Site Attendant

Department: Public Services
Compensation: $7.88
Hours: Part-time
Deadline: Open until filled
Position Objectives

Convenience centers are located in various areas in the county for the purpose of collecting solid waste and recycling material from county citizens.

Duties and Responsibilities

A person in this position will:

  • Assist/advise citizens of how to dispose of their bagged household waste and recyclables.

  • Shifts are 6 hours each, must be able to be on your feet for a good part of your shift.

  • Assist with sorting of recycle materials for transporting.

  • Must be able to lift but not limited to at least 25 pounds.

  • Prevent contamination of anything not accepted at the site for recycling or disposal.

  • Required to wear a safety vest at all times while on duty. (will be provided)

  • Must be able to communicate verbally with citizens.

  • Maintain a clean and safe center. (sweep and pick up litter)

  • Direct and/or hold traffic. Assist truck drivers for safety reasons.

  • Attendants must learn and follow guidelines provided by the Public Services Department and McDowell County Administration pertaining to employment and solid waste handling.

Minimum Requirements
High School diploma or GED Pre-Employment Drug Screening Valid NC Driver’s License is required.

Part-Time Non-Benefited


APPLICANTS WILL BE GIVEN CREDIT ONLY FOR INFORMATION PROVIDED IN RESPONSE TO THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. No additional information will be solicited by the McDowell County; therefore, persons who submit incomplete applications may not receive full credit for their education, training and experience. 

McDowell County is an equal opportunity employer.  It is the policy of the County to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, political affiliation or national origin.The County will interactively work with disabled applicants and employees to identify reasonable accommodations that will allow the individual to perform essential job functions. 

Applications are available:

· on our website: under “Employment Opportunities

· McDowell County Administration Building:

   60 East Court St Marion, NC 28752

· in person at the Administration Annex building:

   100 Spaulding Rd, Suite #1 Marion, NC 28752

· Employment Security Commission:

   316 Baldwin Ave Marion, NC 28752

Applications can be submitted: 

· in the locked box at the County Administration building:
  60 East Court Street Marion, NC 28752

· in person at the Administration Annex building:
  100 Spaulding Rd, Suite #1 
  Marion, NC 28752

· or by Mail to:
  McDowell County Human Resources
  60 East Court Street Marion, NC 28752

· or by email to:

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