Career Opportunities

Working at the 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. 

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The SWA's success in meeting the needs of our community is 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 below.

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

Contact HR

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Telephone: 561-640-4000 Ext. 4400
Fax: 561-471-5165
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Equal Employment

The Solid Waste Authority has a long-standing commitment to providing a work environment free from all forms of discrimination and harassment. All aspects of employment policies and practices are based on the requirements of the job without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy discrimination and sexual harassment), national origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, familial status, gender identity or expression, or any other protected group. Unlawful discrimination including unlawful harassment will not be tolerated. Veterans' Preference will be given to eligible veterans and spouses of eligible veterans in accordance with Florida Statutes 295.07 and Florida Administrative Code 55A-7. Documentation (DD214 or VA Letter of Disability) must be included with application.


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 SWA offers a generous benefit package to include Medical and Dental Insurance, Life Insurance and Vision plans. We also offer vacation, sick, holiday pay and a retirement benefit through the Florida Retirement System.

Applying with a Hardcopy

Hardcopy applications (PDF) 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:

Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County
Human Resources Dept.
7501 N. Jog Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33412

You may also call 561-640-4000, or fax 561-471-5165. 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.