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 685 Los Esteros Rd. in San Jose and limited job-related travel may be required.
GreenWaste is seeking to fill the position of Laborer. This role’s main function includes performing various tasks to aid daily operations at the anaerobic digestion facility.
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., 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, traffic direction, landscaping, and assist with various onsite projects.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The ability to distinguish between commodities with ease in order 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
Proficiency in English and/or Spanish
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
Typical work week is Monday through Friday. 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.
Compensation and Benefits
Financial compensation will be commensurate with applicable experience. GreenWaste offers a competitive benefits package, including paid time off, holiday pay, 401K benefits, FSA, and full employee coverage for medical, dental and vision insurance.
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.