Discover Goodwill of Southern & Western Colorado Recycling Associate I - PT - Retail Support Center - Hancock & Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Please Note: This position will start as part-time but could move to a full-time position with continued good performance. With that in mind, open availability is preferred. Successful candidates could start work as early as 8:00 a.m. and work as late as 8:00 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Part-time positions are usually scheduled 25 to 29 hours a week.

OBJECTIVE:

The Recycling Associate will primarily work in a warehouse environment sorting and breaking down items into recyclable materials. The Recycling Associate may come in contact with external vendors and will need to provide excellent customer service displaying an “Attitude of Gratitude” in order to support the mission of the organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Remove unsold product from sales bins and break down items into recyclable materials.

• Sort recyclable materials into metals, plastics, cardboard, etc.

• Check conveyor belts to ensure no recyclable materials are missed.

• Ensure all recyclable materials are placed into their proper bins following recycling guidelines.

• Ensure all recycle and trash bins do not become over filled.

• Help provide a safe working environment for you, customers and fellow employees.

• Cross-train in other departments/areas and act as back-up for other areas as required.

• Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

• A pre-employment drug screen is required for this position.

• High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

• Previous recycling, production, or warehouse experience is helpful.

• Have a high attention to detail and ability to make decisions.

• Able to withstand prolonged standing, bending and lifting up to 8 hours per day.

• Able to lift up to 75lbs, use a dolly and pallet jack as required.

• Able to occasionally work weekends, evenings and holidays with overtime as necessary.

• Able to communicate effectively with customers, managers, supervisors, staff and peers.

Discover Goodwill of Southern & Western Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to employing qualified individuals including those with disabilities and/or protected veterans without regards to discrimination.

To promote a Safe & Drug-free Workplace, a pre-employment screening may be conducted. Candidates may be disqualified for criminal history regarding drug use or sale, financial fraud, identity theft, abuse, violence, and/or theft.

Discover Goodwill participates in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS: 888-897-7781 or www.dhs.gov/E-Verify

Physical Requirements

Position: Recycling Associate Dept Number:

Continuously

Frequently

Occasionally

Never

5-8 hours

3-4 hours

1-2 hours

0

LIFTING: (as defined by ADA)

Heavy: 45 lbs & over

x

Moderate: 15-44 lbs

x

Light: 14 lbs & under

x

CARRYING:

Heavy: 45 lbs & over

x

Moderate: 15-44 lbs

x

Light: 14 lbs & under

x

PUSHING/PULLING

x

REACHING:

Above Shoulder

x

At Shoulder

x

Below Shoulder

x

TWISTING

x

BENDING

x

KNEELING/CRAWLING

x

SQUAT

x

CLIMBING - use of legs only (stairs)

x

CLIMBING - use of arms & legs (ladders)

x

HEARING

x

VISION:

Visual – close

x

Visual – distant

x

Visual - depth perception

x

HANDS/FINGERS:

Simple grasping

x

Fine Manipulation

x

Repetitive Movements

x

WALKING

x

STANDING

x

SITTING

x

SPEAKING

x

OTHER - Please describe: