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Recycling Assistant | California Institute of Technology - Military Veterans

at HERC - Southern California

Recycling Assistant Caltech Job Category: Fulltime Regular Exempt Overtime Eligible: Overtime Eligible Benefits Eligible: Benefit Based Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering institute that marshals some of the world's brightest minds and most innovative tools to address fundamental scientific questions. We thrive on finding and cultivating talented people who are passionate about what they do. Join us and be a part of the diverse Caltech community. Job Summary Under the direction of Custodial Services is responsible for coordinating and maintaining all recycling functions, programs, areas and routes including collection of recycling materials, recording on route sheets the amount of recyclable material collected, cleanliness and maintenance of all recycling bins. Communicates with Custodial Supervisors and Campus staff at each location where there is a recycling bin. Essential Job Duties Collects contents from recycling bins and transports the contents to a central collection station. Operates forklifts, lift gate/scout vehicles, trucks, baler, and hand trucks. Sorts recyclables, breaks and bales cardboard, and prepares recyclables for pick-up by Recycling vendors. Monitors and reports each week on the activity of the recycling program and reports any problems with collection efforts. Maintains and moves recycling collection bins as needed. Prepares monthly reports regarding the performance of various recycling sites activities and monitors program performance. Maintains effective two-way communication with Custodial Supervisors and campus staff participating in the recycling program. When requested, represents the Recycling Coordinator in making presentations concerning the Campus Recycling Program. Completes special projects as assigned. Assists with custodial operations during Recycling operations down-time, or as assigned. Basic Qualifications Must be a high school graduate with at least 1 year of related work experience. Prefer experience with waste management, or recycling operations in a campus environment. Must possess a valid driver's license and must be able to drive and operate a hydraulic truck. Must be able to drive and operate a forklift and have a current forklift operator's certification. Physical Requirements Must be in good health with no physical defects which would interfere with job performance. Must be able to lift 50 lbs and up to 100 lbs on a regular basis and work in all weather environments. Must be approved by examining physician for this position. Required Documents Resume To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Copyright 2022 Inc. All rights reserved. Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-d51db4a79e7e2d47b09363c65e8fb43f

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HERC - Southern California

Southern California HERC, established in 2003, is a non-profit organization composed of a diverse group of colleges and universities, and research, medical, and cultural institutions. Our institutions are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the recruitment process and providing a work environment sensitive to work/life balance. We also understand that employment decisions often involve two careers and offer state of the art dual career resources and solutions. SoCal HERC includes members from the Central Coast, Los Angeles, Orange County, Inland Empire, and San Diego.

HERC is a gateway to more jobs in higher education and related fields than any other website. HERC provides job seekers with comprehensive and transparent access to job opportunities, daily job alerts, career advice news and webinars, dual career support, and regional multicultural resources to help with relocating to a new community.

SoCal HERC Member Institutions:

Antioch University, Azusa Pacific, University Cal Tech

CSU Fullerton, CSU Northridge,  CSU San Bernardino 

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Chapman University, Citrus College

Concordia University Irvine, Grossmont-Cuyamaca CCD, Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine 

Loyola Marymount University, MiraCosta Community College, Mount St. Mary’s University

North Orange County CCD, Occidental College,  Pacific Oaks College & Childrens School 

Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego State University, Soka University of America

The Claremont Colleges, The Salk Institute for Biological Sciences, UC Path Center

UC Irvine, UCLA, UC Riverside

UCSD, University of Redlands, University of San Diego

University of Southern California, Vanguard University, Whittier College

While there are certainly wonderful opportunities to teach and conduct research at HERC campuses, of the 42,000 jobs on, over 24,000 (or 57%) are non-teaching positions. You will find jobs in healthcare, administration, software, information technology, finance, technical and trades, social work, student affairs, and much, much more.

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