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Site Attendant

Date Posted: 2/6/24
Department: Public Works
Compensation: $12.36
Hours: Part-time

Deadline: Open until filled

Duties & Responsibilities

  • 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.

How to Apply



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. 


McDowell County participates in E-Verify.


Applications are available:


  • on our website:

     under “Job Opportunities”

  • McDowell County Administration Building(s):

              60 East Court St Marion, NC 28752 ​

              25 W Fort Street Marion, NC 28752


Applications can be submitted:

              60 East Court Street Marion, NC 28752

              25 W Fort Street 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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