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Scale House Operator_FT_Job Description_2016-06-01 Municipality of the District of Chester Position Description Position Title: Scale House Operator Salary Band: Individual Contributors Reports to: Solid Waste Working Supervisor/Wastewater Treatment Operator Status: Full time Classification: Administrative (2012) Location: Kaizer Meadow Landfill, Subject to Change Updated: June 1, 2016 Hours: Normally 7:30 am to 4:00 pm – Monday to Friday, Subject to Change 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Saturday, Subject to Change _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ SCOPE The Scale House Operator will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the weigh scale at the landfill site entrance, public drop off site and its entire component reporting systems, both manual and computerized, as well as dealing with the public. OBLIGATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES UNDER LEGISLATION 1.The Municipality of the District of Chester is committed to workplace safety and all employees are expected to actively participate in the Municipality’s Occupational Health and Safety Policy and Program and Occupational Health and Safety Legislation as well as Regulations of the Province of Nova Scotia. 2.The Municipality of the District of Chester complies with the Employment Legislation of Nova Scotia and all employees are also expected to act in accordance to the appropriate Legislation as well. QUALIFICATIONS Grade 12 preferred or equivalent experience in municipal solid waste weigh scale operations  and/or any other applicable qualifications. Must be willing to work in a computerized environment. Familiarity and comfortable with  operation of computers. Scalehouse Operator (continued) Page | 2 SUMMARY OF FUNCTION Principle Duties and Responsibilities: The following is a general outline of the duties and responsibilities of the Scale House Operator. The listing is not intended to be all inclusive or to limit the employee’s initiative to expand his/her function beyond this scope nor is it intended to limit the Landfill Supervisor’s right to assign other duties: 1. Recording weights, types and sources of incoming waste. 2. Preparing weight. 3. Keeping separate records, as required, of “special wastes” entering the site (such as construction and demolition wastes, metals, etc.). 4. Cleaning and maintaining the scale platform and base to ensure safe and accurate operation. This includes snow removal. 5. Cooperation with other employees to ensure smooth operation of the facility. 6. Monitoring the operation of the scale and assisting with repairs as necessary. 7. Monitoring incoming materials and directing vehicle drivers to suitable dumping locations in cooperation with other site personnel. 8. Treating the public courteously at all times. 9. Sharing responsibility for site security gates (opening and closing). 10. Preparing and issuing invoices to customers and collecting tipping fees. 11. Preparing direct deposit reports. 12. Utilizing computer software package to generate weigh scale records and reports. 13. Record is kept of the general region or areas from which the contents of each vehicle are originating. 14. Responsible for assisting with the separate general public disposal area. 15. Responsible for monitoring and maintaining the software required for the daily operation of the computer at the scale house. CONTACTS 1.Waste Collectors 2.General Public 3.Landfill Supervisor 4.Other Staff