Company: Apple Valley Waste
Posted on: April 10, 2021
IMMEDIATE OPENINGS! Hours are 7:00am-5:30pm with occasional
Saturday work. We offer great benefits - Paid Time Off, Paid
Holidays, Health, Dental and Vision Insurance for You and Your
Family, 401K Retirement Planning Options, Room for Growth in the
Organization and a Salary that is Negotiable Based on
This position requires manual dexterity with both hands as well as
an ability to distinguish various materials within a short period
of time, the capability of standing for long periods of time while
lifting, bending and turning from side to side repeatedly, the
capability to use stairways frequently, the ability to learn to
separate many types of recyclable materials, some of which are very
similar in appearance, and the ability to work in cold or hot
weather. This position reports to the Production Supervisor.
Manually sort recyclable materials such as cardboard, plastic
bottles, aluminum cans, paper, etc. on a fast-paced moving
Ability to identify and remove 40-50 items per minute, (minimum
requirement), from moving conveyor lines and place into properly
designated receptacle bin.
Lift and dump containers of material.
Keep surrounding work area clean and free of trip hazards, to
include but not limited to conveyors and sort lines.
Assist and coordinate with Supervisor or/and Line lead the cleaning
of the screens, conveyors yard etc.
Assist in end of shift clean-up of assigned work areas.
Assist other co-workers with heavy bulky items as needed.
Wear proper Personal Protective Equipment at all times (steel toed
boots, safety gloves, safety glasses, hard hat and vest).
Report any accidents, injuries, "near misses", unsafe working
conditions, practices or situations immediately to supervisor.
Participate in the safety programs and follow all safety rules set
by Apple Valley Waste.
Notify supervisor when production may be impeded by certain
situations (slow line, lack of product, etc.) or adverse changes in
Other duties as assigned.
Individuals must possess the following in knowledge, skills, and
abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can
perform the essential functions of the job, with or without
reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of
knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Ability to read a limited number of two- and three- syllable words
and to recognize similarities and differences between words and
Ability to print and speak simple sentences.
Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple
one- or two- step instructions.
Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional
or no variables.
All regulations for the safe and effective operation of this
company's facility are to be strictly adhered to. Employees who
violate company rules and regulations will be subject to
disciplinary action, up to and including termination of
Ability to stand for an 8 - 12-hour shift.
Ability to lift 1-2 pounds on a constant basis, lift 2-4 pounds
regularly and up to 40 pounds occasionally.
Employee will continually be required to reach with hands and arms,
use hands to finger, handle, grasp and feel, to talk and hear,
bend, stretch and twist. The employee will regularly be required to
stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to climb or
balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
Specific vision abilities by this job include close vision,
distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts,
exposed to pungent odors adherent to waste/recycling or airborne
particles and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is
usually loud. The employee regularly is exposed to outside weather
conditions and works in an unheated and non-air-conditioned
environment (usually protected from rain and direct sun
Paid Time Off/Paid Holidays.
Individual and Family Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
401K Retirement Planning Options.
Life Insurance Options.
Job Type: Full-time
Keywords: Apple Valley Waste, Germantown , Line Sorter, Other , Hagerstown, Maryland
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