Waste and Recycling Driver/Floater Middlebury College
Posting Number: S01267
Position Summary: Performs solid and construction waste, compost, and recycling collection and processing primarily by operating CDL required vehicles and operating heavy equipment. Additionally, this position provides assistance in all areas of the Facilities Services Department including but not limited to: Custodial, Landscape Services, General Services, and Safety Services.
Essential Functions: Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and a post-offer pre-employment screening. Please see the physical demands section for additional information.
Waste and Recycling *Operates college trash, recycling and compost collection trucks, loads and transports trash, food waste, and recyclables to designated locations.
*Operates forklift, bucket loader, and associated equipment to load/unload trucks/tractor trailers and to process materials.
*Provides and services construction boxes as requested.
*Transports ash from the biomass facility to designated location(s).
*Places and maintains containers, boxes, and bins associated with waste collection including: compost, recycling, trash, and ash.
*Performs daily pre and post trip inspection reports as required by federal law. Maintains records associated with trucking information. Records mileage, hours, fuel and maintenance of fleet.
*Maintains accurate records of waste and recyclable volumes, labor expenditures, and shipping information.
*Prepares daily work order log.
*Participates in discussions related to material handling and makes recommendations for material handling, etc.
*Sorts co-mingled recyclables and removes contamination.
*Cleans and maintains the MRF and associated equipment.
Schedules and coordinates daily work assignments, often working independently.
Supervises student employees and other staff involved with Waste Management operations.
Secures building at end of shift, locks doors, and turns out lights.
Answers inquiries regarding hours, schedules, recycling procedures, etc.
Collects money from reuse trailer sales, makes change, and accounts for money collected.
Picks up and shreds confidential documents. Assists with universal, hazardous, and oily waste collections, storage, and shipping.
*Attends RCRA and DOT trainings as required.
General Services: *Picks up and delivers materials, furniture and equipment to varied locations.
*Sets up and removes articles for special events.
*Assists in the general warehousing of equipment, furniture and materials.
*Provides delivery service, organizes warehousing and monitors all campus storage.
Custodial: *Cleans and disinfects bathrooms and kitchens; restocks supplies.
*Vacuums, dust mops and wet mops floors, and spot washes walls. Dusts or vacuums furniture.
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