Caglia Environmental
  • Fresno, CA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision and 401K Retirement Plans

POSITION:  Scale House Attendant

REPORTS TO:  On-Duty Supervisor/Division Manager

COMPANY OVERVIEW: The Caglia Family has provided solid waste and recycling services to the greater Fresno area for over 70 years. Orange Avenue Disposal began in 1941 and has expanded over the years to Cedar Avenue Recycling & Transfer Station (CARTS), Industrial Waste & Salvage (IWS), Caglia Construction Recycling, and Red Rock Environmental Group.



The Scale House Attendant functions as the front line customer service contact for all vehicles entering the materials recovery facility (MRF), Cedar Avenue Recycling and Transfer Station (CARTS). Vehicles entering the facility transport construction and demolition debris, organics (food/green waste), trash and recycling from commercial and residential customers into the MRF for processing. The Scale House Attendant always works with employees, customers and vendors in a friendly, professional manner.

The Scale House Attendant works safely and responsibly while complying with all operational policies and standards required by the company.

The Scale House Attendant is responsible for greeting customers, answering questions

and for being at their work station at all times. If a break or lunch period is required, the staff member must contact the on-duty supervisor and wait for coverage by another staff member before leaving their post.



  • Operates a computer scale to weigh items/materials brought to the MRF, collecting fees and issuing receipts
  • Visually inspects contents of vehicles so that hazardous, illegal or prohibited items are not deposited at the MRF.
  • Enters tickets into computer, including interpreting a variety of material codes.
  • Maintains a safe work environment for themselves and all co-workers at the facility.
  • Physical/environmental demands: standing, walking, hearing, and observing continuously; hand coordination, handling, and wrist motion continuously; bending, reaching, stretching, and lifting up to 50 lbs. as needed. Exposure to dust, smoke, fumes, odors, grease, oil, chemicals, wet/hot conditions, and noise. The job is in the scale house.
  • Immediately report all emergencies (e. g. fires, accidents) to the proper manager/supervisor on duty.
  • Provides general upkeep of the scale house.
  • Completes all administrative tasks
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Positively represents the Caglia brand while at work each day.
  • Required to work overtime, weekends and during emergency conditions.
  • Performs other job related duties as needed or assigned.



  • Microsoft Office 365 experience
  • Data entry skills required
  • Preferred qualifications: Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Experience with cash handling
  • A minimum of one year of lead customer service experience.
  • Scale house experience preferred but not required



A high school diploma or G.E.D is required.



  • The ability to be a proactive thinker.
  • The willingness to be open to new ideas and alternate solutions.
  • The ability to communicate clearly and work collaboratively with co-workers and supervisors.
  • The ability to be team-oriented and results-oriented while on the job each day.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving, analytical, critical-thinking and decision-making skills.



  • Maintain accuracy when entering data into scale house system.
  • Show initiative on the job by consulting supervisor with ideas and suggestions.
  • Respond promptly to supervisors' requests and to those of other departments as needed.
  • Scale House Attendant must be responsible and reliable on the job.



  • Competitive Wages
  • Medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid vacation and sick time
  • Opportunities for advancement
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