Goodwill of Orange County
  • Santa Ana, CA, USA
  • Full Time

JOB TITLE:                MATERIAL HANDLER FORKLIFT - RECYCLING

                                    (Nonexempt)

 

AREA:                        RECYCLING OPERATIONS         

 

DEPARTMENT:        RECYCLING

 

DIVISION:                FACILITIES AND LOGISTICS

           

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

 

To process and reuse recycling merchandise in a timely manner to include computer goods, e-waste, cardboard and various recyclable materials as determined.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

 

Reports directly to the Recycling/Exchange Program Manager. 

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

 

None.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  1. Performs a variety of activities that include, but are not limited to, loading, unloading, sorting, inspecting, packaging and delivering textiles/used clothing, and baled recycled products to staging areas.

 

  1. Operates baling equipment.

 

  1. Changes wire on bailing equipment.

 

  1. Performs general housekeeping duties in assigned areas.

 

  1. Receives work and safety instructions and answers questions. Communicates with management, co-workers, clients and the general public.

 

  1. Works overtime as required.

 

  1. Performs other job related duties as required.

 

  1. Safeguards company property, including donated goods. Reports any incidents of theft or unauthorized possession of company property.

 

  1. Acts safely at all times, following all safety rules and regulations.

 

  1. Follows all company policies and procedures.

 

  1. Promotes and demonstrates cooperation and teamwork. Assists and shares knowledge and information with other employees as needed.

 

  1. Uses good interpersonal skills such as courtesy, sensitivity, politeness, and thoughtfulness.

 

  1. Works with, trains, and/or acts as a good example for program participants receiving training at Goodwill.

    

 

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

 

  1. High school diploma or GED desired, but not required.

 

  1. No experience necessary, will train.

 

  1. Ability to communicate and understand English well enough to receive work and safety instructions and answer questions, as well as communicate effectively with management, co-workers, clients and the general public.

 

  1. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

 

  1. Ability to stand for 8 hours per day.

 

  1. Forklift certification required.

 

WORK DEVICES/MATERIALS/EQUIPMENT USED:

 

Uses forklift, racks, cages, carts, hand truck, box cutter, back brace/belt, leather gloves, pallet jack, and operates mechanical baler.

Goodwill of Orange County
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