Drop-Off Site Attendant

Do you need some extra money? Do you enjoy interacting with the public and meeting new people? The NWSWD accepts applications on an ongoing basis for positions as drop-off site attendants and will notify applicants when positions become available.

Job description: Attendant will work as part of a team to operate agency drop-off sites.

Work schedule: Variable

Wage: Starting at $13/hr

Locations: Montgomery, St. Albans, North Hero, Bakersfield, Georgia

Examples of work performed

  • All aspects of drop-off center operations including customer interactions and management of incoming materials
  • Estimating customer loads of trash and recyclables
  • Processing customer transactions via cash register
  • Communicating with roll-off truck driver about container needs

Required skills and desired abilities

  • Good customer service skills
  • Cash register experience helpful
  • Ability to maintain record keeping system
  • Familiarity with what’s recyclable and what’s not
  • Good communication skills
  • Moderate to strenuous physical effort required at times
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions (Some cold weather gear provided)

Ready to apply for one of these positions? Mail, email, or pick up/drop off application (resumes welcome) to:


Attn.: Shannon Plant

158 Morse Drive

Fairfax, VT 05454

Email: splant@nwswd.org

Call: 802.524.5986 with questions

Equal Opportunity Employer – Diverse candidates encouraged.

Roll Off Truck Driver

The Roll Off Truck Driver is responsible for conducting a safe and efficient hauling operation from various public and private facilities. This employee must demonstrate skilled technical and manual operation of a roll off truck with a GVW of approximately 60,000 lbs.

Essential Functions:

1. Operates District vehicles and equipment, providing timely service to District facilities.
2. Checks vehicles and equipment for proper operation and regularly performs maintenance such as lubrication, fluid checks, and tire pressure.
3. Maintains regular contact with EHS Manager to ensure an efficient hauling schedule.
4. Maintains daily records including mileage, hours, and specifics of hauling routes such as: number of containers hauled, locations hauled from, and disposal or processing facilities hauled to.
5. Recommends changes to operations to improve effectiveness.
6. Understands and adheres to facility, equipment, and site procedures and manuals and participates in periodic drills and evaluations.
7. Attends periodic staff meetings.
8. Assist co-workers with warehouse and off-site collections as needed.
9. Maintains a courteous and professional demeanor when working with haulers, strategic partners, and while operating District-owned vehicles.
10. Observes all safety procedures and policies as posted or as otherwise directed by management.
11. Performs other duties as assigned by EHS Manager or Executive Director.

Minimum Requirements:

1. Valid State of Vermont Class A CDL preferred; Class B CDL required with a clean driving record.
2. At least 2 years previous experience with truck driving and equipment operation preferred.
3. High school diploma or equivalent. Technical certification(s), college degree and/or knowledge of solid waste and recycling or similar industry preferred.
4. Pre-employment physical and drug test required. DOT physical and random drug testing during employment also required.
5. Ability to frequently lift 50 pounds.


1. At least a working knowledge of diesel powered engines and hydraulic operations.
2. Ability to read, comprehend, and follow both written and verbal instructions in order to implement District policies, procedures, and safety measures required.
3. Ability to function under pressure and/or weather conditions and meet deadlines and objectives while maintaining a professional attitude.

Working Conditions:

External – Work is performed at the District Recycling Facility, District drop-off sites, District sponsored collection events and other public/private facilities. All facilities and sites are open year-round in northern Vermont so driving/working in cold/hot temperatures and inclement weather is likely.

Physical Demands:

Work involves driving for extended periods of time (up to 40 hours per week), possibly in inclement weather. Moderate to strenuous physical effort is required, including frequent climbing, pulling, pushing, lifting, and walking. There is potential for physical strain. Agency will provide adaptive devices as needed.

NWSWD offers competitive pay and benefits as well as generous time off. Our Roll Off Truck Driver works a regular schedule and is home at the end of every day. We are an equal opportunity employer and diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. NWSWD will accept resumes until this position is filled. If interested in this position, please mail or email resume with cover letter to:

Attn: Shannon Plant
158 Morse Dr.
Fairfax, VT 05454
Phone: 802.524.5986
Email: splant@nwswd.org