Site Maintenance Laborer


Zanker Recycling


$21.13-$23.84 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 Site Maintenance Laborer to join our team. This position is expected to work out of our facility at 675 Los Esteros Road in San Jose, CA and limited job-related travel may be required.


Position Summary:

GreenWaste is seeking to fill the position of Site Maintenance Laborer to provide support to one or more facilities. This role’s main function will be to perform general labor to complete site projects and routine facility maintenance. As well as to have the ability to operate hand tools, industrial equipment, heavy equipment, motorized equipment and perform other job-related duties as needed safely and skillfully.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Clean, maintain and repair plants and equipment on a regular basis.
  • Perform routine site maintenance and general labor as needed. (Example: landscaping, plumbing, installation of signage, painting, litter control etc.)
  • Assist with onsite projects as needed.
  • Ability to follow directions, daily procedures, and protocols. Ability to understand and carry out written and/or oral instructions.
  • Assist with other tasks as needed.
  • Follow company safety policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to perform heavy manual tasks for extended periods of time.
  • The ability to work as a team and work well with others.
  • Reliable transportation and punctuality required in order to minimize disruptions to the day-to-day operations.


Language Skill:

  • Proficiency in English and/or Spanish


Physical Demands:

  • Requires the ability to handle material weighing up to 75 lbs.
  • Requires constant pulling, pushing, reaching, bending, and grasping.
  • Requires going up and down stairs to reach certain equipment locations.
  • Occasional walking, sitting, standing, climbing, reaching, stooping, crouching, or kneeling.
  • Normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination.


Compensation and Work Environment:

  • 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.
  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
  • Pay: $21.13-$23.84/hr.
  • Reports To: Maintenance Supervisor


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, 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