General Laborer

at Reno County in Hutchinson, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Job Purpose and Objectives: 

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


Job Competencies:

Mow or trim grass, weeds, and other tall growth; cut trees and brush with tractor mowers. Pit spotting at the Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) and Construction 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 department.  Observe, at all times, safe working conditions around and with landfill construction, maintenance equipment, and Solid Waste Management equipment. Be aware of safety when working in areas also used by the driving public. Responsible for pit and demo pickup, by keeping clean and reporting any issues with the pickups. Field repairs on equipment. Adhere to safety concerns on the job. Normal cleanup around work areas. Redirect traffic to appropriate sites for diversified loads. Protects and maintains any confidential information you have access to, whether oral, written, or electronic. Operates all job-related equipment, machinery, tools and other aids as required or needed. 

Work Environment:

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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 Applications must be submitted on  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.

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Job Posting: 12532202

Posted On: May 26, 2023

Updated On: Jun 26, 2023

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