Career Opportunities

Pope/Douglas Solid Waste operates waste and recycling facilities and programs to manage the solid waste stream generated from Pope and Douglas Counties.

Doing good for the environment requires assistance from hard-working and dedicated employees.

See Openings Below.

Pope/Douglas GreenCorps Member

Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management has been awarded a MN GreenCorps member position!

Apply today.  More details below on how to apply.

Minnesota GreenCorps, an AmeriCorps program coordinated by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, is looking for motivated, enthusiastic, service-minded individuals to improve the environment and strengthen communities throughout Minnesota.

MN GreenCorps members serve with local governments, non-profit organizations, and educational institutions to carry out service projects in areas of air pollutant reduction, community readiness and outreach, green infrastructure improvements, and waste reduction, recycling, and organics management.

MN GreenCorps members serve full-time for 11 months, from late September 2018 to late August 2019. In addition to receiving training, developing job skills, and gaining professional experience, members earn a living stipend of up to $1,428 per month and an education award of $5,920.

Visit www.pca.state.mn.us/mngreencorps to learn more about the program and apply by June 18!

Sorting Line Attendant - Temp Agency

Pope/Douglas utilizes People Ready, a temp agency, to hire Sorting Line Attendants.

Sorting Line Attendants work in the MRF (Materials Recycling Facility).

Qualified applicants must apply at People Ready in Alexandria.

Check out the virtual tour below.

Employment Questions Form

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Phone: 320-763-9340
Toll Free: 800-972-6318
Fax: 320-763-9342

2115 Jefferson Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

Office Hours
Monday-Friday 8-12 and 1-4:30
Closed Saturday and Sunday

Recycling Center Hours
Monday-Friday 8-5
Saturday 9-2
Closed Sundays

Hazardous Waste Hours
Monday-Friday 8-12 and 1-4
Closed Saturday and Sunday
No appointment necessary

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