Post Date:  09/28/2021
Solid Waste Generalist (Part-Time)
Marshall County Solid Waste

Nature of Work
This is responsible solid waste and sanitation work involving hauling household trash and debris and recyclable materials for Marshall County.  Activities associated with the job include collecting trash from convenience centers, schools and public facilities and transporting loads to the landfill according to assigned routes and/or operating a roll off truck to haul recyclable materials from the recycling center to the appropriate place for disposal.  Incumbents must be capable of safely operating a skid loader, forklift, baler, font end loader, roll-off trucks and/or a one-ton truck utilized by the solid waste department.  Incumbents may also be required to perform a variety of activities associated with maintaining the county-owned convenience centers including working part-time shifts at various locations and working on the Single Stream Line floor at the recycling center, sorting and moving recyclables, and maintaining the machinery and equipment.  Job related duties require a good driving record, flexibility, good organizational, interpersonal, and decision-making skills and sufficient strength and agility to perform the physically demanding aspects of the job in a variety of weather conditions.  Some activities require heavy manual labor depending upon workload demands. Job performance is evaluated daily by the Assistant Solid Waste Director in consultation with the Solid Waste Director through review of the safe operation of vehicles and equipment, ability to interact effectively with the public, organizational, and decision-making skills, and willingness to complete all job assignments.
Necessary Requirements of Work
Graduation from an accredited high school preferred; considerable experience working in solid waste operations and operating heavy equipment; ability to interact tactfully with the public; ability to make timely and appropriate decisions within established operating procedures; sufficient strength and agility to perform the physically demanding aspects of the job in a variety of weather conditions.
Necessary Special Requirements
  • Possession of a valid Tennessee Commercial Driver’s License, Class B, and the ability to be insured at standard vehicle liability rates.
  • Completion of a criminal background check, MVR report and drug screen
  • 401(k)/457(b) retirement plan and Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
  • Application and Job Description may be picked up from the Marshall County Human Resources Office, 3309 Courthouse Annex, 3rd floor, Lewisburg, TN 37091 or obtained at
  • Completed application and resume (optional) will be accepted until the position is filled
  • No phone calls, please