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Transfer Station Supervisor

Date Posted: 12/19/2023
Department: Public Works
Salary Grade: 67

Compensation: $42,665
Hours: Full Time

Deadline: Open until filled

Position Objectives


Under general supervision, performs supervisory and administrative work in scheduling and coordinating the daily operations of a transfer station. Work involves coordinating transfer station operations, ensuring compliance with relevant local and state regulations, and supervising assigned employees including community service workers. Reports to the Public Works Manager.

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Supervises up to six employees 

  • Responds to public complaints

  • Responsible for scheduling and submitting time sheets to Public Services Manager.

  • Must be able to supervise at least two (2-3) Department of Correction Inmates. 

  • Responsible for the transfer station, scale house, brush, pallet and metal staging areas.

  • Follows McDowell County ordinance, State and Federal guidelines for transfer station waste collection


Equipment Operation

  • Operates and drives heavy trucks, front end loaders, backhoes, dozers, forklifts, and other equipment as assigned

  • Oversees equipment operation and ensures that equipment is being operated in a safe and effective manner in order to minimize the risk of injury, property damage, or loss of life. 

  • Performs daily safety checks 

  • Performs operator maintenance of equipment 

Minimum Requirements

Valid North Carolina driver’s license


Benefited after 30 days

Medical, dental, and life insurance

Sick, vacation, and holiday pay

Membership in the Local Government Retirement System

Supplemental retirement 401k/457

How to Apply



APPLICANTS WILL BE GIVEN CREDIT ONLY FOR INFORMATION PROVIDED IN RESPONSE TO THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. No additional information will be solicited by 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: under “Job Opportunities”


  • McDowell County Administration Building:         

                25 W Fort Street Marion, NC 28752


Applications can be submitted:

               25 W Fort Street Marion, NC 28752

  • Mail:

                McDowell County Human Resources

              25 W Fort Street Marion, NC 28752

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