Sample Job Description for Scale Operator

The job of a Scale Operator involves weighing and measuring materials and carrying out other related functions. Given below is sample job description template for this position.

Job Title: Scale Operator

Location of the job: Bennington, VT 05201

Years of Experience: 2+ to 4 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: High School or equivalent

Job Summary:

Casella Waste System, Inc. currently has an opening for a Scale House Operator to work in their Bennington, VT Transfer Station. This is a full time position requiring occasional work travel to Sunderland or Northshire, VT Transfer Stations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains cleanliness of the pay booth.
  • Answers the telephone and provides general information to callers.
  • Balances the daily receipts to ensure accurate record keeping and appropriate billing. Drops the daily receipts into the safe depository.
  • Handles special waste loads by processing required paperwork, and by notifying operations of an incoming special load via a 2-way radio for proper dispatch.
  • Receives payment from customers.
  • Provides a receipt for the customer and documents the waste entering the facility
  • Accepts or rejects load based on content and suggests possible alternatives based on personal disposal knowledge, special waste training and type of waste.
  • Obtains information regarding material entering the facility to properly bill the customer and track the total amount of waste entering the landfill or transfer station.

Position Requirements:

  • Must have basic chemical processing and safety skills.
  • Good reading comprehension of work related documents.
  • Perform routine maintenance on equipment.
  • Perform routine tests and inspections of products as the material is produced.
  • Basic Computer skills. Bilingual in English and Spanish.

Salary: 10.00 – 13.00 USD /year