletin is solely for the purpose of announcing a job opening. It does not constitute
a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained herein may be modified or
revised without notice.