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Employer: Franklin County
Division: Solid Waste
Job Title: Recycling Technician
Salary: $12.38 Hourly


Job Description:

Position Title:     Recycling Technician

Department:        Solid Waste

Position Summary:

This is skilled work in the operation of recycling equipment including box truck, balers, glass crushers, conveyors, elevators, a forklift, and other related recycling equipment.  This work involves responsibility for the safe and efficient operation of all of the above listed equipment and the daily maintenance of the equipment and of the recycling building. This work is done under the supervision of the Solid Waste Director, but the employee works independently the majority of the time.

Franklin County participates in the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS & KP&F).

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Base Rate:  $12.38 per hour depending on qualifications

Date Opened:  Friday, June 15, 2018

Date to Close:  Open Until Filled  This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice.

Hours:  Generally, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday – Friday.  Saturday morning rotation required.  Overtime may be required.

Questions regarding this job announcement shall be directed to the Human Resources Department at 785-229-3444 or via e-mail at humanresources@franklincoks.org.

Additional Information:

High school diploma or G.E.D. and six months to twelve months related experience or training required.  An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Ability to establish and maintain effective and efficient working relationships with other employees, officials and the public required.  Ability to move recyclables to pre‑processing areas, process the materials, and move the processed materials to pre-shipment areas; and/or load materials on trucks required.

Operates fork lift, bailers, conveyors, paper shredders, scales and glass crushers on daily basis required.

Employee is expected to have acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to perform at an acceptable level within six months of being awarded the position.

Franklin County conducts background checks and drug screenings on all potential candidates.

Anyone with a disability who needs a reasonable accommodation related to a selection process is requested to contact the Human Resources Department at 785-229-3444 at least two days prior to the scheduled test or interview.

Duties listed on the job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types to work performed.  Omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.  The attached job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change as the County’s needs and requirements of the job change.

The State of Kansas and Franklin County are At-Will Employment jurisdictions.

Franklin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

 

Franklin County, Kansas Job Description

  Title:       Recycle Technician

  Grade:     11

  Reports To:      Solid Waste Director

  FLSA:      Non-Exempt

  Department:   Solid Waste

  Modified Date:           01/2018

 

JOB SUMMARY:

This is skilled work in the operation of recycling equipment including box truck, balers, glass crushers, conveyors, elevators, a forklift, and other related recycling equipment.  This work involves responsibility for the safe and efficient operation of all of the above listed equipment and the daily maintenance of the equipment and of the recycling building. This work is done under the supervision of the Solid Waste Director, but the employee works independently the majority of the time.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Operates and maintains of all recycling equipment;
  • Moves recyclables to pre‑processing areas, processes the materials, and moves the processed materials to pre-shipment areas; loads materials on trucks;
  • Checks all equipment and the building on a daily basis for possible problems in housekeeping and maintenance;
  • Assists the public in sorting materials, and in some cases, by picking‑up recyclable materials from the public;
  • Operates truck for pickup of recyclable items from businesses in town and out in the county.  This position does not require a CDL;
  • Inspects collection barrels, carts, dumpsters, and other department equipment to ensure proper functioning and notifies management of any deficiencies;
  • Sweeps floors and picks up items off of floor and outside of the building;
  • Operates fork lift, bailers, conveyors, paper shredders, scales and glass crushers on daily basis;
  • Manages community services people that come in to work;
  • Keeps recycle check book up to date and records bale tickets;
  • Responds to citizen requests for information;
  • Utilizes Personal Protective Equipment as required by regulations;
  • Complete training requirements as deemed necessary;
  • Perform under limited supervision and work overtime based on the needs of the facility
  • Cleans facilities on assigned days;
  • Works Saturday morning rotation.

 

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs other related duties as required.

 

SUPERVISORY FUNCTIONS:

  • None.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Modern office practices and procedures;
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of recycling;
  • State, Federal and local laws and regulations related to recycling functions.

 

SKILL IN:

  • The operation of recycling equipment including box trucks, balers, glass crushers, conveyors, elevators, a forklift, and other related recycling equipment;
  • Communicating a positive attitude, empathy, energy and helpfulness to customers or co-workers and to provide the assistance customers or co-workers need;
  • Following oral and written instructions.

 

ABILITY TO:

  • Make minor repairs and adjustments to equipment and to service and clean equipment on a regular basis;
  • Understand and accurately follow oral and written instructions;
  • Establish and maintain accurate records;
  • Speak, read and write English proficiently;
  • See and hear clearly;
  • Read and understand equipment operations manuals;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and efficient working relationships with other employees, officials and the public.

 

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • A valid Kansas class C driver’s license.

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.;
  • six months to twelve months related experience or training;
  • or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

PREFERRED EDUCATION/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school;
  • or one year to two years related experience and/or training;
  • or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS:

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 stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear;
  • The employee is frequently required to walk;
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl or smell;
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, push or pull up to 50 pounds with or without assistance;
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and peripheral vision.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

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. While performing the duties of this job --

  • The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts;
  • The employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions;
  • The employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborn particles.

 

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



Vacancy Number: FR2018-32

Open Date: 6/15/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: