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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

NHDES has scheduled two Basic Training Classes for Solid Waste Facility Operators.  Registration is required.

  • September 29, 2016: NHDES Offices in Concord
  • January 11, 2017: Indian Head Resort in Lincoln

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 this trainings. Please contact us at (603) 271-2925 or solidwasteinfo@des.nh.gov to register. Solid waste facility operators who don’t have Processed Applicant status must submit an initial application and $50 fee within 30 days of employment at a NH permitted Solid Waste Facility.  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
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