Employment Opportunities


The Humboldt Waste Management Authority (HWMA) is soliciting applications for the Position of Scale Attendant (Part-Time).

The Scale Attendant performs various cash handling and traffic management duties at the Hawthorne Street Transfer Station, for both the Tip Floor and Recycling Center Scalehouses. Qualifications include excellent customer service and communication skills, knowledge of computer operations and ability to train quickly on specialized waste management software, and cash handling experience.

This is part-time position, with weekly work not to exceed 20 hours. Part-time employees receive regular dental, vision, and health benefits, as well as participation in the CalPERS retirement system and pro-rated, paid time off benefits for holidays, vacation, and sick time. Pay for this position starts at $17.68 per hour.

Completed employment applications may be emailed, faxed, mailed, or received in person at the HWMA Administrative Office located at 1059 West Hawthorne Street, Eureka, CA 95501. This position is open until filled. Call 707.268.8680 for more information. Applications are available by mail, in the HWMA business office, and online. HWMA is an equal opportunity employer.

Click here to download the application for Scale Attendant - Part Time.

The Humboldt Waste Management Authority (HWMA) is soliciting applications for the Position of Executive Director.

HWMA is excited to announce this unique opportunity for their next Executive Director.  HWMA is looking for a leader who is enthusiastic about meeting challenges and can work independently, yet efficiently, with minimal direction to replace their outgoing Executive Director who is retiring after an 8-year tenure.  If you are a dynamic, entrepreneurial leader who enjoys being hands-on, this is great opportunity for you.   

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