Zanker Recycling


$19.50 - $21.10 hourly

Job Description

About the Company:

GreenWaste has been an industry leader in recycling and waste diversion for more than 35 years and is on a growth trajectory after private equity investment in 2021. Our business was founded on principles of environmental sustainability, and innovation is a cornerstone of our ongoing operations and growth strategy. GreenWaste specializes in all aspects of material collection, processing, and sales, tailoring our service offerings to the unique needs of our customers and communities, and helping to shape the evolution of the solid waste and recycling industry. We work directly with 20+ municipalities and 50+ jurisdictions, operate highly regulated facilities in 10+ locations, and have 1,000+ employees.

We are seeking an experienced, successful, and engaged Laborer to join our team. This position is expected to work out of our office at 675 Los Esteros Rd. in San Jose and limited job-related travel may be required.


Position Summary:

GreenWaste is seeking to fill the position of Laborer to provide support to one or more facilities. This role’s main function includes performing various tasks to aid daily operations at the C&D facilities.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to stand and collect material for extended periods of time utilizing both hands with good manual dexterity and hand/eye coordination.
  • Handle and transport materials (e.g., wood, cement) and equipment (e.g., drills and grinders)
  • Ability to follow directions and safety procedures and protocols.
  • Be able to work in close proximity to others while sorting material from either side of the conveyor belt.
  • Perform various duties, such as litter control around the sites / nearby roads, general cleaning of work areas, and assist with various onsite projects.
  • Perform routine maintenance and housekeeping on plants and throughout the facility as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • The ability to distinguish between commodities with ease in order to separate the material properly.
  • The work habits to have include reliable transportation, being punctual, and being reliable in order to minimize disruptions to the day-to-day operations.
  • The ability to work as a team and work well with others.



  • Valid ID to be employed in the US


Language Skill:

  • Proficiency in English and/or Spanish

Physical Demands:

  • Make sure to list the physical demands, such as push, pull, standing
  • Ability to physically push, pull and lift objects up to 75 lbs.
  • Constant bending and twisting
  • Frequent standing, walking and semi-frequent sitting
  • Constant climbing in and out of equipment to grab carts


Compensation and Work Environment:

  • Typical work week is Monday through Friday. Overtime required as needed. Will be exposed to outdoor weather conditions. Ability to work in setting with frequent changes in equipment, start/end time, service city/town and routes based on the operational needs for the day and or week.
  • Salary Range: $19.50 – $21.10/hr.
  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
  • Reports To: Plant Lead

GreenWaste provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local laws.

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150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 P: 415 408 5605

Manufacture : San Jose

1608 Las Plumas Avenue
San Jose, CA 95133
P: 408 326 0591


150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107
P: 415 408 5605