Recycle Center Coordinator


Position Title: Recycle Center Coordinator
Division: Recyclables Collection
Hourly Rate: $15.72
Department: Public Works
Pay Grade: 12
Location: Valdosta, Georgia
Closing Date: Open until Filled


The City of Valdosta is accepting applications for the Recycle Center Operator position. This position is responsible for the safe operation and supervision of the recycling center. Major duties for this position include:

  • responding to recycling truck drivers and others wishing to utilize the recycling center
  • providing daily supervision of recycling center operations
  • maintaining recyclable materials processed and baled and in their respective bins, boxes, or trailers
  • ensuring recycling center is clean and safe, and ensures that the tipping floor is free of debris by keeping recyclable materials pushed into their respective bins
  • maintaining accurate records and paperwork for operation, and operating all machines at the recycling site including baler, front-end loader, forklift and separator/blower, and scales
  • maintaining equipment and supplies


  • Knowledge of sorting and separating recyclable materials
  • Skills in operating a baler, front-end loader, forklift, and aluminum/metal can separator and can crusher/blower, maintaining office records, dealing with the public, working with prison guard and prison detail
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Must have at least one (1) year to two (2) years of experience in a related field or service


Please complete a City of Valdosta Application form and email it to to be considered for the position you are interested in applying for. An application must be submitted for each position you are interested in. A resume and cover letter may be attached as additional information only. You may apply in person at the City of Valdosta Human Resources Department, 216 East Central Avenue, Valdosta, GA 31601.

Sorry, no phone calls, please.

The City of Valdosta offers a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package. The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an E-Verify employer. For more information, go to