The Recycling Services Associate position supports the Facilities Management department through providing labor to perform exterior cleaning, for the purpose of, enhancing campus beautification and supporting a safe, functional, clean, efficient and attractive living and learning environment.
This job is directly supervised by the Recycling Supervisor.
The incumbent may be requested to serve on various department and/or university committees.
American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities.
A high school diploma or GED equivalent is required.
1 year of exterior cleaning, landscape or construction experience
Valid driver’s license
Knowledge of work methods, equipment, and procedures to assure health and safety standards and precautions are applied to work performed
Ability to read, interpret, and follow written orders
Ability to carry out verbal instructions
General knowledge of university recycling programs
Internal Number: 1547
About American University
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