Job Opportunities at Eco-Cycle
Are you passionate about preserving our natural resources?
Do you like talking with people?
Need a flexible summer job?
Join the Eco-Cycle Canvassing team in Longmont this summer!
Eco-Cycle, a recycling and Zero Waste non-profit based in Boulder and serving Boulder County, is hiring seasonal, part-time door-to-door canvassers who will work in Longmont to help the community make use of resource conversation services available to city residents. Canvassers will gain excellent experience in grassroots organizing, communication, and Community-Based Social Marketing. Canvassers will work in teams with the support of a Canvassing Coordinator, reaching residents door-to-door with information about proper Single-Stream recycling practices and other resource conservation opportunities in the City of Longmont. The ideal candidate is passionate about grassroots education, has experience canvassing and is passionate about recycling and resource conservation. Duties will also include opportunities to help out with education at tabling events.
20-30 hours per week. Schedule includes many evenings and weekend hours. Seasonal position that lasts from May through September 2013.
Applicants must have reliable transportation. Excellent communication skills are required. Spanish language skills a plus.
Multi-Family Outreach Contractor
Eco-Cycle, a recycling and Zero Waste non-profit based in Boulder County, is hiring a contractor to coordinate our Multi-Family Unit Outreach in Longmont. As a contract Eco-Cycle Multi-Family Outreach Coordinator, you will be responsible for working with apartment complexes, condo buildings and HOAs throughout Longmont to increase recycling rates and educate residents about single-stream recycling practices and other resource conservation opportunities as part of our Recycle it Right! campaign.
- Working with property managers to determine the unique recycling needs and potential barriers of each property;
- Working with residents to help coordinate and distribute campaign information; recruiting building coordinators to assist in designing building-specific programs;
- Designing educational outreach programs for each MFU that will include trainings, planning collection systems, providing recycling instructional materials and incorporating contests and events to encourage participation;
- Coordinating the posting of recycling signage at the facility;
- Providing ongoing support and follow-up aimed at increasing participation and decreasing contamination.
20 hours or less per week. Schedule is somewhat flexible and includes evenings and weekend hours. Contract position lasts from April through September 2013 with potential for extended hire.
We are looking for a detail-oriented, self-directed, motivated individual with a passion for recycling and the environment. This position requires an enthusiastic and energetic individual with stamina. Must be able to convey your passion for the environment and be able to inspire others. Must possess effective communication and organizational skills, have access to reliable transportation, and have a commitment to the environment. Proficiency in Spanish is highly desirable, as is familiarity with the Longmont community. In-depth training on recycling opportunities in Boulder County, canvass strategy and skills is provided.
CDL-B Recycling Route Driver (Boulder County)
Eco-Cycle is looking for a full-time driver for routes in Boulder County. As one of the country's leading non-profit recyclers, we offer a competitive salary and benefits after 90 days. Salary based on experience.
Routes run Mon. - Fri., some Saturdays. Must be familiar with Boulder County and not afraid to get dirty! Ability to lift up to 75 pounds and push and pull heavy dumpsters is required.
If you're willing to support our mission and represent our goals in action, apply in person at 5030 Pearl St., Boulder. Please bring current MVR.
Must have VALID CDL-B and a clean driving record!
Eco-Cycle seeks a maintenance mechanic to troubleshoot and repair processing equipment for a large recycling center in Boulder. The right individual will need to have experience with troubleshooting and repairing industrial equipment and system issues, and be able to work safely in and around processing equipment, perform field inspections, and create maintenance reports.
Candidates must be physically able to climb ladders 20+ feet from time to time and navigate repairs in varying conditions including outdoor environments exposed to the elements. Must be a self starter who is able to manage time and responsibilities. This is generally a semi-supervised position, so self-motivation and dedication to completing tasks is a must.
Able to work on and troubleshoot hydraulic equipment.
Welding and light fabrication as needed.
Able to conduct repairs on processing equipment, conveyors, forklifts, skid steer, and front loader.
Able to communicate with equipment technicians and vendors.
Able to coordinate and inspect a preventive maintenance program.
Able to work in a team motivated environment.
Basic computer skills, MS Word and MS Excel are helpful but not a must.
Physical requirements of this position include the ability to push, pull, and lift items up to 40 (+) pounds.
Organize maintenance shop and secure maintenance equipment in order to promote efficient, safe, and secure operations.
Maybe called on after hours in case of emergency.
Bilingual in Spanish a plus
Work hours may require overtime, evenings, weekends and/or holidays.
Legally authorized to work in the United States on a regular full-time basis without restrictions.
High school diploma or GED equivalent.
Valid driver’s license.
Work at the Boulder County Recycling Center
Eco-Cycle runs the Boulder County Recycling Center and employs people on the sorting lines and running equipment. Hiring for these positions is done by this company. Please contact them for current openings.
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