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Published
March 14, 2019
Location
Salem, Oregon
Category
Job Type

Description

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Works at a county-operated disposal site or transfer station weighing vehicles on a computerized scale, issues weight tickets, makes change, and performs other duties as required.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED
Works under the general supervision of a Supervisor, who reviews work for conformance to standards.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED
Supervision of others is not a responsibility of positions in this classification.

Typical Duties - Duties include, but are not limited to the following

  • Operates a computerized scale system, types, inspect loads and determines correct rate to charge, visually confirms theinformation on the monitor, measures and computes volume, collects fees and zip code information, makes change, keeps accurate records, and balances paperwork.
  • Stands for long periods of time.
  • Climbs up on vehicles to inspect loads.
  • May travel between transfer stations for coverage.
  • Answers telephone, uses calculator, Visa/Master Card authorization program, and various computer components.
  • Maintains cleanliness of scale deck and approach, scale booth and surrounding area.
  • Participates in training employees. Design and maintain training manuals and materials. Review web site and recommend updates and changes, monitors cash drawer and order change when needed, order and maintain necessary supplies for the site.
  • May participate in basic incident command training and drills to maintain proficiency in supporting ECC activities, including carrying out field work in connection with ECC operations. May be assigned clerical/support, incident liaison, or other duties at any location within or near the county. Emergency Management duties may require working long hours outside normal business hours, weekend/holiday work, and may occur with little or no advance notice.
  • Responsible for working safely and following all applicable safety health rules. Worker is responsible for reporting any unsafe condition to supervisor, crew leader or lead worker. Workers are expected to stop work when conditions are unsafe and could lead to significant property damage, serious injury, or death.
Requirements for the Position

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
  1. Graduation from high school or GED, preferably supplemented by experience in a landfill, scale operation or disposal site; AND
  2. One (1) year of experience in public relations, money handling and basic use of computer; OR
  3. Any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience relevant to the position.
SPECIAL CHARACTERISTICS
  • Must be able to be bonded.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Ability to climb up on vehicles to inspect loads.
  • Ability to lift and move 50 pounds.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to work in inclement weather.
  • Ability to work around compostable material.
  • The finalist for this position may be required to pass a criminal history background check; however, conviction of a crime may not necessarily disqualify an individual for this position.
  • This assignment is represented by a union.
  • This is a part-time, relief/on-call job, which is eligible for overtime.
  • Typical Work Schedule: Days and hours vary, seven days per week operation; this position will work at the Salem and Woodburn locations.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY
Ability to:work with a minimum of supervision; keep accurate and complete records; perform simple math calculations and make change; work well with the public, especially in conflict situations; establish and maintain effective and professional working relationships with the public, co-workers and other agencies; effectively communicate; stack tires, and climb up on vehicles to inspect loads.

Basic knowledge of:math; recycling programs.

Basic skill in:operating a computer.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Stands; sits; moves about the work area; bends forward; climbs 1 flight of stairs; crawls; reaches overhead; lifts up to 30 lbs.; carries items; operates a keyboard; uses rapid-mental/hand/eye coordination; speaks clearly and audibly; reads a 12 pt. font; distinguishes colors and shades; sees using depth perception; hears a normal level of speech; works in areas that may be exposed to heat, cold, humidity, dust, smoke, noise, blood and body fluids, and vehicle exhaust; uses ladders and/or scaffolding.

Marion County offers a generous benefits package to regular employees working 50% or more of the regularly scheduled work week and their eligible dependents. Temporary employees and part-time regular employees workingless than 50% of the regularly scheduled work week are not eligible for benefits.

Most regular positions in this classification arerepresented by Marion County Employees Association (MCEA).For a summary of benefits, click here. For a complete and detailed overview of theMCEA benefits package, click here, and selectMCEA Benefits from the left menu or Marion County Employees Association (MCEA) from the page links. Regular and temporary employees are represented by MCEA.

Salary and benefits are subject to union contract negotiations and may change as a result.

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In order to receive credit for your supplemental questions, your answers must be supported by details in the education and/or work experience section of your application form. Do you understand this statement?

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  • No
02
Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent?

  • Yes
  • No
03
Indicate how much full-time work experience you have involving manual labor. (One year of work experience is equal to 2080 hours.)

  • Less than 6 months (must have some work experience to select this answer)
  • 6 months to less than 1 year
  • 1 year or more
  • None of the above
04
Indicate how much full-time work experience you have in public relations or customer service. (One year of work experience is equal to 2080 hours.)

  • Less than 6 months (must have some work experience to select this answer)
  • 6 months to less than 1 year
  • 1 year or more
  • None of the above
05
Indicate how much full-time work experience you have in money handling, handling transactions. (One year of work experience is equal to 2080 hours.)

  • Less than 6 months (must have some work experience to select this answer)
  • 6 months to less than 1 year
  • 1 year or more
  • None of the above
06
Indicate how much full-time work experience you have in basic use of a computer. (One year of work experience is equal to 2080 hours.)

  • Less than 6 months (must have some work experience to select this answer)
  • 6 months to less than 1 year
  • 1 year or more
  • None of the above
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Please specify the place(s) of employment where you gained the work experience listed in the 4 previous questions. Write NA in the box if this question does not apply to you. Experience listed in this answer must be supported by the work experience section of your application. "See resume" is not an acceptable answer.

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