Recycling Worker
University of Virginia

Charlottesville, Virginia

Posted in Education and Training

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Job Info

The University of Virginia Facilities Management (FM) department is currently seeking Recycling Workers to support Facilities Management's sustainability goals of providing a state-of-the-art recycling program for the University. FM supports the University of Virginia's wide range of research, academic and patient care programs. With over 1,200 employees dedicated to excellence, FM is responsible for the day-to-day operation, repair and maintenance of UVa's buildings, infrastructure and grounds as well as other University-owned and leased properties. Recycling Workers perform an exceptional level of recycling service through the processing of recyclable, recoverable, and/or reusable materials while providing the highest level of customer service to all students, faculty, and staff.

Duties Include:

  • Collecting, sorting, baling, transporting and packaging recyclable materials.
  • Drive pick-up routes and perform safe truck/equipment operation.
  • Clean equipment and minor repairs as needed.
  • Special project work (Move-in/move-out, football games, etc.).
  • Perform all work in accordance with safety rules and procedures, such as OSHA, federal, state, and local regulations.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation: - $15.00 Hourly. This is a full-time position with UVa benefits. Employees benefits package highlights include:

  • 22 days of paid time off, increasing with service; 13+ paid holidays each year, in addition to paid time off; Parental and Community Service Leave
  • Health plan with options to meet healthcare and financial needs
  • Retirement through the Virginia Retirement System
  • Tuition and professional development benefits
  • Employee wellness program featuring activities to earn up to $500/year.


Experience: Some experience with basic recycling duties, including collection, sorting, baling, transporting and packaging of recyclable materials.

License: Valid Driver License.

The selected candidate will be required to complete all necessary background checks, including a health screen, prior to the start date of the position.

Physical Demands:

The employee will be exposed to varying temperatures and chemical hazards from diesel fuel, hydraulic fluid leakage, paints and batteries which are processed through recycling. They are required to work around machinery and stand on different surfaces such as gravel, blacktop, and concrete.


Please apply through Workday, and search for R0035363. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile by searching 'Find Jobs.' Complete an application online with the following documents:


Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration. References will be completed via UVA's standardized process Skill Survey. A total of five references will be requested via SkillSurvey during the final phase of the interview process. A minimum of three references is required. For questions about the application process, please contact Michele Jarman, Academic Recruiter.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements and guidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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