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DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS This is routine work checking for proper dump permits and assisting in maintaining a dump in an orderly and sanitary condition. Work is performed in accordance with general instructions outlined by a supervisor.  Performs related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)

  • Checks all vehicles of users entering the dump for valid and appropriate permits;
  • Turns away vehicles of users without the appropriate permit;
  • Directs users of the dump to location for unloading rubbish;
  • Polices area for proper use of dump;
  • Makes minor repairs of tools and equipment;
  • Assists in fighting dump fires;
  • May collect dumping fees;
  • Performs a variety of related activities as required.

Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:  Working knowledge of the operation of light trucks; mechanical aptitude; ability to secure the cooperation of others.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSThere are no minimum qualifications for this position.


11/97; 1/09

Labor Class

Town of Patterson

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Putnam County Personnel Department

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  • Address:

    Donald B. Smith
    County Government Campus
    110 Old Route 6, Building 3
    Carmel, NY 10512

  • Phone:

    845-808-1650 x46104

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  • Hours of Operation
  • Monday through Friday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Summer Hours
    (mid-June through mid-September)
  • Monday through Friday
    8:00am - 4:00pm

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40 Gleneida Avenue
Carmel, New York 10512

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