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We’re HIRING!! Part-time, Benefited position!

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The Solid Waste Authority is currently recruiting for a General Support Assistant.  This person will provide support at the Authority Office, Outlying Transfers Stations and Bass Hill Landfill.  This person must be able to provide basic general office support, work as a backup gatekeeper and Landfill general  worker.  This is a part-time (Minimum 20 hours per week) Benefitted position.


Inspect trucks and other vehicles hauling refuse to determine type, weight or volume of solid waste material · Measure the size of loads of refuse to be disposed · Operate cash register, record receipts · Identify restricted and/or hazardous materials · Answer questions and complaints from public · Clean up trash and litter,  inspect garbage for hazards · Perform Spotting/ Flagging duties · Provide office support such as answering telephones, filing, basic spreadsheet entry · Perform other duties as assigned


Must be at least 18 · Able to pass a background screening · Have a valid CA Driver’s License and own vehicle · Able to work a flexible and on-call schedule including most Saturdays · Willing to drive and work in outlying areas such as Herlong, Spaulding, Wendel and Westwood as well as Susanville · Able to stand for long periods of time · Ability to carry up to 35 lbs

Complete job descriptions and applications are available at the Solid Waste Authority office.

Please apply IN PERSON at the Solid Waste Authority office:

LRSWMA,  170 Russell Ave Suite X, Susanville, CA  96130

(Across from the Fairgrounds office, same strip mall as the Beauty Corral)

Applications will be accepted

until 1:00 pm, June 12, 2015,

only at the Solid Waste Authority office

Mercury Thermostat Recycling

Did you know that you can recycle your old mercury thermostats right here in Susanville at Western Nevada Supply? They are located at 200 Bella Way, Susanville, CA.  Off of Johnstonville road, behind the Post Office.  Their number is 530-251-5800.

If you have recently updated your home’s heating and cooling system and have those thermostats sitting in a box, take them down to Western Nevada Supply to be properly recycled!!!! If you aren’t in the Susanville area you can look for a drop off location near you at

Hiring Backup Gatekeeper

Now Hiring – The Solid Waste Authority is recruiting for a Backup Gatekeeper to work throughout Lassen County, mainly in the Susanville – Herlong – Spaulding – Wendel and Westwood areas.

This is a part-time, on-call, non-benefited position. Hours will vary greatly and there will be weeks with no hours as this is a BACKUP position.

Must be at least 18, able to pass pre-employment screenings such as drug and background checks, and have reliable transportation.

Full job descriptions and applications are available at the Solid Waste Authority office –
170 Russell Avenue, Suite X, Susanville, CA 96130
(this is across the street from the Fair office).

Applications are due to the Solid Waste Authority no later than
1:00 pm, Friday, January 23, 2015.

For more information, please call 530-252-1273.

It’s THAT TIME!! TIRE AMNESTY DAY at the Bass Hill Landfill!!!

Lassen County residents – Come one, come all!!  It’s Tire Amnesty Day at Bass Hill Landfill this SATURDAY, JUNE 7!!  The BEST THING about this is event is that you can bring up to NINE (9) Car or Light Truck tires (smaller than a 20″ rim size) at no charge!  The SECOND BEST thing is the tires can be on a RIM!!

Come one down on Saturday at 9 am and get that stack of tires cleared out!!

This event will END AT 3:00 pm or WHEN THE TRAILERS ARE FULL!!!

PLEASE come prepared to UNLOAD YOUR OWN TIRES so bring your GLOVES!!tire 2014 bh