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Reno County General Laborer in Hutchinson, Kansas

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Job Objectives:

Manual labor involving a variety of duties associated with Reno County Solid Waste Management Department.

Essential Job Functions:

Mow or trim grass, weeds and other tall growth; cut trees and brush with tractor mowers. Pit spotting at the MSW and Demo Sites. Maintain written records and daily time sheets. Pick up loose paper and other debris. Must be able to report for work outside of the regular scheduled hours including overtime, when necessary to maintain effective operation of the Solid Waste Management Department. Observe, at all times, safe working conditions around and with landfill construction, maintenance equipment and Solid Waste Management equipment. Must be aware of safety when working in areas also used by the driving public. Field repairs on equipment, adhere to safety concerns on the job and normal cleanup around work areas.


Operate all job-related machinery, equipment, tools and other aids as required, necessary or needed in the performance of these job functions.

Work Environment:

5% indoors and 95% outdoors. Will be exposed to summer heat and winter cold. Road machinery noises may be very intense at times. Work area may be dusty, occasional exposure to poisonous insects, animals and plants. Exposure to inclement weather conditions. Some exposure to exhaust fumes from equipment in truck shed and shop. At times will work in close proximity of public traffic. Periodic use of materials, which have an MSDS report on how to safely handle them. All use of equipment (hand operated or self-propelled) entails hazardous exposure if not operated in a safe manner.

This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice.

Reno County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Reno County is an at-will, equal opportunity employer. Reno County provides Family Medical Leave (FMLA) benefits to eligible, covered employees. Reno County considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age (40+), disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status under local, state, or federal law. Reno County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Reno County Human Resources by phone at 620-694-2982 or by email at <personnel@renogov.org>. Applications must be submitted on www.renogov.org. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

Reno County prohibits employment of family members when such employment will create a situation where one person is in the direct chain of command and supervises, manages, or will be supervised or managed by another family member. Family members are defined as spouses, biological parents, children and siblings, in-laws, grandparent, grandchildren, aunt, uncle, niece, nephew, adoptive parents, children and siblings who share (or have shared) the same household, step-parents, step-children, and step-siblings who share (or have shared) the same household, or individuals with whom an employee has a close personal relationship such as domestic partners, cohabitants, and significant others. Employees are expected to disclose relationships covered by this policy whenever they come into existence.