Recycling Sorter SF

San Francisco, Part-Time

  • Reports to: Recycling Supervisor
  • Supervises: N/A
  • Status / Level: Non-Exempt
  • Purpose: Sort recycling at contract sites
  • Starts: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Perform duties in a safe manner in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations and Toolworks’ policies.
  • Inspect materials and sort items or materials into designated areas of recycling, compost and trash.
  • Perform cleaning duties and general housekeeping related to the work site.
  • Report system problems immediately to job coach or supervisor.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area and surrounding area.
  • Dump boxes and containers of material into designated area(s).
  • Maintain an excellent attendance record and an excellent safety and work quality record.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Ability to perform physical requirements of the job (prolonged physical exertions, including standing. reaching, bending, pushing, pulling, lifting 20-35 lbs.).
  • Exhibit the ability to distinguish between various recyclable materials, compost and trash.
  • Self-starter, aggressive work ethic and ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Safety conscious.
  • Must be flexible to work any shift and/or to adjust shift when necessary.
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
  • Ability to work in various conditions with some exposure to weather elements.
  • Good verbal communication skills to be able to communicate effectively and professionally with other personnel and management.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal and/or signed instructions.
  • Additional skills may be required to perform additional task(s) specific to work location, department or line of business.

 Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

 Education and Experience Requirement:

  • Must successfully complete training program.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

Compensation and Benefits:


  • Depends on contract


  • Depends on contract

Toolworks is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer with respect to hiring, promotion and training. We welcome applicants from diverse communities.