Sorter - Nights

Tacoma, WA

Posted June 14, 2022

Full-time, Temporary to Hire, Monday-Friday 6pm-2:30am

This is a great opportunity for candidates looking to begin a career with an essential and rapidly growing business! This local company processes commercial recycling and strives to keep everything possible out of landfills. You get to see how the work you are doing is having a positive impact on the environment in real time!

This entry level role does not require any previous experience in the industry. Because the company is growing quickly, there are many opportunities for advancement and they pride themselves on promoting from within. The team works closely together and they offer fun events like barbecues and employee appreciation events regularly.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Sort materials (wood, metal, cardboard, etc) safely into appropriate bin
  • Work with a team to determine what is recyclable
  • Perform general clean up
  • Assist other sorters on an as-needed basis with heavy or bulky items


  • Ability to stand for duration of shift
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs consistently
  • Steel toe boots (available for purchase from our TERRA offices)

Benefits upon hire:

  • Paid vacation
  • Paid sick leave
  • Medical, dental, vision
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Continuing education/tuition reimbursement
  • Company events (barbecues, employee appreciation parties, and more!)

Pay: $19.50/hr

Schedule: Monday-Friday 6pm-2:30am!

Location: Port of Tacoma

If you are interested in this position, please call or text (253) 353-7700 to learn more!

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TERRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

About Your Recruiter

Kathy Rojas

I am the Staffing Manager for the TERRA Tacoma team. Every day is something different that brings me challenges, new adventures and rewards. The best part of my job is being able to impact people’s lives and place them in the job that is the right fit for them.

Named Best of Staffing® 11 years running, TERRA specializes in finding the Right Fit™.

Our mission is simple: Success Stories Created Daily.

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