Status: Full time – Non-Exempt
Email Cover Letter & Resume to [email protected]
Eco-Cycle, Boulder’s non-profit recycler, is looking for a friendly, energetic, and positive person to join our team at the Center for Hard-to-Recycle Materials. CHaRM is a cutting-edge facility that recovers value from a wide range of unique and challenging consumer goods. This is a full-time position with generous benefits. The job is a combination of equipment operation (such as a basic baler), forklift work (experience preferred but not required), and customer service (answering questions, helping people unload their cars).
Provide direction and guidance to CHaRM customers to ensure they comply with material quality standards and to communicate the impacts of contamination
Conduct quality control of all received materials at all phases of CHaRM operations: collection, processing, and shipping.
Maintain CHaRM public drop-off lane in a safe and orderly condition
Operate a variety of material processing equipment including; balers, conveyors, forklifts, pallet jacks, etc.
Direct and assist customers as needed and be alert for safety hazards
Provide courteous and professional customer service at all times
Keep all unloading areas free of debris (CHaRM lane and commercial unloading area)
Assist self-hauling commercial customers in unloading accepted materials for processing
Maintain forklift operator’s certificate in good standing (training and certification provided by Eco-Cycle)
Perform regular basic safety checks and preventive maintenance on forklifts and CHaRM processing and materials handling equipment
Perform all of the above tasks in coordination with small yard crew by maintaining good communication and relationships with fellow Eco-Cycle staff
Other duties as assigned
Job Experience/Skills Required
A demonstrated personal commitment to our environment, to reuse/recycling, and an interest in conserving natural resources
Public facing customer service-oriented experience
Good team player – able to communicate problems and suggest practical solutions
Some general knowledge of equipment/machinery/tools
Certified forklift operator experience preferred with a clean record or other large equipment experience
Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds repeatedly
Job requires performing physical labor in a safe way and includes significant time driving a forklift daily
Job also requires working outdoors in all weather conditions in addition to working in a warehouse
Must be 18 years of age or older
This is an hourly position with a starting rate of $16.00 per hour
Fringe benefits include:
Paid time off including vacation and sick leave
7 paid holidays
Employer match for health/dental insurance and 403b retirement savings
Employer-paid life and disability insurance
Interested candidates should send an application, cover letter, and resume to [email protected] The position will remain open until filled. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.