• Laborer - Organics

    Job Locations US-CA-Victorville
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  • Overview & Essential Job Functions

    Position Summary:


    It is expected that every general laborer employee will conduct his/her self in a professional manner at all times and perform all duties as assigned in a safe manner. Our general laborers must also be able to communicate professionally with customers, drivers, and supervisors.


    Essential Job Functions:

    • Staff the picking station (Retech) during operational hours removing trash from tree trimmings and yard waste
    • Perform litter clean-up both inside the yard and outside the fencing as assigned
    • Weed abatement & control duty as assigned
    • Maintain and clean out the scale as assigned
    • Pick up trash and debris from customer drop off (tip) area as assigned
    • Assist with maintaining a clean entrance to property as assigned
    • Assist with equipment maintenance as assigned by Operations Supervisor
    • Possible operation of some equipment upon proper training and Supervisor discretion (Shop Truck, Dump Truck, Roll Off Truck, Skid Steer, Water Truck)
    • Attend all site Safety Meetings and ensure proper safety procedures and policies are followed
    • Take direction from Director of Sales & Marketing, Operations Supervisor and Task Team Leads when applicable
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications & Environmental Demands

    Required Qualifications:

    • Will be trained on working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions common to construction operations
    • Ability to establish effective working relationships with other employees, supervisors and the public
    • Ability to understand and communicate in writing and verbally and follow instructions
    • Ability to observe proper safety precautions
    • Ability to work overtime as needed
    • Ability to perform physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodations

    Preferred Qualifications: 

    • 1-year experience working as a general laborer and/or construction environment Waste and/or composting operations experience 

    Physical/Environmental Demands: 

    • Physical:
      • Standing, walking, seeing, hearing, & smelling continuously
      • Concentration, & interpersonal abilities continuously
      • Eye/hand coordination, handling, & wrist motion continuously
      • Bending, reaching, stretching, frequently, and lifting ≤ 50 Lbs. frequently
    • Environmental:
      • Exposure to dust, smoke, fumes, odors, grease, oil, chemicals, wet/hot conditions, & noise continuously
      • Works outside only



    • Comprehensive benefit package Medical, Dental, Vision
    • 401K
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Life Insurance
    • Paid Vacation and Sick Time
    • Recognition programs
    • Professional development learning


    Athens will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and any other applicable state, federal or local laws. EEO/M/F/disability/veteran


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