Recycling Attendant

  • Basin Rural Station, Chisos Basin Road, Big Bend National Park, TX
  • Full-time
  • Salaried/Hourly: Hourly
  • FLSA Type: Non-Exempt
  • Employment Category: Regular

Company Description

Welcome to Big Bend Resorts! Our operation consists of four locations: In the heart of Big Bend National Park, you'll find the uniquely located Chisos Mountains Lodge nestled in the basin of the majestic Chisos Mountains. 10 miles north we operate a gas station at Panther Junction, and 22 miles southeast of Panther Junction is Rio Grande Village located near the international port of entry. We also operate a general store 33 miles west of Panther Junction in the historic district of Castolon.

Employees can enjoy stunning scenery and serenity, as well as a vast undisturbed wilderness, the darkest skies in the lower 48 states, and easy access to many of the park's world famous hiking trails.

Job Description

The Recycling Attendant is responsible for coordinating property recycling efforts.


  • Responsible for proper and safe operation of recycling equipment.
  • Responsible for transporting recyclables.
  • Distribute and empty recyclable containers throughout the property.
  • Responsible for training and assisting staff with the recycling program and equipment.
  • Prepares, maintains and submits necessary records of recycled materials.
  • Reports instances of non-conformance by departments of processing procedures for recyclables.
  • Responsible for compliance with safety standards as applicable to the job.
  • Knows and follows all company, Environmental, Health, and Safety Management Programs.
  • Works extra shifts and hours as required.
  • Assists in other departments as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • A valid Driver’s License is Required.
  • Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision to complete assigned tasks in a timely and professional manner.
  • Knows and follows all company, Environmental, Health, and Safety Management Programs.
  • Works extra shifts and hours as required.
  • Assists in other departments as needed.


  • Must be able to understand normal conversation and accurately communicate information.
  • Ability to stand and walk on paved, unpaved, uneven and sometimes slippery surfaces for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders occasionally.
  • Ability to remain balanced; Stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, twist, turn, push, pull, grasp, and reach down, forward and overhead repetitively.
  • Visual acuity to recognize and complete repairs safely.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 70 pounds frequently.
  • Must be able to safely operate a motor vehicle.
  • The worker is subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions: Adverse conditions may include extreme heat and/or cold, wind, humidity and sometimes inclement weather.


  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent, or previous custodial, housekeeping, waste management, or related work experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of recycling processes and equipment preferred.

Additional Information

Big Bend Resorts, LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
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