Subsidiary Name:Recology CleanScapes
Department:General Laborers - Sorters / Material Handlers
Employment Status:Regular Full-Time
Recology is a leader in the resource recovery industry. We provide services throughout California, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington, including collection, transfer, disposal, landfill management, composting, and recycling. We are the largest employee-owned company in our industry and our success has stemmed from the dedication of our employees, the service we provide to our customers, and our genuine concern for a sustainable environment.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF SORTER
Sorts mixed recyclable materials by type and from waste materials in compliance with laws, regulations and policies.
Identifies and distinguishes recyclables (paper, glass, etc.) from non-recyclables (garbage, etc.). Includes sorting through materials on a conveyor to view and recognize type, and opening bags to inspect contents.
Empties and/or changes sorted materials containers as needed.
Maintains a safe work area.
Per company policies and training, looks out for, reports on, and takes appropriate action regarding any hazardous materials in the waste stream.
Abides by company policies and procedures and state and local regulations.
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED preferred.
Entry position for a person with the required knowledge, but no specific experience.
IDEAL CANDIDATE ? The qualifications listed are typical of the knowledge, skills, and abilities of successful employees within this classification.
Principles and practices of job site safety, potential job hazards, and state and local regulations.
Basic computer programs.
Common procedures and general Company operations, following established methods and standing instructions.
Skills and / or Ability to:
Ability to promote the WASTE ZERO philosophy by making the best and highest use of all resources.
Work under pressure, handle stressful situations and maintain flexibility.
Ability to maintain high levels of activity or productivity; operating with effectiveness, and determination over extended periods of time.
Ability to understand safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Consistently build knowledge and expertise about current job.
Ability to communicate effectively with peers, supervisors and customers.
Ability to communicate on a two-way radio or similar device.
Ability to lift 25lbs.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
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