Laborer

GreenWaste | Sacramento, CA

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Posted Date 7/03/2024
Description Title: Laborer

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Reports To: OperationsManager

Pay: $18.85 - $20/hr

About the Company:

GreenWaste has been an industry leader in recycling and waste diversion for more than 35 years and is on a growth trajectory after private equity investment in 2021. Our business was founded on principles of environmental sustainability, and innovation is a cornerstone of our ongoing operations and growth strategy. GreenWaste specializes in all aspects of material collection, processing, and sales, tailoring our service offerings to the unique needs of our customers and communities, and helping to shape the evolution of the solid waste and recycling industry. We work directly with 20+ municipalities and 50+ jurisdictions, operate highly regulated facilities in 10+ locations, and have 1,000+ employees.

We are seeking an experienced, successful, and engaged Laborer to join our team. This position is expected to work out of our office at 4201 Florin Perkins Road in Sacramento and limited job-related travel may be required.

Position Summary:

GreenWaste is seeking to fill the position of Laborer to provide support to one or more facilities. This role's main function will be to sort a variety of material that ranges from recyclables to trash in order to minimize contamination and to maintain high recyclable rates.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
  • Properly follow company and OSHA safety procedures to ensure safety.
  • Be able to extract recyclables in an efficient manner to maximize the recycling potential.
  • Ability to follow directions, daily procedures and protocols.
  • Be able to work in close proximity to others while sorting material from either side of the
  • conveyor belt to increase productivity.
  • Ability to stand and collect material for extended periods of time in front of a conveyor belt
  • requiring the use of both hands with good manual dexterity and hand/eye coordination.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to work well with other employees in a team environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and interact with different personality types in a calm, patient, and supportive manner.
  • Keen observation skills with a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to react safely and quickly to changing or urgent situations.
  • Ability to distinguish between commodities with ease in order separate the material properly.
  • Endurance to work in unfavorable conditions; ability to work in various conditions with exposure to weather elements as well as working with refuse trash debris.
  • Ability to follow safety protocols is a MUST
Qualifications:

  • Valid ID to be employed in the US
Language Skill:

  • Proficiency in English and/or Spanish
Physical Demands:
  • Ability to physically push, pull and lift objects up to 75 lbs.
  • Constantly bending and twisting.
  • Frequent standing and walking.
  • Exposed to unpleasant odors and weather elements daily.
  • Ability to safely ascend / descend stairs multiple times per day.
Work Environment:

Ability to work in setting with frequent changes in outdoor weather conditions and start / end times, with exposure to loud noises and unpleasant odors. Typical work week is Monday through Friday with occasional Saturdays.

Compensation and Benefits:

Financial compensation will be commensurate with applicable experience. GreenWaste offers a competitive benefits package, including paid time off, holiday pay, 401K benefits, FSA, and full employee coverage for medical, dental and vision insurance.

Salary19.43 Hour
Trade
Laborer
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