Recycling and Waste attendant Brand New Facility / Job Starting date Mid August

  • Emterra Group
  • Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jul 29, 2022

Job Description

If you have apassion for the green economy and are a customer-focused individual, interestedin joining a dynamic family-owned entrepreneurial organization where you canmake a difference, then look no further! We are looking for an individual whoshares our passion for the green economy, and who strives for excellence incustomer service while working within a team environment in providing anessential service.

Emterra operates fourof the larger Metro Vancouver Recycling and Waste Centres that are locatedthroughout the Lower Mainland. Thesefacilities receive large volumes of waste that are consolidated and shipped tovarious destinations in western North America. In addition, each facilitycontains comprehensive recycling depots that divert materials away fromdisposal and into the green economy.

The Recycling andWaste Centres are open 363 days per year. Applicants must be willing and ableto work four-day rotating shifts (i.e. four days working and four days off).

The Recycling and Waste Centre Attendant is part ofa team that provides recycling options for a vast array of materials. Inaddition, Attendants provide direction to the general public and commercialtraffic in order for them to navigate the facility in a safe manner whileproperly recycling or disposing of their materials.

Whatwill you do?

Ø Bring the ability to work safely mainly withina team environment.

Ø With training, provide essential recyclingservices and knowledge to the community in which the facility serves.

Ø Under the direction of the Site Supervisor, bepart of a team that ensures the Recycling and Waste Centre meets allrequirements from Metro Vancouver, regulatory bodies and Company expectations;

Ø Ensure outbound solid waste and recyclablematerials, with training, meet disposal/recycle facility specifications;

Ø Work with the Site Supervisor and the rest ofthe crew to monitor and manage onsite inventories of all materials in order toensure compliance with contractual and regulatory requirements;

Ø Provide excellent communication to thecustomers that utilize the facility, which includes the general public andcommercial customers alike. This may include traffic control at the site.

Ø Help train newly hired personnel on operations,specifications for outbound materials and safety procedures;

Ø Provide recommendations to improve efficiency,service levels and safety;

Ø Perform other duties as assigned.

What will you bring?

Ø A passion to be involved in the green economy, and to provide anessential service to the communities in which we reside.

Ø The ability to work mainly outside either in the recycling depots or inand around the transfer station building.

Ø A safe approach to all tasks and aspects of the job is a must.

Ø Minimum 2-3 years previous experience in a role preferably in a customerservice-oriented environment;

Ø Must be pro-active and willing to learn;

Ø Must have good interpersonal skills, both verbal and written;

Ø Experience running small mobile equipment such as a forklift is an asset,but is not necessary;

Ø An ability and willingness to work shift work (day shifts only with fouron and four off)), some weekends; and

Ø A friendly personality combined with a "roll-up your sleeves and get itdone" attitude!

Ø A good sense of humour is considered an asset, and is necessary.

What do we have tooffer you?

Ø A solid organization within which you are able todevelop your competencies for future growth;

Ø A comprehensive benefits package;

Ø As part of a small team, ongoing support and resourcesto ensure your success in this role;

Ø Training & Development opportunities;

Ø Provision of personal protective gear along with anallowance for proper footwear, and

Ø A family-oriented culture with an entrepreneurialmind-set that encourages you to take ownership of your role and affect change.

Noagencies. No phone calls please. Emterra thanks all applicants for theirinterest however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.