Material Sorter – Landfill

Material Sorter works at the Landfill and Compost Facility.

Must apply by: ASAP

OPENING DATE: June 12th, 2022 CLOSING DATE: Until filled

Organizational Relationships

• Under the general direction of the Landfill and Compost Facility Manager; this position operates the metal processing facility and hand sorts metal materials.  Also responsible for cleanup of the processing plant and office/breakroom.

Examples of Work

• Sort metal material from the conveyor line including mix of ferrous, nonferrous, stainless steel, aluminum, copper, and brass material.
• Cleaning of equipment, including conveyor belts and all other recycling line equipment.
• Responsible for housekeeping of processing plant, office, breakroom, and locker room facilities
• Operating forklifts and skid loaders for processing and loading and unloading of materials.
• Assists other employees in operating and servicing of the landfill and compost facility equipment and buildings
• Assist in the inventory control of spare parts.
• Performs other related work as assigned.

Education, Experience & Abilities Required


• High School Diploma or Equivalent
• Previous experience in industrial, construction, or agriculture industries

• Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required



• General safety knowledge and skills including LOTO experience
• Ability to identify materials in the metal stream so that they can be properly sorted
• Ability to read and record data
• Ability to operate scales and scale systems
• Ability to use basic hand tools
• Ability to work with other employees engaged in operating and repairing equipment
• Ability to communicate effectively



• Must be able to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally; up to 50 pounds of force frequently; and 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects
• Must be able to lift 50 pounds occasionally
• Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
• Must be able to climb ladders and steps
• Must be able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, stand, walk, push, pull and perform repetitive motion
• Must be able to withstand extreme temperatures
• Must be able to wear a respirator
• Must be able to work in confined space areas


Salary Range

$19.730 - $21.350 Hourly, Non-Exempt Position


Brooke Hellerman
Office Manager