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Help Wanted! Recycling Collection Driver/Assistant Temporary Position -- POSITION FILLED, THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST


The MSU Surplus Store and Recycling Center is seeking a full-time temporary Collection Driver/Assistant to join our team and assist with the collection of recycling, refuse and surplus materials on campus. To apply, please read description and qualifications thoroughly and send resume to the email listed below.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assists with the distribution and pick up of products and other materials to and from defined campus sites.
  • Loads materials into designated vehicles or on-site locations.
  • Unloads materials/products at the Surplus Store and Recycling Center and place in designated areas.
  • Moves materials/products using both motorized and non-motorized moving equipment.
  • Operates equipment, and other machinery used in department operations.
  • Assists with stocking warehouse locations with replenishment product.
  • Applies general awareness and function specific knowledge of hazardous materials within 90 days of hire.

Related Duties:

  • Assists in performing general cleaning and maintenance duties in Surplus Store and Recycling Center areas such as sweeping, mopping, wiping, etc.
  • Utilizes a computer; basic skills needed.
  • Performs general labor in order to maintain building and surroundings such as shoveling snow, collecting trash, moving materials and equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Casual knowledge of the tools, equipment and processes used in supply chain management functions including warehousing and distribution.
  • Obtain Hazardous Materials certification within 90 days of hire.
  • Possession or attainment of an MSU forklift operator's permit prior to the completion of the applicable probation or trial period.
  • Frequent lifting of 26 to 75 pounds and occasional lifting of over 75 pounds.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Good driving record
  • Chauffeur License or willingness to obtain
  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
  • Dependable, work at a fast pace, self-starter and hard-working
  • Interest in waste diversion, recycling and re-use

Compensation:$12.51 (probationary rate), $13.51 after 6 mos.

Employment type:Full time temporary

Hours: Eight hour shifts between the hours of 7:20 a.m. and 3:50 p.m. Monday through Friday. Infrequent weekend or night shifts are possible.Overtime may be available depending on workload.

Send resume to:surpluss@msu.edu

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