Company: Arthur Lawrence
Posted on: August 5, 2022
Laborer Landfill $17 7:30-4pm
I. Job Summary
Performs various tasks in a landfill including containing loose
refuse to prevent scattering, and directing traffic at the
II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. To
perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may
Manually picks up windblown paper from periphery of landfill.
Carries a large plastic trash bag and walks along the fenced border
of the landfill, as well as on exterior land adjacent to the public
property. Pulls paper from the fence and lifts loose paper from the
ground, depositing refuse in bag until full.
Uses mobile vacuum to gather loose paper and refuse. Drives tractor
pulling vacuum along the fenced border of the landfill, as well as
on the exterior land adjacent to the public property. When
destination is reached, parks and descends the tractor. Grasps the
vacuum hose handle and guides to vacuum loose paper from the fence
and ground. When the immediate area is vacuumed, ascends the
tractor cab and drives forward. Parks and descends the cab,
repeating the vacuum process as necessary. Repeats these steps,
working around the outer edge of the landfill.
During the summer months, when traffic at landfill is
extraordinarily heavy, the laborer is stationed at the landfill
entrance in a chair to direct the traffic. Directs the flow of
trucks. Communicates with the drivers verbally or by hand
Lifts construction materials for projects related to site
maintenance i.e., lumber, bags of concrete mix, hand tools, etc.
Uses hand tools such as shovels, picks, axes and chain saws.
Manually separates metal, white goods, lumber and cardboard from
trash on tipping floor at landfills with transfer station.
A. Education and Experience
Required: High school diploma or G.E.D, and zero to four years
Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and
work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made
to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions of the job.
Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as
keyboarding, machine operation, etc) part of the work day;
Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30
Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as
cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc) rarely;
Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt,
odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements most of the work
Normal setting for this job is: outdoor/landfill. Associated
topics: crew, dirt, drywall, household mover, load, maintenance,
move, non skilled, operator, worker
Keywords: Arthur Lawrence, Duluth , Laborer, Other , Ontonagon, Minnesota
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