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The Recycling Laborer assists in the operation of the campus-wide, multi-material Recycling Program, including lifting and emptying heavy recycling containers, processing materials, and cleaning and disinfecting recycling vehicles, collection areas, and collection containers. S/he ensures that all recycling areas are clean, fully functional, and operational. Reporting directly to the Supervisor, Recycling and Waste Management along with three Heavy Vehicle Operators and twelve Recycling Laborers, the Recycling Laborer has additional duties that include but are not limited to:
As assigned or scheduled, performs tasks associated with the removal of multi-materials campus-wide including emptying heavy recycling containers, processing materials, and cleaning and disinfecting recycling vehicles, collection areas, and collection containers.
Suggests improvements in the work to improve unit operations.
Provides the supervisor with advice and suggestions regarding work methods, procedures, parts, tools, and related matters for the purpose of improving the effectiveness and cost of service.
Ensures efficient and economic use of supplies and materials to conserve university resources.
Draws and/or requisitions supplies, parts, materials, and tools needed, using such items economically to avoid undue costs.
Informs supervisor of supply/material needs to ensure that adequate inventory is maintained.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Two years of experience performing general or labor work directly related to recycling and solid waste management
A valid driver's permit from Maryland, District of Columbia or Virginia
Good verbal communication skills
Highly motivated, able to work independently and concerned with recycling and environmental issues
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