Scale Attendant at Modern Disposal Services, Inc.

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Location: Blasdell, New York





Job Description:

Position Summary


The Scale Attendant is responsible is responsible for accurately and efficiently monitoring and recording waste volumes entering the post collection site, as well as collecting appropriate usage fees from customers.


This position will be primarily based at our Transfer Station in Blasdell.



Essential Responsibilities



  • Greet and direct all customers and employees upon entry.

  • Weighing trucks in and out and calculating payments for customers.

  • Track weight information from scale to computer system and get appropriate signatures.

  • Ensuring that incoming trash or recycle loads are safe and do not contain any inappropriate material.

  • Receive credit card payment from customers; provide receipt to customers.

  • Balance the daily receipts to ensure accurate recordkeeping and appropriate billing.

  • Document the waste entering the facility, utilizing truck scales and computer systems; track total amount of waste entering the facility.

  • Notify operations of special waste or other incoming special loads; direct or dispatch as necessary; process required paperwork and perform other required duties, as necessary to process special loads.

  • Answer the telephone and provide general information to callers.

  • Maintain the cleanliness of the work area.

  • Support Site Manager with administrative needs.

  • Manage reception duties for the facility including opening door, sign in, and welcoming visitors.

Perform other job-related duties as needed or assigned. The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required by personnel so classified.



Education and Experience



  • Excellent customer service and organizational skills.

  • Highly detail oriented and process driven; data entry and data manipulation will be central to the role.

  • Good time management skills to ensure assigned responsibilities are completed in an efficient manner.

  • Good communication skills; can communicate effectively orally and through written skills, both internally and externally.

  • Grasps concepts quickly and has good follow through skills; adheres to work schedule and follows through on challenges as they arise; maintains a positive outlook.

  • Competency in the following computer programs: MS Excel, Word, Outlook.



Modern Corporationprovides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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