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"Recycling Coordinator"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Supervise curbside and drop-off recycling programs for municipal governments or private firms.

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Job Duties and Tasks for: "Recycling Coordinator"

1) Coordinate recycling collection schedules to optimize service and efficiency.

2) Coordinate shipments of recycling materials with shipping brokers or processing companies.


3) Create or manage recycling operations budgets.

4) Design community solid and hazardous waste management programs.

5) Oversee recycling pick-up or drop-off programs to ensure compliance with community ordinances.


6) Assign truck drivers or recycling technicians to routes.

7) Supervise recycling technicians, community service workers, or other recycling operations employees or volunteers.

8) Develop community or corporate recycling plans and goals to minimize waste and conform to resource constraints.

9) Implement grant-funded projects, monitoring and reporting progress in accordance with sponsoring agency requirements.

10) Investigate violations of solid waste or recycling ordinances.

11) Make presentations to educate the public on how to recycle or on the environmental advantages of recycling.

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12) Negotiate contracts with waste management or other firms.

13) Operate fork lifts, skid loaders, or trucks to move or store recyclable materials.

14) Operate recycling processing equipment, such as sorters, balers, crushers, and granulators to sort and process materials.


15) Oversee campaigns to promote recycling or waste reduction programs in communities or private companies.

16) Prepare grant applications to fund recycling programs or program enhancements.

17) Schedule movement of recycling materials into and out of storage areas.

18) Identify or investigate new opportunities for materials to be collected and recycled.

19) Inspect physical condition of recycling or hazardous waste facility for compliance with safety, quality, and service standards.

20) Maintain logs of recycling materials received or shipped to processing companies.

21) Prepare bills of lading, statements of shipping records, or customer receipts related to recycling or hazardous material services.

22) Provide training to recycling technicians or community service workers on topics such as safety, solid waste processing, or general recycling operations.

23) Review customer requests for service to determine service needs and deploy appropriate resources to provide service.

Job Description for "Recycling Coordinator" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5

"Recycling Coordinator"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  NA        SOC:  53-1021.01


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