Job Title: Material Handler
Reports To: Site Supervisor
FLSA Status: Hourly, Non-Exempt
SUMMARY This is a full-time position that works a set schedule within a 24 hour workweek.
This job is responsible for the proper handling of materials on a site by performing the essential
duties and responsibilities. Also, includes responding to customer specific needs and requests
in a timely fashion.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES May include any or all of the following. Other
duties may be assigned.
on-site and remote locations.
complete, accurate and adequately documented.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,
skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Prior forklift and pallet jack experience is desirable but not
REASONING ABILITY Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but
uninvolved written or oral instructions: to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables
in standardized situations. Ability to learn basic principles and techniques. Ability to understand
different types of recyclable materials, operating machinery/pallet jack in production areas.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Forklift operator is highly desirable.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that
must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use
hands to finger, handle or feel, and reach with arms and hands. The employee frequently is
required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to talk or
hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities
required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this
job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions. The employee may be subject to exposure to infectious waste,
diseases, conditions, etc. including AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses. The noise level in the work
environment is usually moderate.