As the largest 100% employee-owned company in the resource recovery industry, Recology has a unique workplace culture that guides how we support employees, interact with our customers, service our communities, and care for our environment.
We encourage Recology employees to G.R.O.W. with Us professionally and personally by:

Giving back to our communities and our environment by volunteering time and resources
Recovering resources to achieve their best and highest use
Exhibiting Ownership in a company that does the right things for the right reasons, ensuring that our actions benefit the company, the communities we serve, and our environment.
Working together to develop camaraderie and facilitate collaboration. By demonstrating an inclusive attitude that values different backgrounds and ideas, we can get the job done.

You can G.R.O.W. with Us by becoming our Laborer
Under close supervision, keeps facility litter free and assists with other projects as needed.

Spots or directs public vehicles to appropriate tipping area.
Picks up blown litter on adjoining roads.
Picks up metal or other recyclable materials from tipping area.
Brings full litter garbage bags to pick-up truck or tipping area.
Relieves Spotter during lunch break and other times, as needed.
Repairs drainage flumes.
Moves and/or constructs wind fences.

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is:
Education and Experience

High School Diploma or GED preferred.
Entry-level position for a person with the required knowledge, but no specific experience is required.

IDEAL CANDIDATE – The qualifications listed are typical of the knowledge, skills, and abilities of successful employees within this classification.
Knowledge of:

Principles and practices of job site safety, potential job hazards, and state and local regulations.
Basic computer programs.

Skill and / or Ability to:

Ability to promote the WASTE ZERO philosophy by making the best and highest use of all resources.
Work under pressure, handle stressful situations and maintain flexibility.
Ability to maintain high levels of activity or productivity; operating with effectiveness, and determination over extended periods of time.
Ability to understand safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to consistently build knowledge and expertise about current job.
Ability to communicate effectively with peers, supervisors and customers.
Ability to communicate on a two-way radio or similar device.


an ecologically innovative company that finds and mentors people committed to protecting the environment and sustaining our communities.
the largest employee owned resource recovery company in the industry with terrific benefits to help you prosper.
a creative and caring culture that values community, diversity, altruism, accountability, collaboration, and learning by doing.
an inspired company mission driven to use and return resources to their best and highest use through the practice of the 4R’s: Reduce, Re-use, Recycle, and Recologize.
distinct professional challenges to connect with, care for, and grow community that sees a world without waste.


Paid time off and paid holidays.
Health and wellness benefits including medical, dental, and vision.
Retirement plans (Employee Stock Ownership Plan, 401(k) with match).
Annual wellness incentives.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
Educational assistance.
Commuting benefits.
Employee referral program.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job; and pursuant to applicable law, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records. It is important that you provide accurate information on the job application, inaccurate information may cause delays in the processing of your application and/or may disqualify you as a candidate.
Recology is an equal opportunity employer committed to supporting an inclusive and diverse work environment where employees are valued, heard, and provided development opportunities. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis that is prohibited by law.
This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, effort, work conditions, and benefits associated with the job.

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