Public Works

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  • Direct, advise and assist users of landfills or transfer sites in proper disposal procedures
  • Monitor incoming traffic and disposal areas for special waste
  • Explain and enforce departmental policy and procedures
  • Provide recycle information
  • Issue warnings and citations; report violations
  • Notify County staff when transfer boxes are full and require removal to landfill site.
  • Prepare boxes for transport to main landfill. 
  • Assist County staff in loading and unloading drop boxes from tractor units and level out waste material within bins; raise and lower screened covers
  • Maintain transfer site area; sweep stalls when transfer box is removed
  • Collect special waste fees and maintain related paperwork.
  • Assist collection franchisees in cleaning debris; sweep brow log area after collection has unloaded
  • Resolve problems associated with facility users 
  • Collect waste fees; maintain cash box and related paperwork
  • Maintain daily log of activities, incidents, violations, waste volumes
  • At landfill - weigh all incoming loads; maintain log of incidents, violations and waste volumes.  Monitor wood waste, tire and glass areas for unauthorized disposal
  • May be required to monitor community corrections offenders assigned to transfer site
  • Open and close site at appointed hour; open and close barrier gates for permit holders.  


  • Requires regular and consistent attendance.
  • Any combination of course work, experience and training which provides required knowledge and skills necessary to perform the duties of the position.  
  • Work experience must include working with people.  Collective work effort expected of employees and ability to accept feedback.

Job Status: On Call / Part Time

Hours: Depend on Employer

Wage: $11.60 Per Hour

Location: Roseburg

How to Apply: Online with Douglas County HR