Sorters Central Petaluma in Petaluma, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 1/10/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Petaluma, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Great UNION job opportunities!

Temp to hire positions. 

Monday - Saturday 6:00 am to 3:30 pm. Great benefits once you become a permanent employee. 

We are hiring sorters in the North Petaluma area.


  • Sorts mixed recyclable materials by type and from waste materials in compliance with laws, regulations and policies.
  • Identifies and distinguishes recyclables (paper, glass, etc.) from non-recyclables (cement, wood, metal, garbage, etc.). Includes sorting through materials on a conveyor to view and recognize type, and opening bags to inspect contents.
  • Empties and/or changes sorted materials containers as needed.
  • Maintains a safe work area.
  • Per company policies and training, looks out for, reports on, and takes appropriate action regarding any hazardous materials in the waste stream.
  • Abides by company policies and procedures and state and local regulations.


Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.
  • Entry position for a person with the required knowledge, but no specific experience.

Skills and / or Ability to:

  • Ability to promote the WASTE ZERO philosophy by making the best and highest use of all resources.
  • Work under pressure, handle stressful situations and maintain flexibility.
  • Ability to maintain high levels of activity or productivity; operating with effectiveness, and determination over extended periods of time.
  • Ability to understand safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Consistently build knowledge and expertise about current job.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers, supervisors and customers.
  • Ability to communicate on a two-way radio or similar device.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.

Please note the following:

  • This is a W2 position.
  • Direct inquiries only.
  • No 3rd party submittals please.
  • This position is not available for Corp-to-Corp.
  • This position is not available for Associate Vendors

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