Job Postings

NOTE: Our employee safety is of highest importance. We have taken multiple precautions to maintain a safe working environment at the Maple Ridge Recycling Depot, including regularly disinfecting surfaces and high-touch points, practicing social distancing, limiting the number of Depot visitors, and encouraging regular hand-washing. Safety eyewear, gloves, and masks are available to employees and all employees must wear masks or face coverings while working. Safety guidelines will be issued and reviewed with all new employees.

Positions Available – May, 2021:
1. Supervisor (Full Time)
2. Truck Driver (Full Time)
3. Process Worker – Materials Handler (Full Time)
4. Summer Students – Swamper/Sorters (Full Time)

 

1. Full-Time Supervisor Position Available

Ridge Meadows Recycling Society is seeking a Foreman/Supervisor to join our team in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Position is full-time (40 hours/week). Local employer, good benefits package.

Job Objective:  To provide quality supervision for operation of the Maple Ridge Recycling Depot.
Includes daily operational planning to:

  1. maximize efficiency of staffing, equipment, facility, and operations;
  2. ensure quality & consistency of commodities shipped; and
  3. provide excellent customer service.

The ideal candidate will have many of the following education, skills or proven experience:

EDUCATION / TRAINING OR EXPERIENCE:
Driver’s Licence – ideally Air Brake or Class 3     Clean Driving record
Certified Forklift Driver                                    Certified Skidsteer Loader Driver
First Aid
Advanced mechanical, hydraulics aptitude
Criminal record check required, must be bondable

Knowledge/Skills/Experience: 

Must have supervisory experience (preferred union experience), demonstrated leadership abilities, good oral and written communication skills, ability to observe, acknowledge and respond to public relations issues, proven customer service skills, attention to detail, ability to problem solve in a constructive and/or creative manner, self-starter: self-directed & self-motivated, ability to multi-task.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Daily supervision of employees to ensure: maximum production, efficient task completion, operate equipment as required, maintain daily/monthly reports, coordinate daily shipment of recyclables with freight companies, maintain smooth efficient flow of commodities within the depot operation, ensure safety-first attitude for all staff members, resolve behavioural problems or conflicts between staff, ongoing daily maintenance of all equipment: trucks, balers, forklifts. Ensure daily and regular safety inspections are completed and recorded, responsible for ensuring all safety standards are met, ensure customer service standards are met.  Hands-on labouring work is required.

Send resume & cover letter ASAP to Kim Day, Executive Director, via email – kim@rmrecycling.org

Applications & resumes can be also submitted in person at the Ridge Meadows Recycling Society office, 10092 – 236th Street (at the Maple Ridge Recycling Depot office).

 

2. Full-Time Truck Driver Position Available

Ridge Meadows Recycling Society has a truck driver position available immediately.

The position is full time (40 hours/week plus overtime) and pays $23.03/hour to start. Please send in your application ASAP.

Tasks & Responsibilities:
-Responsible for timely pickup of recyclable commodities at curbside residences, apartments, townhouses, offices, & businesses (as assigned)
-Responsible for driving recycling truck & commodity pickup (“swamping”)
-Maintain Daily Inspection Report of truck & equipment
-Maintain accurate Tonnage & Milage Reports
-Complete all required reports & paperwork as assigned
-Clear Driving Abstract – to be supplied with application
-Ability to operate other job-related equipment (eg. bin tippers, pallet jacks)
-Public Relations & Customer Service – ability to answer questions & handle individual customer concerns
-Responsible for overseeing Swampers and ensuring their safety
-Processing recyclables at the Maple Ridge Recycling Depot
-Other duties as assigned

Requirements:
-Truck driving experience
-Able to perform physical labour such as lifting, bending & running
-Able to work in all weather conditions
-Understand and adhere to safety requirements

Qualifications:
-Air Brake Licence              -Emergency First Aid
-Undergo Criminal Records Check                      -Must be bondable
-Must have neat appearance and excellent communication skills
*Note: The successful applicant will be required to undergo a criminal records check.

Send resume & cover letter via email to Sebastian Fralic, Collections Supervisor, at sebastian@rmrecycling.org

Applications & resumes can be also submitted in person at the Ridge Meadows Recycling Society office, 10092 – 236th Street (at the Maple Ridge Recycling Depot office).

 

3. Full-Time Process Worker (Materials Handler) Position Available

Ridge Meadows Recycling Society is looking for a Full Time Process Worker (Materials Handler) to work at the Maple Ridge Recycling Depot.

The position is full-time, as scheduled, and may include weekends. Starting rate of pay is $17.13/hour. Available immediately, please send in your application ASAP.

Tasks & Responsibilities:
-processing & sorting recyclables
-operating forklift & conveyors
-assisting the public with placing recyclables in the correct area
-general cleanup – maintain a clean worksite.
-other duties as assigned
*Note: outdoor work – applicant must be able to work in all types of weather

Preferred Education/Qualifications:
-Class 5 Driver’s Licence
-Forklift Licence
-WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) Training
-First Aid Training
*Note: The successful applicant will be required to undergo a criminal records check. 

Knowledge/Experience/Other:
-ability to work in a flexible, team environment
-good customer relation skills
-ability to follow direction and complete assigned tasks
-ability to problem solve in a constructive manner
-basic mechanical aptitude
-you will be working with co-workers with a variety of abilities
-open & flexible on daily work schedules based on day-to-day needs of the Society
-must be bondable

Send resume & cover letter via email to Adam Sanders, Supervisor, at adam@rmrecycling.org

Applications & resumes can be also submitted in person at the Ridge Meadows Recycling Society office, 10092 – 236th Street (at the Maple Ridge Recycling Depot office).

 

4. TWO Full-Time Summer Student Swamper/Sorter Positions Available

Ridge Meadows Recycling Society has two summer positions available for students scheduled to return to school in the fall. The job will start on Monday, May 17, 2021 and end on Friday, July 9, 2021 (term: 8 weeks).

Note: Two additional positions for students scheduled to return to school in the fall will start on Monday, July 5, 2021 and end on Friday, August 27, 2021 (term: 8 weeks).

All positions are full time, 35 hours/week, and pay $15.50/hour. Please send in your applications ASAP.

Tasks & Responsibilities may include:
-processing and sorting recyclable commodities
-monitoring the public drop off front line area and providing direction to the public
-general cleanup: ensuring the production area is clean and organized at all times
-picking up recycling boxes and bags at curbside and sorting into bins on the curbside truck
-delivering recycling boxes to residents
-all other duties as assigned

These activities will take place at the Maple Ridge Recycling Depot and within Maple Ridge. Applicants must be hard workers and willing to work outdoors in all types of weather. Send resume & cover letter via email to Leanne Koehn, Community Engagement, at leanne@rmrecycling.org

Applications & resumes can be also submitted in person at the Ridge Meadows Recycling Society office, 10092 – 236th Street (at the Maple Ridge Recycling Depot office). All applicants must be registered to return to school in September, 2021.

Ridge Meadows Recycling Society gratefully acknowledges the assistance of the Government of Canada through their Canada Summer Jobs Grant.

NOTE: Our employee safety is of highest importance. We have taken multiple precautions to maintain a safe working environment at the Maple Ridge Recycling Depot, including staggered work stations, regularly disinfecting surfaces and high-touch points, practicing social distancing, and encouraging regular hand-washing. Safety eyewear, gloves, and masks are available to all employees and safety guidelines will be issued and reviewed with all new employees.