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Adair Recycling Center needs part time employee

From Bridget Compton
Adair County Fiscal Court

The Adair County Fiscal Court is looking for a part-time employee passionate about recycling to help reopen and run the Adair County Recycling Center. Applicants must be able to work Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 7amCT to 3pmCT. Starting pay is $10.60 per hour.

To apply, email or call 270-384-4703.

I have listed the Recycling Center Laborer/Operator job description below:

Typical work involves:

  • The safe operation of all material handling equipment.
  • Prepare various reports regarding operations and workload.
  • Monitor and report activities of the facility to the Solid Waste Coordinator and Judge Executive.
  • Baling material for proper storage, transportation and loading/unloading of trucks and trailer.
  • Separate refuse from recyclable materials.
  • Ensure the cleanliness and upkeep of the facility, parking areas, grass and roadside as required.
  • Assist, direct and educate patrons in proper disposal methods. Attend formal and informal professional training.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Weigh and record materials arriving or departing the facilities.
  • Sort and separate materials to include paper, plastic, metal, glass and wood.
  • Load and weigh containers for transportation.
  • Operate scales to properly weigh vehicles and baled materials.
  • Instruct patrons in proper recycling techniques and facility rules/guidelines.
  • Ensure the cleanliness of the facility, parking area, grass and roadside as required by the Judge Executive.
  • Operate and perform basic maintenance of skid steer, backhoe and forklift as required.
  • Operate and perform basic maintenance of balers, pressure washer and other equipment as required.
  • Utilize Personal Protective Equipment as required by regulation or as required by the Judge Executive.
  • Oversee and account for inmates helping in work release programs.
  • Complete reporting documents as required by regulations or as required by the Solid Waste Coordinator and Judge Executive.
  • Complete training requirements at the discretion of the Solid Waste Coordinator and Judge Executive.
  • Read, understand and possess a working knowledge of all regulatory documents as required.
  • Other Duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Solid Waste Coordinator and Judge Executive.

Desired Experience and Training:
  • High School Graduate.
  • Experience in the operation of heavy equipment and light machinery.
  • Requirements of work:
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to make judgment as to proper disposal methods.
  • Math skills to include addition and subtraction.
  • Ability to work courteously with citizens, co-workers and others that utilize the facility.
  • Ability to operate driving machinery.
  • Ability to operate stationary equipment.
  • Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, and seeing.
  • Must be able to perform manual work exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or sufficient physical exertion to frequently or constantly lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, with or without motorized or hydraulic support.
  • Must possess the visual acuity to identify work safety hazards and to operate a forklift and front-end loader or similar equipment. Standing for periods not to exceed 30 minutes.

This story was posted on 2022-11-08 07:14:44
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