Recycling/Waste Specialist

     
Pay Range Minimum
Job Code:
HD23
Hourly:
$12.45
FLSA*:
Non-Exempt
Monthly:
$2,158.33
Grade:
224
Annually:
$25,900

*This is a Non-Exempt position. Employees in this position are paid an hourly pay rate, on a bi-weekly basis, and are eligible to receive overtime pay for any hours worked over 40 in a work week.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Responsible for collecting, loading, and transporting waste, recycling, and compostable materials to the Emory Recycling Center. Requires lifting and pulling bags/receptacles weighing from 50 to 75 pounds, in addition to mounting and dismounting a truck multiple times per shift. Supports the recording of collected material weights; must have strong organizational skills and the ability to document collections. Assists in facility and vehicle management maintenance. Ensures a clean, safe work environment in compliance with university standards as well as federal, state and local requirements. Knowledgeable of Emory University's goals for sustainability, specifically in regards to waste minimization. Responsible for sorting and handling waste, recycling, and compostable materials to ensure that all materials are disposed of properly. Communicates with supervisor to ensure work orders are processed on time and labor completed. Supports the needs of the department by being a team player and being flexible regarding route and schedule adjustments. Candidate must have experience operating large trucks, bailer, shredding equipment, and forklifts, or a minimum of thirty days to complete training. Candidate must have knowledge of HIPPA regulations and proper handling of confidential materials. Adheres to and complies with Emory University safety and security standards. Candidate must understand protocols set forth for bio-safety and expectations from Emory's Environmental Health and Safety Office. Some overtime may be required in the evenings and weekends during special event activities.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or equivalent and one year of related experience. Candidate must have a valid Georgia Driver's License and an insurable driving record. Candidate must have the ability to lift 50-75 pounds. Basic understanding of HIPAA regulations preferred.

The above statements are intended to describe the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the personnel so classified.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER:

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran's status, or any other factor that is a prohibited consideration under applicable law.

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