Recycling & Waste Educator

Region District of Central Kootenay
Posted 17 days ago
Castlegar,
Nelson,
Salmo,
$22.26 per hour
Part Time

Job Description

Recycling & Waste Educators are responsible for screening recycling material or waste at a recycling facili es and sites to ensure only acceptable material is accepted, and to redirect unacceptable materials. Recycling & Waste Educators also maintain the cleanliness of sites and perform basic site maintenance.

Recycling & Waste Educator positions are somewhat physically demanding and work is performed primarily outdoors in varied weather conditions.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 Excellent interpersonal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to act with tact and diplomacy when dealing with the public
 Demonstrated ability to de‐escalate conflict with members of the public
 Passion for Zero Waste and environmental issues
 Demonstrated ability to maintain logs and records and to communicate via email
 Ability to work autonomously and effectively with minimal supervision
 Ability to work outdoors and have reasonable physical fitness to meet the demands of the position

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 Completion of High School Diploma or acceptable equivalent
 One year experience in a customer service position, with prior experience enforcing company policy and standards
 Experience working outdoors
 Experience working alone and/or in remote locations
 Experience with public education would be considered an asset
 Standard First Aid, Basic CPR with AED/willingness to obtain required for some sites
 WHMIS certification
 Valid BC Drivers License
 Satisfactory Criminal Record

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

 Constant movement, including stooping, bending, reaching, twisting and kneeling
 Working alone in remote areas
 Exposure to varied weather, primarily without shelter
 Occasional lifting up to 25 kg (55lb)

This is an regular non-benefited position, working 25-40 hours per week. Applicants should be available to work a varied work schedule that includes day, weekend and/or evening shifts and will be scheduled at the Recycling Depot. The hourly rate for this position starts at $22.26.

Applications submitted in the form of a resume and cover letter will be accepted by Human Resources by email untill the position has been filled.

 

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