Material Handler/Recycler (Labor Crew)

Kentucky, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 04, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

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Working Title Material Handler/Recycler (Labor Crew) Department Laborers Compensation Title Position Number 30002972 Position Status Regular Work Schedule


Hours per Week 40 Months per Year 12 Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

Purpose of Position

This position’s primary responsibility is to assist the Supervisor of Custodial/Labor Crew/Lead for Material Handling and Recycling in prioritizing, scheduling, and overseeing the completion of work order requests and special event arrangements.

This position also performs various duties to meet the changing needs of the University.

Primary Responsibilities

Assist with planning and performing major relocations of individuals and departments to different offices and/or buildings.

Pick up trash and recyclable items from buildings. Separate and shred documents, load recyclable cans, bottles, glass in appropriate area, crushes and bails cardboard. Move & deliver recyclable products to outside recycling center once a week.

Assist with window cleaning. Assist with the delivery of supplies. Check recycling containers for cleanliness and condition, wash containers as necessary and reports damaged containers to management.

Work schedule including days and hours are subject to change depending on the needs of the University and the Facilities Management Operations and Maintenance Department.

Discuss work assignments with the Supervisor & Lead Material Handling and Recycling at the beginning of each shift to mutually plan and prioritize work loads which includes proper equipment and any appropriate instruction and advice to ensure quality performance.

Report security concerns such as unlocked doors and unauthorized personnel in buildings to the University Police and Management. Also reports any problems needing the attention of other Operations & Maintenance trades to management or Work Control.

Performs related duties of a similar nature and level of responsibility as required by Supervisory personnel.


High school diploma/ GED with 1 year of related experience; valid driver’s license required, CDL preferred;

Must be able to physically perform job duties with frequent medium heavy to maximum exertion;

Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs or more on a regular basis; Must be able to utilize hand trucks, dollies, forklift, moving equipment, hand/power tools, large motor vehicles and other related equipment;

Minimum Education High School Diploma Preferred Education High School Diploma Minimum Experience 1 year Salary $12.90/hr Pay Grade S65
Requisition Number 2020S1256 Job Open Date 09/04/2020 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Quick Link Is this an internal only posting? Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • NKU Jobs Site
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Employee Referral
    • Other
  2. * Do you have a valid driver's license and are you permitted to drive without restrictions?
    • No Response
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you possess the ability perform medium heavy to maximum physical exertion and to lift 50 lbs. or more on a regular basis?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you possess a Class A or B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with proper endorsement?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed to Apply
Required DocumentsOptional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. References

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