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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.

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) and pays $25/hour to start. 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(at)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).

 

Full Time Process Worker Position Available

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

The position is full-time, as scheduled, and may include weekends. Starting rate of pay $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 Sebastian Fralic, 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).

 

Full Time Swamper Position Available

Ridge Meadows Recycling Society has a Swamper position available immediately.

The position is full time (40 hours/week) and pays $15.55/hour to start. Hours are Monday to Friday, 6:30am – 3pm with possible overtime. Please send in your application ASAP.

Tasks & Responsibilities:
-Ensure efficient pickup of commodities placed curbside
-Lift & empty all recycling bags & boxes into truck bins
-Sort all recyclable commodities into appropriate bins
-Return boxes to appropriate location
-Processing materials at the Recycling Depot (as required)
-Clean-up & maintenance as directed.
-Able to perform physical labour such as lifting, bending & running
-Able to work in all weather conditions
-Understand and adhere to safety requirements

*Note: Individuals will be required to do repetitive lifting and work outdoors in all weather conditions. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a criminal records check.

Send resume & cover letter via email to Sebastian Fralic, 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).