Recycling Associate

at PeopleReady in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Recycling Associate

PeopleReady of Springfield, IL is now hiring Recycling Associates! As a Recycling Associate, you will sort materials along a conveyor belt and pull out any unrecyclable items.

Apply today and you could start as soon as tomorrow. No resume or interview required – yep, you read that right.

As a PeopleReady associate you’ll benefit from:

  • The freedom to work where you want, when you want and as often as you want.
  • Next-day pay* for many of our open positions.
  • The ability to choose long-term positions for steady work or short-term positions if you just want some extra cash.
  • The ability to sign up for jobs right from our mobile app, JobStack!

Pay Rate:

The pay rate for this job is $15 / hour

What you’ll be doing as a Recycling Associate:

  • Sort materials into appropriate containers for recycling  
  • Deposit recoverable materials into chutes and place materials on conveyor belts   
  • Operate balers to compress recyclable materials into bundles or bales   
  • Clean and maintain recycling yard equipment   
  • Remove chemicals from discarded appliances  
  • Load items onto trucks for shipping to other processing facilities  

Available shifts:

 Shift Timings: All Available

Job requirements:

  • Prior experience in recycling yard preferred but not required  
  • Able to repeatedly reach, bend, push, pull, and climb  
  • Lift up to 50 pounds   
  • Flexibility to work in all weather conditions  
  • Able to remain in a stationary position for up to 10 hours
  • Background Check Required

Ready to take control of the way you work?

Complete our application to join the PeopleReady team today. In case you missed it, no resumes or interviews are required!


PeopleReady is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religious affiliation, color, national origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by law. We will get to know you and connect you with jobs that match your skills, experience and preferences. We work hard every single day to find jobs so each employee has opportunity and variety in their work.

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Job Posting: JC240106596

Posted On: May 12, 2023

Updated On: Jun 12, 2023

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