Human Resources

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're interested in joining our team, please review our list of current job opportunities below.

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


The SWA's compensation plan is targeted to attract and retain qualified individuals. Our salaries are competitive with other agencies, as well as 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 benefits package to include medical and dental insurance, life insurance and vision plans. We also offer vacation, sick and holiday pay, and a retirement benefit through the Florida Retirement System.
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All applicants are encouraged to apply online. We recommend that applicants use Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer 10 or higher.

If you experience any problems with the application system, please contact Human Resources at 561-640-4000 Ext. 4400 or email us. You're welcome to apply at the SWA Administration Building. We have a computer kiosk available for applicants to apply in our lobby.

The Solid Waste Authority of PBC participates in the E-Verify system.

New England Fertilizer Company Opportunities at the SWA

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Equal Opportunity Employer

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.