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Solid Waste Facility Operator Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$47,440 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Solid Waste Facility Operator is $47,440 a year and $23 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Solid Waste Facility Operator is between $35,424 and $57,431. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Performs any combination of following duties to dispose of solid waste materials at landfill site: operates heavy equipment, such as bulldozer, front-end loader, and compactor, to excavate landfill site, transport solid waste materials, and to spread and compact layers of waste and earth cover.
  • Directs incoming vehicles to dumping area.
  • Examines cargo to prohibit disposal of caustic waste, according to government regulations.
  • Sprays poisons and other specified chemicals over waste material to control disease carrying pests.
  • Drives truck to distribute oil or water over landfill to control dust.
  • Weighs vehicles entering and leaving site and collects dumping fees.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Solid Waste Facility Operator Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

Associate Director, Landscape & Grounds Management
Oct 31
New Haven, CT, USA
Yale University
Reporting to the Director of Facilities Services and Grounds, this key managerial role provides ... solid waste and recycling collection. The ideal candidate will lead, inspire and manage a team of ...
Forklift Operator
Sep 28
East Hartford, CT, USA
Moving goods packed on pallets or in crates around the storage facility * Stacking goods in the ... Removing machine attachments and waste material from machines * Examining products to verify ...
Master Control Operator
Oct 2
Bristol, CT, USA
Solid knowledge of all TV Production equipment and technology within assigned operating areas ... Specialists, Facility Resources and Business Operations. Production Operations staffs the ...
Oct 28
Willimantic, CT, USA
TOWN OF WINDHAM WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT SUPERINTENDENT - F/T The Town of Windham seeks highly ... Facility; performs daily duties as "Chief Operator" for the Windham NPDES Permit. This position ...
ACC Network: Preditor (Producer/Editor)
Nov 16
Bristol, CT, USA
Demonstrates solid knowledge of workflow, equipment and facility layout in assigned areas for ... operating at a proficient level. The ability to work independently and collaborate between ...