TITLE: RECYCLING TECHNICIAN DEPARTMENT: RECYCLING LOCATION: RECYCLING CENTER REPORTS TO: PROCESSING MANAGER & RECYCLING/SOLID WASTE COORDINATOR RATE: $12.05/HOUR SUPERVISES: WORK RELEASE STAFF & COMMUNITY SERVICE VOLUNTEERS POSITION STATUS: FULL-TIME, UNION-ELIGIBLE, or (PT Temp with no benefits) GENERAL: Minimum Requirements: Education/ Training: A high school diploma or equivalent Work Experience: Physical labor, data entry, time management Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to operate a fork lift and skid steer equipment. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to assist members of the public, haulers, drivers, and business owners. Ability to professionally deal with hostile members of the public. Ability to complete tasks with multiple interruptions. Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations Ability to travel to the Courthouse and other businesses as required. Duties and Responsibilities: The Recycling Technician will assist the Processing Manager in all his duties including but not limited to filling his position during times of absence and the following: ·Maintain, operate, and oversee operations of the Recycling Center equipment and machinery. ·Responsible for safe and proper operation, preventative maintenance and preventative maintenance records of equipment and machinery. ·Responsible for implementation of safety program and compliance by the workers. ·Work with the Recycling Coordinator to review and update safety programs as needed. ·Maintain Residential Drop Off Area ·Assist Haulers and Commercial businesses with tipping loads. ·Obtain Weighmaster License, weigh vehicles, and process intake records as necessary. ·Assist the public as needed. ·Processing of recyclables for shipping by ensuring sorting and baling according to market specifications. ·Responsible for materials shipped meeting market requirements. ·Responsible for communicating with market brokers. ·Maintain inventory and arrange for pickups and shipping. ·Obtain purchase order information for all materials shipped. ·Load trucks for market. ·Operate collection programs by arranging pickups, driving truck, loading and unloading truck, and preparing and maintaining necessary paperwork. ·Oversee the work-release prisoners. ·Help to train the work-release prisoners with regard to safety and equipment operation and processing guidelines. ·Participate in the Annual Tire Collection program including transporting work-release to and from collection sites. ·Keep time records of work-release prisoners and community service volunteers. ·Grounds keeping and Clean Up at the Recycling Center ·Other duties as required by Supervisor. Required Certifications: A valid PA driver’s license Must be certifiable by the state as a WeighMaster Physical Requirements: This is a physically demanding job. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Must be able to remain active for long periods of time DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of and level of duties being performed by a person assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required to perform this position. I HAVE READ THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION AND FULLY UNDERSTAND THE REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH THEREIN. I HEREBY ACCEPT THE POSITION AND AGREE TO ABIDE BY THE REQUIREMENTS AND DUTIES SET FORTH. I WILL PERFORM ALL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES TO THE BEST OF MY ABILITY. Date: __________________ ______________________________ Signature Employee Date: ___________________ ______________________________ Signature Department Head In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Employer will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the Employer.