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Working at SWA

The Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County is the governmental agency responsible for providing an economical and environmentally conscious integrated solid waste management system for Palm Beach County, FL.  With approximately 400 employees, the SWA provides solid waste disposal and recycling services and programs to the County's 1.4 million residents and businesses.

The SWA's success in meeting the needs of our community are dependent on the people we employ.  At the SWA, we have a commitment to excellence with an emphasis on respect in the way we treat our customers and each other.  We offer employment opportunities in a variety of professional and trade categories at many different skill levels.  If you are interested in joining our team, please review our current job opportunity listings.

At the SWA, our employees are our most valuable asset!

Diversity and Equal Employment

The Solid Waste Authority is committed to a work environment free from all forms of discrimination. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the Authority is committed to exercising fair employment practices in all terms and conditions of employment for all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy discrimination and sexual harassment), national origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, familial status or gender identity or express or any other protected group.


The SWA's compensation plan is targeted to attract and retain qualified individuals.  Our salaries are competitive with other agencies and companies with similar or related jobs.  Our intent is to offer competitive salaries that reflect the skills and experience that an individual brings to us.


The Authority provides an excellent benefits package that includes:

  • Retirement
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Counseling and Assistance Program
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Vacation Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Promotion from Within

Current Job Opportunities

Programmer Analyst

Purchasing Supervisor

Tractor Trailer Operator
   Southwest County (Delray) Transfer Station


How to Apply

Applications are accepted only for the positions that are currently open.  You may apply at the Human Resources Dept. office or mail/fax your application/resume to the address or phone number listed below.  Applications are active for six months.  It is not necessary to complete a new application for each position.  Selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.




Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County

Human Resources Dept.

7501 North Jog Road

West Palm Beach, FL  33412


Telephone: (561) 640-4000

Fax: (561) 471-5165

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