Recycling Crew Member

Position Start Date: May 22, 2017
Position End Date: August 29, 2017
Application Due Date: March 3, 2017 (Applications reviewed as received)
Number of Positions: 3
Work Expectations: 12 hours/week
Pay Rate: $7.25 per hour

Luther College Sustainability Office is looking for three students to work part-time on tasks related to campus recycling and composting as needed in order to help reduce waste and pursue sustainability. Whenever possible we seek to combine part-time positions to ensure full-time employment over the summer. Starting Summer 2017, these positions will be supervised by the Facilities Department.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Working 12 hours/week
  • Picking up recycling and compost from the Residence Halls, Academic Buildings, and other campus offices and loading into truck
  • Sorting and depositing recycling into appropriate recycling roll-offs
  • Delivering compost from the Union Dock (other locations as needed) to the compost pile on Pole Line Road
  • Completing shift reports within one hour of finishing a shift
  • Waste analysis projects
  • General truck maintenance: keeping it clean and full of gas
  • Willingness to get dirty


  • Enrollment at Luther College
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to operate a truck
  • Must be able to obtain certification to drive Luther fleet vehicle
  • Physically able to perform duties required
  • Ability to carry up to 40 pounds
  • Interest in sustainability