Posting #22-71

Opening Date: September 13th, 2022             Review Date: September 27th, 2022



COMPENSATION & BENEFITS                                                                                                                                                                             


  • Hourly Wage: $14.49 – $16.40
  • Medical, Dental, and Insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance and AD&D
  • 96 Hours of Vacation
  • 96 Hours of Sick Leave
  • Two Floating Holidays
  • Holiday Compensation
  • Annual Clothing Allowance
  • Opportunity for Overtime


JOB SUMMARY                                                                                                                                                                             

Note: Internal posting with General Services Teamsters is concurrent with posting to the public. Therefore, if a qualified candidate from within the bargaining unit applies, that person could be selected for the position.


This position is responsible for evaluating the acceptability of incoming waste, assessing fees and maintaining records at solid waste transfer stations to insure appropriate disposal of waste and fair assessment of fees to public, evaluates, measures, and determines charge for waste from public and commercial contractors using transfer stations, and provides information and assistance to public regarding solid waste services available.


POSITION REQUIREMENTS                                                                                                                                                                             

Knowledge of:

  • Laws and regulations regarding solid, recyclable and hazardous waste disposal and operations of disposal and transfer sites
  • Appropriate methods for handling and receipting money
  • Acceptable methods for handling solid, recyclable and hazardous wastes


Ability to:

  • Work independently
  • Work at various locations including Belfair, Union, Hoodsport and Shelton
  • Operate cash registers and calculators
  • Perform standing, sitting, bending and reaching in variable weather conditions

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE                                      

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid Washington State Driver License

APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS                                                                                                                                                                  

Applicants are required to submit a Mason County Application to the Human Resources Department. The completed application may include additional pages of employment history using the application format, and a resume may be attached. The completed application will be used as the primary document to determine if minimum qualifications are met for this recruitment. Misrepresentation,


incomplete, or inaccurate entries may be the cause of application rejection, removal from the employment list, or discharge from county service. Applicants will be screened based upon education and experience, and the top candidates will be scheduled for interviews. Selection factors will include demonstrated knowledge and abilities for the particular position. Only those candidates chosen for interviews will receive notice of the final selection decision. Please read the reverse side for additional information. This selection process may be subject to change.


Equal Opportunity – Affirmative Action Employer                                                      Drug Free Work Environment


This information does not constitute an expressed or implied contract or offer of employment. Any provision contained herein may be modified and/or revoked without notice.


Application Instructions – Carefully read the posting and note the minimum qualifications and the selection process. Please indicate all relevant education and experience on the application. A County application is always required and is utilized as the primary document to determine if the applicant meets the minimum qualifications. Resumes can be included as a supplement but cannot be used in lieu of completing the application. Applications must be entirely completed, and “see resume” will not be acceptable. Applicants applying for more than one position must complete a separate application for each position. Applications must be signed and dated, and returned to the Human Resources Department on or before the closing date. Completed applications should be submitted via regular mail to: Mason County Human Resources, 411 North Fifth Street, Shelton, WA 98584, Dropped off at our Human Resources Building #9 – 423 N 5th Street, Shelton, WA 98584, E-mailed: or faxed to 360-427-8439. Mailed applications must be postmarked no later than the closing date. Applicants should keep a copy of their completed application and any supplemental pages.


Applicant Qualifications – All candidates must meet minimum requirements. Often, the most competitive applicants will possess qualifications far exceeding the required minimum. If a large number of applications are received, only the most qualified applicants will be involved in the selection process.


Authorization to Work – Successful candidates must present documentation proving authorization to work in the United States (as required by federal law).


Work Environment – Mason County maintains a drug-free work environment and prohibits smoking in all County buildings.


“At-will” Positions – Some positions are considered “at-will” or at the pleasure of the employer. Therefore, the County does not need to establish “just cause” or “cause” to terminate the employment relationship. Selection to at-will position does not create or constitute an employment contract or agreement.


Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity – Mason County is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fair employment practices and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status, genetic information, veteran’s status, disability, or any other bias prohibited by federal, state or local law.


Accommodation – Applicants with a disability requiring accommodation during the selection process should notify the Human Resources Department at (360) 427-9670 Ext. 290.


Health Insurance – Regular full-time employees and their qualifying dependents are eligible for medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage. Some regular part-time employees may receive the same coverage. Employees may partially contribute premiums depending upon the type of coverage selected.


Paid Leave – Sick leave, holidays, and vacation are provided in accordance with the County policy or union contracts. Vacation accrual rates increase at regular intervals based on length of service with the County.


Retirement Plan – All regular Mason County employees are enrolled in the Washington State Public Employee’s Retirement System (PERS, PSERS or LEOFF). The County and employees contribute jointly to the plans.