AHRC openly accepts applications for laborers/drivers with a CDL Class A or B. AHRC offers a competitive wage with benefits package for full-time employees. A CDL is not required to be hired but, must be obtained with six months.



Office Assistant
Athens-Hocking Recycling Centers, Inc. (AHRC) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization, with a mission to: Collect and process recyclable materials in the greater southeast Ohio area in order to  create a cleaner, safer, and better place to live. We are seeking an Office Assistant to add  to our growing team. AHRC is an equal opportunity employer, and will not allow discrimination based  upon age, ethnicity, ancestry, gender, national origin, disability, race, size, religion, sexual orientation,  socioeconomic background, or any other status prohibited by applicable law. The Office Assistant is responsible for answering the phones, managing social media, data entry, and assisting other office staff as needed.


  • High school diploma / GED
  • QuickBooks Experience
  • Proficient in word processing, spreadsheets, and database applications
  • Experience utilizing social media for education and/or marketing

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitor and answer AHRC office phones, email, and office visitors
  • Assist customers with customer service issues
  • Manage new customer sign-ups
  • Assist Office Manager with billing
  • Assist Office Manager with accounts receivable
  • Responsible for data entry and data reporting
  • Manage route sheets
  • Provide recycling education
  • Assist with marketing
  • Other duties as requested

Position Requirements and Skills

  • Basic interest in waste reduction and recycling
  • Knowledge of standard phone and email etiquette
  • Ability to prepare standard office letters with organizational letterhead
  • Ability to clearly communicate in a timely manner to all other team members
  • Knowledge of common computer operating systems
  • Experience with Google Drive
  • At least one year of experience in a similar position preferred

Job Type

  • Full-time union position
  • 8 hour shift, Monday – Friday 8:00-4:30


  • $13.69 per hour


  • ​Paid time off
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) with up to 4%
  • Life Insurance


Laborer/CDL Driver - Description


Athens-Hocking Recycling Centers, Inc. (AHRC) is a 501©(3) nonprofit organization that is
mission driven, serving Athens County, Hocking County and the surrounding region.
AHRC’s mission is to create jobs and economic opportunities locally, while reducing waste,
conserving energy and resources, and protecting public health and the environment.
AHRC is now hiring for a Laborer/CDL Class B driver for recycling and refuse routes in Athens and
Hocking Counties. This position includes working on refuse and recycling trucks, and working at processing center. AHRC operates collection routes in both counties via packer trucks and
roll-off trucks as well as operating a materials sorting facility with a throughput of over
4,000 tons per year. AHRC also has a food/organics waste collection service and operates
a Class II compost facility.

AHRC offers a competitive compensation package to full time employees. The
compensation package includes, but is not limited to;
• Health Insurance (after probationary period)
• Paid Vacation (after one year of employment)
• Personal days ( pro-rated after probationary period)

The ideal candidate will be able to preform the following;
• Follow safe operating practices and procedures
• Work in a fast paced team environment
• Serve customers and respectfully
• Be able to read, write, and comprehend route information including
     • Directions
     • Record weight data
     • Capture pictures via smart phone

Job Requirements
• Have or obtain (within 6 months) a valid Class B (minimum) CDL License
• Be able to pass a DOT physical as well as drug and alcohol screening
• Be able to work early shift as well as weekends
• Be able to lift at least 50 - 75 lbs throughout the work day
• Work overtime as needed
• Work in inclement weather in an outdoor environment
• Operate Equipment to include, but not limited to;
• Forklift
• Manlift
• Skid steer loaders
• Hydraulic balers
• Perform equipment maintenance including cleaning, greasing, and other routine checks
• Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all times when required.



 Other open positions will be posted here as they become available. 



Please send applications and resume to Bruce Underwood or send to  5991 Industrial Dr., Athens, Ohio 45701.


AHRC is seeking a team member to join our dynamic workplace. This is a permanent, full time (40 hours/week) position, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The pay rate is competitive and commensurate with experience in the $12.00 - $15.00 per hour range. Click the button below to download the full job description. Deadline to apply: Feb. 27th.  Please send cover letter (max. 500 words), resume/CV, and list of three professional references to: athenshockingcenters@ymail.com


Athens-Hocking Recycling Centers, Inc.