Landfill Laborer, Paper Picker

JOB TITLE: Landfill Laborer, Paper Picker
DIVISION: Virgin Valley Disposal 
LOCATION: 501 Riverside Road 
CITY: Mesquite



A Landfill Laborer is responsible for safely and efficiently performing general labor duties at a hauling company, transfer station, materials recycling facility (MRF) or landfill. Responsibilities may include such things as picking up papers, which is outside work, rain or shine, manually picks up windblown paper from periphery of landfill.  Carries a large plastic trash bag and walks along the fenced border of the landfill, as well as on exterior land adjacent to the public property.  Pulls paper from the fence and lifts loose paper from the ground, depositing refuse in bag until full. Yard clean-up, general vehicle operation, general office maintenance and other related duties.


  • Ability to adhere to work schedule and follows through on challenges as they arise. 
  • Ability to adhere to Company policies and rules that are set forth; promotes the Company’s safety standards; works with a sense of honesty and trustworthiness. 
  • Maintains a feeling of pride in work; strives to achieve all goals.


  • High School diploma or GED 
  • Valid Driver’s License


  • Safely and efficiently perform assigned responsibilities to include such duties as:
  • Clean-up work areas;
  • Perform yard work, including paper pick-up;
  • Operate general site vehicles and equipment;
  • Perform general office maintenance and repairs, including painting and janitorial work;
  • Install temporary wind fences, as required;
  • Direct traffic at the site as necessary; and 
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned. The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by this position, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.


Non-exempt, Part time


  • None.


Virgin Valley Disposal is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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