Recycling Technician

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DepartmentWarehouse & Surplus - 35411External Link to Posting NumberWorking TitleRecycling TechnicianJob/Career Band TitleCompetency LevelJob CategoryHousekeeping & Landscape ServicesFLSA for PositionNonexemptBrief Summary of Work for 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. collect, report, prepare, and transport diverted materials. 2. supervise small work groups to assist with workload. 3. ensure that materials are properly sorted and free from contaminants. 4. maintain neat, clean, orderly and safe equipment and collection locations.

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills, and 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.

Certifications or licensure required to perform the essential functions of the position

Valid drivers’ license

Preferred formal education or training, professional skills and work experience

Ability to follow oral and written instructions

Possess 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 and with other people

Possess reading and math skills

Ability to learn new procedures, concepts and techniques

Possess a high degree of motivation and enthusiasm for the success of the recycling program

Work HoursWork DaysHours Per WeekType of PositionRecruitment Range$8.00/hour - $8.50/hourSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Please note, this is a temporary position. The length of the assignment will be based on department need with the possibility of continuation. Employees in temporary positions are not considered permanent state employees and do not earn leave. Temporary employees are subject to the Affordable Care Act guidelines.

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Job Posting Date03/13/2019Posting Close DateEEO Statement

The University of North Carolina at Wilmington is committed to and will provide equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs.

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        Posted: 3/14/2019
        Application Due: 10/10/2020
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