Recycling Technician

Wilmington, North Carolina
Jun 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Vacancy Number: S00546
Working Title: Recycling Technician
Career Band Title: Bldg Environmental Technician
Location of Workplace: Main UNCW Campus
Competency Level: Journey

Essential functions of this position:
The Recycling Technician supports the Recycling Services section and its efforts to reduce volumes of solid waste through diversion of materials from solid waste stream by completing the daily tasks necessary to:
1.Weigh and record materials arriving or departing the facilities
2.Sort and separate materials to include paper, plastic, metal, glass and wood
3.Separate, inspect, count and containerize recyclables
4.Load and weigh containers for processing & transportation
5.Operate scales to properly weigh recyclables and baled materials
6.Instruct patrons in proper recycling techniques and facility rules/guidelines
7.Ensure the cleanliness of the all recycling facility
8.Operate and perform basic maintenance of recycling equipment as required

N.C. Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Some knowledge of cleaning procedures, ability to follow instructions and to perform medium to heavy physical work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Additional knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the essential functions of the position:
Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, and other techniques for maximizing the effective process of recycled goods
Must have reading and math skills
Ability to follow oral and written instructions
Physical stamina to work long periods in outside environment
Ability to communicate well in verbal and written form
Ability to lift a minimum of 100 pounds
Ability to work alone as well as relate to work with other people
Ability to learn new procedures, concepts and techniques
A high degree of motivation and enthusiasm for the success of the recycling program

Certifications or licensure required to perform the essential functions of the position:
Valid NC driver’s license

Recruitment Range: $25,801
NC Salary Grade Equivalency: 53
Hours Per Week: 1.0 (40 hours per week)
Months Per Year: 12 Months
Work Days: 40
Work Hours: 7:00AM - 4:00PM
Position Number: 7846
Job Posting Date: 06/07/2017
Job Closing Date: 06/21/2017

Special Instructions:
PLEASE NOTE: To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application before you apply for this position. Failure to answer all required questions will cause the system to disqualify your application. Due to the high interest in positions at UNCW, we are happy to answer any questions you may have regarding the position if selected for an interview. Thank you in advance for your understanding.

You will be required to attach a cover letter and resume to successfully apply for this position. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have completed the ‘Work History’ section of the application before you apply for this position.

For more info/to apply visit Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.

This position is being recruited at the Journey level. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

EEO Statement:
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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