Job Opportunities at Eco-Cycle
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Environmental Educator for Eco-Cycle's School Recycling and Environmental Education Program
Eco-Cycle, administrator of the award-winning Boulder County School Recycling and Environmental Education Program, is seeking an environmental educator for presentations on a wide variety of environmental topics in K-12th grade classrooms. (A full description of the program is available on Eco-Cycle’s website at http://ecocycle.org/schools).
The current opening is for a part-time educator, moving into a full-time position with benefits in a few weeks.
- Daily presentations on a wide variety of environmental topics for K-12th grade students using classroom, field trip and assembly formats
- Assist with: a. phone surveys, web research and mailings b. preparation of fliers, reports, letters, etc. c. monitoring school progress in collection of recyclables and compostables d. tabling, lunchroom monitoring and other outreach for Green Star (Zero Waste) Schools e. assistance with special projects f. help sort books for the Children’s Used Book Project
- Miscellaneous duties such as purchasing supplies, delivering materials to schools, maintenance and cleaning of program equipment
- Dedication to environmental work
- Experience teaching in a classroom setting
- Love of working with children, including a wide range of ages
- Writing and computer skills
- Ability to organize time well and be flexible with changing tasks
- Reliable vehicle to provide own transport to schools (mileage paid)
- Enjoy wearing costumes, including an elf and a superhero
WORKING CONDITIONS AND BENEFITS:
- Part-time position does not include benefits, full-time position includes benefits
- Leave-without-pay, June through August, annually
- Mileage reimbursement for daily use of own car to give presentations and make deliveries to schools
- All program preparation and driving time is included as part of paid hours
- Job requires lifting loads up to 50 pounds, carrying materials up and down stairs, transferring materials in and out of a car or other vehicle
HOW TO APPLY:
CHaRM Saturday Cashier Position – available immediately
Eco-Cycle's Center for Hard-to-Recycle Materials (CHaRM) in Boulder is looking for a part-time cashier to staff our drive-up window on Saturdays. Shift will be on a regular schedule, Saturdays only, from 8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Applicants who are also available to substitute occasionally for weekday shifts are preferred.
Saturdays are the busiest day of the week at the CHaRM. Applicants must be dependable, self-directed and have excellent customer service skills. Ability to work and communicate as a member of a team is paramount. The successful applicant will be able to complete transactions accurately, at an efficient pace, and most importantly, with a smile. Previous cashier experience and familiarity with Eco-Cycle and recycling in general are also valued. Pay is $14/hour, or as qualifications warrant. Applicants must be available for training during the week (approximately 10 hours of training over the course of a week prior to starting Saturday shifts, times flexible). Please email a current resume to .
CHaRM Cashier (part-time)
Eco-Cycle's Center for Hard-to-Recycle Materials (CHaRM) in Boulder is looking for a part-time cashier to staff our drive-up window . Work will be on a regular schedule of Friday afternoon from 1:00 to 5:15 and Saturday from 8:45 to 5:15.
Applicants who are also available to substitute occasionally for other cashiers are preferred. Applicants must be dependable, self-directed and have excellent customer service skills. Previous cashier experience and familiarity with Eco-Cycle and recycling in general are also valued. Pay level starts at $12/hour, or as qualifications warrant. Applicants must be available to begin work during the week of October 10.
Recycling Route Driver (Boulder County)
Eco-Cycle is accepting applications for a (class B) Recycling Route Driver position. (CDL-B)
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 Tues. - Sat. 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, respond to this posting.
Must have VALID CDL- B license and a clean driving record! You may be asked to provide a current Motor Vehicle Record.
Qualified Applicants ONLY may contact Rodger at Eco-Cycle. You must complete our Driver Application. See also: https://www.ecocycle.org and http://ecocycle.org/careers to find out more about what an awesome, environmental non-profit Eco-Cycle is!
Maintenance Welder/Mechanic – Boulder, CO
Eco-Cycle requires a permanent, full-time Maintenance Welder/Helper to support the maintenance department in their aim to efficiently maintain equipment and facilities. The position is based in Boulder County. The ideal candidate will possess a positive frame of mind, cooperative team approach, and the ability to function well within a diverse maintenance team. Additional characteristic skills include a proactive and adaptive approach towards managing maintenance projects, proper attendance, and dependability. Being bilingual in Spanish is extremely helpful and a positive asset.
The key element to this position is maintaining and repairing processing equipment using knowledge of mechanical assembly, preventive maintenance, and welding skills to assure optimal operation.This role will work the second shift from 3:30pm to 12:00am with occasional overtime, supporting the company’s senior maintenance staff as required.
Complete intermediate level welding and maintenance work requiring welding with good precision
Experience in industrial maintenance fieldwith the ability to work on repairing processing equipment, conveyor belts, and hydraulic equipment.
Preventive Maintenance and repair assistance with forklifts, skid steer, and front loaders.
Provide general help to (Mechanics, Welders, etc.) in their efforts to maintain company equipment and vehicles
Ability to prepare and maintain maintenance documentation and maintenance log.
Maintain the general cleanup of shop area and assist with cleanup projects as needed.
Required to work overtime hours, one or two Saturdays per month as needed.
At least 2-5 years of diverse welding experience on various sized equipment and materials, including fabrication and adjustment related welding
Extensive experience maintaining and servicing mechanical equipment such as cars, light trucks and/or heavy equipment. Must be capable of conducting basic repairs and be able to take direction from red seal mechanics on tasks
Experienced with metal fabrication and adjustment
Sound knowledge of mechanical machinery and the tools used to maintain them
Ability to operate a variety of hand tools and power tools
Ability to operate small and large equipment such as forklifts, skid steer loaders and a man lift is an asset.
The right candidate must be physically fit, able to climb ladders 20+ feet from time to time, lifting up to 40lbs, and navigating repairs in varying conditions including outdoor environments exposed to the elements.
WORKING CONDITIONS AND WAGE:
Working in an industrial plant with Indoor and outdoor conditions throughout the year in Boulder, Co
Second shift hours from 3:30pm to 12:00am, M-F
Starting Wage: $16 - $18 per hour (depending on experience) one or two Saturdays per month required with eligibility for overtime work based on employment standards rates
Eligible for benefits after 3 months of service
HOW TO APPLY
E-mail your resume to Eco-Cycle's General Mailbox with “Maintenance-Welder-Mechanic” in the subject line. We are an equal opportunity employer and thank you for your interest. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Canvassers in Denver - Eco-Cycle's Zero Waste Denver Campaign
Denver has one of the WORST recycling rates in the nation. We're hiring paid canvassers to get hundreds of Denver residents signed up for curbside recycling and composting service. Our goal is to boost Denver's 20 percent recycling and composting rate and make Denver a national sustainability leader.
As paid canvasser, you'll train with Eco-Cycle and the City of Denver to become the ultimate Zero Waste advocate.
JOB DETAILS TRAINING:
September 7, 2017 5:30-7:30 pm Canvass neighborhoods with compost routes and low recycling participation rates like Montbello, Green Valley Ranch, Barnum, Sun Valley, Congress Park and more!
$300 for the first 100 homes surveyed signed up
- $299 for an additional 100 homes
Must be a US Citizen or resident with a SSN
- Must fill out a W2 to have temporary employment with Eco-Cycle
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 Leadpoint USA. Please contact them for current openings.
Leadpoint USA: www.leadpointusa.com, 1-800-552-3136