Utah State University

Coordinator Service II (Recycling)

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/14/2022 12:41 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
40 hours per week
Facilities Support Services
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


Under direction of Resource Recovery Manager, the employee picks up material to be recycled, processed and sold. The employee is responsible for the general pick up of all recycled material on campus, knowledge of pick-up routes, and general cleaning. The employee maintains public recycling drop-off areas and cages for continued use. They will be trained in the daily operation procedures, safe and efficient operation of balers, glass crushers, and loaders, along with other necessary equipment that is required. They will assist in the delivery of lab gas and waste routes as needed.


  • Plans, coordinates, and manages the pickup of all recyclable materials for recycling throughout campus
  • Delivers material to the recycling center and places material into proper storage units
  • Helps in the processing of recyclable material, which includes but is not limited to sorting material, baling material and transporting material
  • Notifies Resource Recovery Manager when materials are ready for shipment
  • Supervises drop-off area and clean up as necessary
  • Continually look for ways to improve efficiency in recycling routes and locations
  • Creates relationships with building managers and FM crew members in charge of recycling in their respective areas
  • Maintains roll off cages of recyclable material
  • Helps maintain cleanliness of the recycling center and areas throughout campus
  • Sorts paper or containers when all other responsibilities are completed, or other tasks assigned by the supervisor are completed
  • Helps coordinate the use of groups wishing to sort material for fundraising
  • Performs related duties as required


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2 years of related work experience
  • Able to obtain Forklift certification within 6 months of hire
  • Willingness to obtain class B CDL

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 year of on-the-job general recycling experience
  • Forklift certified
  • Class B CDL

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of methods and tools used in recycling operations
  • Knowledge of the grade of materials that are to be recycled and quality standards for raw materials
  • Knowledge of the practices of operation of specialized equipment used for recycling
  • Knowledge of safety, loading, and maintenance procedures
  • Knowledge of department policies and procedures
  • Skill in categorizing recycling material
  • Skill in organizing and coordinating the work and training of others
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing
  • Ability to apply mathematical skills
  • Ability to organize work flow to produce the most efficient productivity
  • Ability to interact and communicate well with co-workers, campus customers, and the public
  • Ability to supervise student employees and volunteers
  • Ability to prioritize work and accomplish tasks

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”

2. Cover letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application


**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


Extensive physical activity. Must have sufficient strength to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position including heavy lifting. Work environment includes confined or narrow spaces, and requires assuming uncomfortable positions such as crawling, kneeling, squatting, etc. Work environment requires following safety precautions.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114 undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


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