Gate Attendant I

City Of Amarillo, TX Amarillo , TX 79105

Posted 2 weeks ago

Under direct supervision of Solid Waste Landfill Supervisors, this position is responsible for the proper operation of the gatehouse, the computerized scales, inspection of incoming loads and compliance with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regulations, which addresses solid waste issues pertinent to the landfill gatehouse operations.

  • Operates the landfill's computerized scales and associated computer software.

  • Updates electronic data, generating and running electronic reports on a daily, monthly, quarterly and yearly basis.

  • Inspects incoming loads as needed to insure materials are acceptable in accordance with regulations.

  • Conducts customer transactions, collects funds and prepares accurate bank deposits on a daily basis.

  • Keeps gatehouse clean and requests supplies for its operation and maintenance as needed.

  • Performs waste screening of incoming loads at pit area.

  • Answers questions and explains rules and regulations to the general public, both over the phone and in person.

  • Performs administrative duties for the Gatehouse, including but not limited to answering telephones, answering the two-way radio, preparing the daily deposit, correcting ticket mistakes and making change for customers.

  • Gets change from the bank.

  • Performs other cleaning or maintenance operations including picking up paper, stacking tires and general maintenance of buildings, grounds or equipment.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and two years of previous computer and data entry, bookkeeping or accounting experience. Waste Screening, Class C Certification is required. Completion of a Customer Service Class is preferred. Valid Texas Driver's License is required.

Reasonable accommodation will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is required to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The employee must also balance, climb, crawl, crouch, walk, stand, kneel, stoop, sit, hear, feel, finger, grasp, handle, reach, pull, push, speak, see, and talk. Also requires the ability to make rational decisions and perform repetitive motions.

  • The City of Amarillo will consider all relevant education and experience when determining an applicants minimum qualifications and starting salary.

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to operate computers for data entry and word processing.

  • Ability to operate and repair small/light equipment, such as power tools.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skill.

  • Ability to operate small office equipment, including copy machines or multi-line telephone systems.

The City of Amarillo is an Equal Opportunity employer and encourages applications from eligible and qualified persons regardless of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, disability, genetic information or protected veteran status, in compliance with applicable federal, state and local law.

The City of Amarillo provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case by case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please contact the Human Resources Office at 806-378-4294.

Essential Job Functions:

The employee must also balance, climb, crawl, crouch, walk, stand, kneel, stoop, sit, hear, feel, finger, grasp, handle, reach, pull, push, speak, see, and talk. Also requires the ability to make rational decisions and perform repetitive motions

Work Hours:

Shifts vary: mornings, evenings, holidays and Saturdays. Subject to call back and overtime.

Regular and punctual attendance is required.

Will report daily at the City Landfill, located at 16250 Bezner Road.

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Gate Attendant I

City Of Amarillo, TX