Recycle Processor

TITLE:   Recycle Processor
SUPERVISOR:    Superintendent
RATE OF PAY: $16.80
LOCATION: The Emmet County Recycle Facility is located at 7363 Pleasantview Road, Harbor Springs.
DATE: 1/24/2024


Job Summary:

To perform tasks related to the accepting, sorting, and processing of recyclable materials. To produce high quality, marketable recyclables in a safe and efficient manner.  This is a full time position.

Essential Job Functions:        

  • Sort recyclable materials by type and grade as determined by Supervisor. Safely operate feed and sort conveyors and other processing equipment.
  • Remove material contaminants as directed.
  • Communicate with sorters, baler operator, recycle operator, recycle operations supervisor, other staff and contracted workers to maximize efficiency, safety, and teamwork.
  • Perform work safely for all job functions and appropriate PPE (personal protective equipment) must to be worn and all safety protocol followed.
  • Maintains a clean and safe working environment.
  • Other tasks as directed by the supervisor.


Behavioral Characteristics:

Gets along with others, lends a helping hand to others. Must be capable of following directions, working well with others. Positive attitude and teamwork required!


Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

Must be capable of operating conveyors and repetitive work.  Must be able to perform bending, lifting, and handling materials, and other physically demanding labor.  Good communications skills required.

Multi-tasking, using good common sense and communicating well with sorters, baler operator, and supervisors required.

Education & Experience:


High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Must be 18 years or older.

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