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Recology Cleanscapes Recycling Sorter - Night Shift in Seattle, Washington

City: Seattle Location: 1161 - Recology King County - MRF Subsidiary Name: Recology King County GROW WITH US As the largest 100% employee-owned company in the resource recovery industry, Recology has a unique workplace culture that guides how we support employees, interact with our customers, service our communities, and care for our environment. We are a team of trusted advisors and partners committed to superior customer service. We are a diverse group with a shared commitment to excellence and providing high caliber service. We are a collaborative and supportive team and looking for a motivated self-starter to join us! We encourage Recology employees to G.R.O.W. with Us professionally and personally by: Giving Back to our communities. Recovering Resources to achieve their best and highest use. Owning a company that provides quality service and protects the environment. Working Together to achieve our common vision, a world without waste. You can G.R.O.W. with Us by becoming our Sorter - Night Shift (5pm - 1:30am) Location: South Seattle off of East Marginal Way THE ROLE Under close supervision, sorts a wide variety of reusable waste material for recycling in accordance with established standards and procedures, assuring that contaminated or non-recyclable materials are separated from recyclable materials. Great entry level position for a person with the required knowledge, but no required work experience. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, AND ARE NOT LIMITED TO: Sorts mixed recyclable materials by type and from waste materials in compliance with laws, regulations and policies. Identifies and distinguishes recyclables (paper, glass, etc.) from non-recyclables (garbage, etc.). Includes sorting through materials on a conveyor to view and recognize type, and opening bags to inspect contents. Empties and/or changes sorted materials containers as needed. Maintains a safe work area. Per company policies and training, looks out for, reports on, and takes appropriate action regarding any hazardous materials in the waste stream. Abides by company policies and procedures and state and local regulations. QUALIFICATIONS Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: Principles and practices of job site safety, potential job hazards, and state and local regulations. Common procedures and general Company operations, following established methods and standing instructions. Basic computer programs. High school diploma or GED preferred. Skills and / or Ability to: Ability to promote the WASTE ZERO philosophy by making the best and highest use of all resources. Ability to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays as assigned. Work under pressure, handle stressful situations and maintain flexibility. Ability to maintain high levels of activity or productivity; operating with effectiveness, and determination over extended periods of time. Ability to understand safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Consistently build knowledge and expertise about current job. Ability to communicate effectively with peers, supervisors and customers. Ability to communicate on a two-way radio or similar device. Ability to lift 25lbs. RECOLOGY OFFERS: An ecologically innovative company that finds and mentors people committed to protecting the environment and sustaining our communities. The largest employee owned resource recovery company in the industry with terrific benefits to help you prosper. A creative and caring culture that values community, diversity, altruism, accountability, collaboration, a