Recycling Laborer - 99710

ServiceSource, Inc. | St. Louis, MO

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Posted Date 2/01/2024
Description Make an impact by joining ServiceSource, a champion for people with disabilities. Explore new opportunities! ServiceSource is an organization of talented people who drive innovation, embrace change, and serve humanity.

Job Summary

The Recycling Laborer is responsible for ensuring materials are properly disposed of, in accordance with federal regulation and contract guidelines. Ensure that all classified materials maintain operational security and are shipped or destroyed using proper procedure. Also, responsible for maintaining a clean, safe work environment, while providing excellent customer service to the clients.

Primary Duties

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. These duties and responsibilities will be rated on the Annual Performance Review.
  • Responsibilities include separating collected recyclable materials into established categories such as aluminum, glass, high grade white paper, corrugated paper, toner cartridges; and preparing separated recyclables for shipment to the appropriate local recycler vendor.
  • Responsible for preparing for shipment or destroying classified waste to include sheets of plastics or Mylar film; film scrap; typewriter ribbons; lithographic (map) paper; CDs; DVDs; hard drives; circuit boards; and various types of paper materials.
  • Operate large capacity industrial machinery such as a paper shredder, paper/cardboard baler, paper/CD/DVD/hard drive destructor/disintegrators, degausser, SSD destructor, compactor and all destruction equipment.
  • Manage relationship and communication with equipment companies to ensure accurate and timely procurement of all materials.
Additional Responsibilities
  • Manage inventory tracking and reporting of Microsoft licensing.
  • Ensure the efficient organization of equipment within the warehouse.
  • Ensure proper re-packing of equipment to be sent to customers.
  • Accurately track all incoming and outgoing inventory.
  • Clean, inspect or lubricate recyclable collection equipment or perform routine maintenance or minor repairs on recycling equipment.
  • Collect and sort recyclable construction materials, such as concrete, drywall, plastics, or wood, into containers.
  • Deposit recoverable materials into chutes or place materials on conveyor belts. Clean materials, such as metals, according to recycling requirements.
  • Provide backup for mailroom, warehouse, and security department as needed.
  • Potential to work nights and weekends, including over-time.
  • Perform other related responsibilities as assigned.
Qualifications: Education, Experience and Certification(s)
  • High School diploma or state certified equivalent required.
  • 1-2 years of direct experience required.
  • Valid driver's license and/or access to reliable transportation to perform work-related travel required. Eligible drivers must have a good motor vehicle record (MVR).
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI government security clearance with polygraph is required
  • Ability to obtain a Class B CDL preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Must be able to work with people internally and externally at all levels of an organization.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office skills, with the ability to become familiar with corporate specific programs and software.
  • Excellent customer service.
  • Punctual-on-time, ready to work at scheduled time.
  • Knowledge of electric pallet jack and forklifts.
Supervision Received

The incumbent normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work and receives general instructions on new assignments.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk and sit. The employee may occasionally lift or move products and supplies, up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

ServiceSource is a leading nonprofit disability resource organization with programs and operations in 12 states and the District of Columbia. ServiceSource has regional offices located in Delaware, Florida, North Carolina, and Virginia. Collectively, the organization serves more than 25,000 individuals with disabilities annually through a range of innovative and valued employment, training, habilitation, housing and other support services. Our proven collaborative approach helps foster a more inclusive and supportive community where individuals with disabilities can succeed and thrive. Strategic partnerships with local community businesses, government entities and nonprofits help bridge the gaps for individuals with disabilities, creating sustainable opportunities that benefit the entire community and result in greater independence for the individual.

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4 Easy Steps to Apply

Step 1:Apply online to an open position.

If you need reasonable accommodation to complete the application process please contact the Program Outreach Specialist in your region using the list below.

Step 2: Submit completed Introductory Data Sheet and Resume to a local ServiceSource contact

Step 3: Submit Comprehensive Release form to a local ServiceSource contact

Step 4: Submit Documentation of Disability letter to a local ServiceSource contact

Program Outreach Specialists by Location

Aurora/Colorado Springs, Colorado

(719) 510-2328

Fort Worth, Texas

(571) 455-8541

Newport News/Fort Eustis, Virginia

(757) 503-1222

Northern Virginia, Washington, DC, Maryland

(703) 970-3697

Northern Virginia/Quantico/Washington, DC - Food Services

(571) 455-0195

St. Louis, Missouri

(314) 202-9199

Boyers, Pennsylvania

(571) 455-8541

North Carolina/Kentucky

(910) 826-4699 ext. 4699


(727) 538-7370

DE, PA, MD and TX

(302) 765-1259


We conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity or Expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.

We are a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment background checks, including E-Verify, are required for all employment positions.

Do you need a reasonable accommodation to apply to a career opportunity online? Please click here to view a list of Regional Office locations. Please ask to speak with Human Resources.


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