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Recycle Worker

Salary: Recycle Worker I (#6470)

$10.98-$13.40 hourly / $1,909-$2,330 monthly / Range: 4136

Recycle Worker II (#6471)

$14.15-$17.28 hourly / $2,462-$3,005 monthly / Range: 4646

DEFINITION: Under close supervision (I) and general supervision (II) performs unskilled and semi-skilled work in the recycling center of Public Works and off-site as necessary; and performs related duties as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: This is a flexibly staffed series. Recycle Worker I receives on-the-job training and normally qualifies for Recycle Worker II in a reasonable length of time. Recycle Worker II is distinguished from the I level by its need for less supervision, its greater knowledge of the kinds and grades of recyclable materials, and its more advanced skill in the operation of forklifts.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

1. Sorts a variety of recycled materials, such as concrete, drywall, plastics, and wood into containers or bucket loaders; sorts metals to separate out high-grade metals, such as copper, brass, and aluminum, for recycling.
2. Operates forklift, wheel loader, and utility loader in customer areas; loads and drives light trucks; operates wood grinder/chipper equipment and bucket loader.
3. Keeps recycle yard clean by sweeping, raking, picking up broken glass and loose paper debris, and maneuvering barrels and bins into proper locations.
4. Inspects trucks and other vehicles hauling recycled materials to determine the type and weight of materials; calculates weights of materials; records information on materials received or prepared for shipment to processing companies.
5. Directs customers and drivers to proper loading/unloading areas; assists customers and drivers with unloading and loading recycling materials; directs the work of contract laborers assigned to recycling activities.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:

RECYCLE WORKER I:

1. A combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities listed below.

RECYCLE WORKER II:

1. One year of experience processing recycled, redeemed, or salvaged materials, including wheel loader and forklift operation; or,
2. one year performing the duties equivalent to Recycle Worker I with Santa Barbara County; or,
3. a combination of training, education, and experience that is equivalent to the employment standard listed above and that provides the required knowledge and abilities.

Additional Qualifications: Possession of a valid California Class C Driver's License is required for both levels.

Recycle Worker I:

Knowledge of: basic arithmetic.

Ability to: perform moderately heavy physical labor under all types of outdoor weather conditions; follow oral and written instructions; record and maintain accurate records; make arithmetic calculations; work cooperatively with others; learn and follow safety rules; learn to operate a forklift; learn to operate a variety of recycling equipment, such as bucket loaders, utility loaders, and wood grinder/chippers; learn to identify different grades of metals.

Recycle Worker II:

Knowledge of: basic arithmetic; vehicle and recycling equipment safety practices; the different grades of metals; safety rules and practices related to the recycling center work environment.

Ability to: safely and efficiently operate a forklift and a variety of recycling equipment, such as bucket loaders, utility loaders, and wood grinder/chippers; perform moderately heavy physical labor under all types of outdoor weather conditions; follow oral and written instructions; record and maintain accurate records; make arithmetic calculations; work cooperatively with others.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Incumbents in this class perform moderately heavy physical labor involving the full range of body movements including reaching, bending, grasping, climbing, and lifting. A major portion of the recycling tasks are performed outdoors in all types of weather conditions.
 



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