Hiring: Recycling Assistant

Recycle Saline is looking to hire a part-time Recycling Assistant to work with the Recycling Program Manager to handle the Recycling facility and assist with drop-off days. We are looking to hire someone to work either Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. or Tuesday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Please see below the job description. To receive an application or send a resume email by 2/24/2023. Recycle Saline is an equal opportunity employer. 

Position Description                                                                 Recycling Assistant

Hourly Range: $11.00 – $15.00

Part-Time up to 32 Hours per week + APERS Retirement

Either work Monday - Thursday or Tuesday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Open Date: 1/24/2023

Close Date: 3/10/2023


Perform all aspects of the Recycling Assistant in full compliance with the District’s operating procedure manual, the District’s Personnel Manual and other established District policies or procedures. Responsible for the collection of various materials of recyclables, such as electronics, paper, cardboard, plastic and tires at the Recycle Saline Convenience Center. Responsible for the completion of tasks related to daily operations of the Recycle Saline Recycling program and Tire program including unloading, counting, sorting, loading and accurately documenting number and placement of tires. This position works directly under the Recycling Program Manager. To receive an application or submit a resume email


  • Must possess a high school diploma or general education degree (GED) or minimum of 5 years of experience in a related field.
  • Clean driving record and possession of Arkansas Driver’s License.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Ability to always work in a safety sensitive position and in a state of alertness and safe manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Consistent attendance and punctuality. Workdays include Tuesday and Thursday and one flex day from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Normal operating business hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
  • The ability to get along with the public, supervisors and co-workers are essential elements of this position. Employee must have the ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with fellow employees.
  • Employees are required to take personal responsibility to provide exceptional customer service to promote and maintain a positive District image, constructive working environment, and foster pride and professionalism in the workplace and community.
  • Comply with all safety policies, practices, and procedures, and reporting all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or Director
  • Participating in proactive team efforts to achieve District goals
  • Assisting other co-workers on special projects as required
  • Answer simple questions from program participants regarding other solid waste management topics or direct them to other staff or agencies for answers.
  • Responsible for collection and palletizing of recyclable materials received at the recycle center. Receive material as it is unloaded from citizens vehicle.
  • Sort all items by product type, onto pallets to construct an appropriate shipping area according to District policy.
  • Assists and instructs customers on proper stacking techniques at tire drop-off, collects payment from participants as required and complete tire manifests to dealers and the general public.
  • Assists the Recycling Program Manager with maintaining the recycling facility and grounds in a neat and safe condition including daily removal of trash and debris from floors and equipment; prompt removal of litter or blown materials from facility and neighboring grounds, & prompt placement of bulky or non-recyclable waste in dumpster.
  • While performing these duties the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk and hear.
  • Ability to lift 25 to 50 pounds regularly, and 50 to 100 pounds on occasion.
  • Must complete 10-hour OSHA Training within 3 months of hire.
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