City of Pearland, TX
  • 07-Feb-2013 to 21-Feb-2013 (CST)
  • Parks & Recreation - Recycling Center
  • Pearland , TX, USA
  • $8.20/hour
  • Part Time
  • Non-Exempt

HOURS:   Part Time 20 hours per week on a floating schedule, Monday through Saturday.

Job SummaryThe Recycling Center Attendant provides recycling assistance to customers by helping sort recyclables and hazardous waste, maintaining the recycling center, and answering customer questions. 

Essential Functions:
Meet and greet customers as well as assist with customer questions and concerns about the recycling center.
Operate machinery such as the paper shredder and compactor.
Operate forklift to dump tilt hoppers where recyclables are stored.
Clean and organize the recycling shop and maintain the building's image.
Answer phones and take massages; return messages left on the answering machine.
Use computer to make spread sheets and send purchase orders.

Education, Experience, and Licenses:
High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
Machinery certification and Hazmat License preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have basic knowledge (at minimum) of Microsoft Word and Excel.

Ability to effectively interact with all levels of employees and the general public.

Ability to present and maintain a positive image of the City of Pearland at all times.

Ability to fulfill requests or otherwise provide services, accurate information or assistance in a courteous and timely manner without complaining.

Ability to actively listen and demonstrate competence and interest to the general public, citizens, and co-workers.

Basic knowledge of general office equipment and procedures such as filing, bookkeeping, posting, and maintaining records.

Knowledge of English grammar, punctuation, spelling, and good numerical skills.

Ability to operate a variety of office equipment, including but not limited to: PC, fax machine, calculator, telephone, and copier.

Ability to operate forklift, compactor, baler, bulb crusher, cement mixer, and shredder.

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle or feel.  The employee must be able to hear. The employee must be able to read, write, and speak English.  The employee is frequently required to be on their feet for extended periods of time; walk; sit; reach above their head with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift be able to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds throughout the work shift. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is noisy. The environment may expose the incumbent to hazardous, heavy, and/or sharp materials. Work is performed in an outside environment.

This position has been closed and is no longer available.
City of Pearland, TX


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