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  • Solid Waste Division (SWD) staff with a No. 1 designation should arrive on site as assigned.
  • All staff with a designation of No. 2 or No. 3 must call in for assignment and are expected to appear on site by the second or third day as scheduled, unless otherwise instructed.
  • If the event does not affect your work location, you must report to work as assigned or scheduled.
  • Non-essential (NE) staff do not need to call in or report for work if county government is closed.
  • The essential personnel designation listDownload PDF , 50 K includes all SWD staff positions and their designations.

All employees should report to work as assigned or scheduled unless:

  • There is a general media announcement providing instructions from the County related to your work location and work responsibilities;
  • Your lead, supervisor or manager contacts you with alternative instructions;
  • You are unable to travel or leave your current location due to:
    • Your or your family’s safety needs
    • Impassible travel routes
    NOTE: If this situation applies to you, notify your lead or supervisor of your situation unless physical conditions or damage to communication systems prevent you from doing so.

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 Call: 206-477-4466

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King County Solid Waste Division mission: Waste Prevention, Resource Recovery, Waste Disposal