Waste & Recycle Tech-2nd Shift

Virginia Tech   Blacksburg, VA   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
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Posted on July 2, 2021

Job Description

Primarily perform tasks that include litter control and recycling/solid waste collection on the Virginia Tech campus from the hours of 2:00pm- 10:30pm. This includes working on a crew operating large and small packer trucks and various other motorized equipment for collection purposes. Position will at times, also be responsible for tasks including routine grounds and maintenance, housekeeping projects and snow removal.

Required Qualifications

Ability to safely and frequently move and handle heavy objects weighing 75 pounds or more; ability to maneuver materials up and down stairs; ability to work for long periods of time standing, walking, reaching, bending, pushing/pulling; ability to communicate effectively, have good team work skills, and be able to understand, comprehend and follow directions in the workplace. Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions, including extreme temperatures. May be required to work additional hours/shifts to meet the needs of the department. This is a designated emergency personnel position. Must have a valid driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience working for a housekeeping and/or a trash/recycling operation. Experience in a large commercial or educational setting. Experience in general grounds maintenance and/or landscape installation and maintenance.

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The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact OPSHR at opshr-g@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.