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New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services

Solid Waste Facility Operator Certification for First-Time Applicants

Applicants must:

  • Submit a Solid Waste Facility Operator Certification ApplicationMicrosoft Word Symbol with a $50 fee to receive Processed Applicant status and be scheduled to attend the next available Basic Training.
  • Complete Basic Solid Waste Facility Operator Training to receive Assistant Operator or Principal Operation certification.

Basic Solid Waste Facility Operator Training for First-Time Applicants

The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) has scheduled four Solid Waste Facility Operator Basic Trainings for the spring of 2016. The dates and locations are listed below. Registration will close two weeks before the date of each training. Please note: there is limited seating capacity at each location.

Date Location Capacity
Tuesday, May 3 Portsmouth, NHDES Portsmouth Regional Office
Pease International Tradeport
222 International Drive, Suite 175
Portsmouth, NH
Friday, May 6 Keene, Courtyard Marriott Downtown
75 Railroad Street
Keene, NH
Tuesday, May 10 Lincoln, Indian Head Resort
664 US Route 3
Lincoln, NH
Thursday, May 12 Concord, NHDES
29 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH

Each Basic Training will begin promptly at 8:30 am, so please arrive no later than 8:15 am to sign in. Testing begins around 2:30 pm. Lunch and morning and afternoon refreshments will be provided to all attendees.

If you are a solid waste facility operator with Processed Applicant status, you must attend one of the trainings. Please contact us at (603) 271-2925 or to register. Solid waste facility operators who don’t have Processed Applicant status must submit an initial application and $50 fee to NHDES in order to register to attend one of the trainings listed above. If you have any questions, please contact us.

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NH Department of Environmental Services | 29 Hazen Drive | PO Box 95 | Concord, NH 03302-0095
(603) 271-3503 | TDD Access: Relay NH 1-800-735-2964 | Hours: M-F, 8am-4pm

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