Convenience Center Operator

Are you looking for an opportunity to join a supportive team of local government professionals in a community with an excellent quality of life?  Powhatan County is the Richmond region’s best kept secret for work-life balance while being a short drive from the capital city’s amenities. 

Position Details

  • Department: Public Works
  • Compensation: $10.00/hour
  • Hours: Up to 20 hours per week
  • Deadline: Position open until filled with preference given to applications received by Monday, October 23, 2017 at 5:00 pm.  

The County of Powhatan is currently recruiting for the part-time position of Convenience Center Operator.  This position performs and assists in the daily collection of litter and recyclables from the County.  Work involves maintaining the smooth flow of traffic through the center; collecting specified fees; providing necessary information to customers enforcing the County’s Waste Disposal Ordinance; maintaining a safe environment for the public; and assisting the handicapped or any other resident needing help unloading trash.  Position is primarily weekend work but may require occasional week day work.  Reports to the Convenience Center Supervisor. 

Minimum Training and Experience – Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by 6 to 9 months of related experience, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Must possess a valid state driver’s license and pass a state background check and pre-employment drug screening.

Minimum Qualifications:  Be able to lift, carry, push or pull moderately heavy objects (up to 50 pounds) and occasional heavy objects (100 pounds or more).  Requires the ability to speak and/or signal people to convey information. 
Please use the County's website to submit a completed application. A PDF version is also available for download and can be emailed to  You may obtain a paper copy  at 3834 Old Buckingham Road, Powhatan, VA 23139.

Equal Opportunity and Drug Free Workplace

Powhatan County is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and encourages women, veterans and minorities to apply.  Powhatan County is a  Drug Free Workplace.

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