Solid Waste Assistant LTE

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Applications are now being accepted for a full-time, LTE Summer Solid Waste Assistant position in the Lincoln County Solid Waste Department. This position is a limited term employment during the summer months, approximately May-September.  

To be considered, applicants must complete and submit a Lincoln County Employment Application form.

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Purpose of Position

The purpose of this position is to assist the Program Assistant and the Equipment Operators with general office functions and yard operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties are normal for this position.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive.

  • Operates all department machinery and equipment in a safe and proficient manner.
  • Assists equipment operators with routine machinery and equipment maintenance.  Also records hour and maintenance for each machine.
  • Handles and disposes of solid waste in accordance with the county’s operating license, plan of operation and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources regulations.
  • Separates various waste materials such as:  recyclables, wood, metal, etc. from waste deposited.
  • Assists the equipment operators with various needs in the landfill operations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required at the time of application.
  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Prior experience in a similar work environment preferred.
  • Must have a valid Wisconsin Driver’s license, proof of insurance that satisfies Lincoln County requirements and a good driving record.


Starting salary is $16.86 per hour.  


Applicants must complete and submit a Lincoln County Employment Application Form.  Application forms are available at the Lincoln County Service Center (upper level), 801 N. Sales Street in Merrill, Wisconsin and on the County's website at  

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