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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.

Positions Available – October, 2020:
1. Foreman/Supervisor (Full Time)

1. Full Time Foreman/Supervisor Position Available


Ridge Meadows Recycling Society is seeking a Foreman/Supervisor to join our management team in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Position is full-time (40 hours/week). Must be available for afternoon/evening shift (2pm – 10:30pm).

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:

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

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. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, a commitment to the Society’s goals, and an ability to be part of the management team, operating in a confidential environment. Mechanical aptitude, ability to operate forklifts, skid steer loaders, and baling equipment. Ability to repair and maintain processing equipment & collections trucks.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – ¾ time hands-on labour work, ¼ time in office
Daily supervision of employees to ensure: maximum production, efficient task completion, operate equipment as required, ensure efficient flow of commodities to processing stations from trucks, 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.  Hire, fire, evaluate & discipline staff together with the management team. Hands-on labouring work is required.

Send resume & cover letter ASAP to Kim Day, Executive Director, via email – kim(at)

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).