Recycling Laborer - Recycling and Waste Management

Location
Washington D.C
Posted
May 15, 2019
Closes
May 27, 2019
Ref
JR06615
Function
Management
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.

Requirements

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.


Qualifications
  • 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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