Part-time Recycling Station Attendant
Description : Class Title: RECYCLING STATION ATTENDANT
Department-Solid Waste Department
Position Type: Part Time
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS
The purpose of the job is to monitor and screen all recyclable materials delivered by residents to County recycling stations; to assist the public in placing materials in proper containers; to monitor container volume and maintain site appearance and safety. This class works according to set procedures under close supervision.
The tasks listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional tasks related to the type of work of the class as necessary.
Monitors and screens all recyclable materials delivered by residents to County recycling stations. Directs traffic at drop-off sites. Assists the public in placing materials in proper containers; determines if waste is acceptable; sorts materials properly. Monitors containers to ensure adequate space for continued disposal and calls in collection requests as needed. Cleans around container area when driver has pulled loaded box out and before new empty box is put in place. May be scheduled to help with special projects at the recycling centers or in the Municipal Recycling Facility helping to process E-waste and or bail up card board. Maintains convenience center and surrounding area in a clean, orderly manner; picks up trash and debris as necessary; cleans drop pans and hoses down areas to eliminate spills and odors. Maintains accurate and up-to-date records of daily activities. Answers the telephone; provides information and /or assistance to callers. Cleans and maintains assigned equipment and tools. Assists in training and supervising inmate workers as assigned. Performs all duties in accordance with all County policies and procedures, standards of quality and safety, and all applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS Performs other related duties as required.
INVOLVEMENT WITH DATA, PEOPLE AND THINGS
Requires comparing or inspecting items against a standard.
Requires serving others such as customers, attending to their requests and exchanging information with them.
INVOLVEMENT WITH THINGS:
Requires handling or using machines, tools or equipment requiring little or no prior experience, such as shovels, brooms, telephone, and various hand tools.
Requires performing routine work using common sense.
Requires using basic addition and subtraction, such as making change or measuring.
Requires reading simple sentences, instructions or work orders; writing simple sentences and completing simple job forms; speaking simple sentences using basic grammar.
Requires doing simple, repetitive manual, clerical or operating tasks following a few definite procedures; requires minor short-term planning; requires little attention for accurate results.
VOCATIONAL/EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE PREPARATION
High school diploma, GED or specialized vocational training preferred.
SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES:
Must possess a valid state driver’s license.
Requires a short demonstration up to and including one month.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT REQUIREMENTS
PHYSICAL AND DEXTERITY REQUIREMENTS:
Requires medium work that involves walking, standing, stooping, stretching or lifting all of the time and also involves exerting between 20 and 50 pounds of force on a recurring basis, or considerable skill, adeptness and speed in the use of fingers, hands or limbs in tasks involving very close tolerances or limits of accuracy.
The job may risk exposure to bright/dim light, dusts and pollen, extreme heat and/or cold, wet or humid conditions, extreme noise levels, fumes and/or noxious odors, traffic, disease/pathogens, toxic/caustic chemicals.
The job requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilities, depth and texture perception, color perception, odor perception.
JUDGEMENTS AND DECISIONS
JUDGEMENTS AND DECISIONS:
Responsible for guiding others, requiring a few decisions affecting a few co-workers; works in a stable environment with clear and uncomplicated written/oral instructions but with some variations from the routine.
Pickens County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires the County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
Deadline for Applying : Open until filled