Job Opportunities

It takes a lot of hard work and elbow grease to keep all this collecting, sorting and recycling going.

If you would like to join our team of hardworking, dedicated staff in any of the following positions:

  • Drivers – must have a valid BC Class 5 license
  • Forklift Operators – unloading trucks, receiving materials, shipping materials
  • Warehouse Associate – sorting, shredding and baling materials

Please submit resumes by email to: jobs “at” recyclingalternative.com (replace “at” with @ symbol)


 

Job Title: Recycling Truck Driver

Terms of Employment: Permanent, Full Time. We operate 7 days per week

Salary: competitive wages, based on experience
Benefits: 50% medical/dental after 6 months; subsidized transit pass after 3 months

Skill Requirements:

  • Experience driving one-tonne cube van, or similar
  • Fluent English, written and spoken
  • Must be able to complete paperwork; Driver logbook, Vehicle Inspection Report (pre-trip/post-trip), Maintenance and repair reports, Accident or incident reports
  • Must be Bondable, willing to undergo a Criminal Records Check, Drivers Abstract (Abstract to be provided before first day worked, preferably provided upon submission of resume, or if interviewed)

Additional Requirements:

  • Must own or be able to acquire Steel Toed Boots for first day of work
  • Must have a valid class 5 drivers licence and safe driving record
  • A good knowledge of the Greater Vancouver area
  • Willing to work as a team and take direction accordingly
  • Knowledge of Recycling Industry and personal commitment to recycling an asset

Job Description: As a Recycling Alternative Driver, you will be responsible for the collection of recycled materials from businesses. You will also be responsible for the loading and unloading of materials, planning travel schedules and routes, using maps and other trip planning aids if needed, receive and relay information to central dispatcher, drive smaller, special purpose trucks, monitor vehicle performance and mechanical fitness. You will be the liaison for representing the company to our customers and therefore, customer service is of utmost importance in this role.

Please submit resumes by email to: jobs “at” recyclingalternative.com (replace “at” with @ symbol)

 

Job Title: Warehouse Forklifter and General Worker

Reporting to and taking direction from the Warehouse Floor Supervisor, the warehouse forklifter and general worker positions are responsible for maintaining the condition and flow of warehouse and materials in the warehouse and yard.

This position rotates through various tasks throughout the day such as:

Forklifting, loading and off-loading trucks, operating balers for cardboard, paper and plastics, sorting materials as required, tipping totes of materials, tote washing.

Qualifications:

  • Forklift certified ideal, but not required
  • Able to work with others and be part of the warehouse team
  • Able to communicate professionally and respectfully with co-workers
  • Able to maintain professional approach to work
  • Able to work quickly and efficiently
  • Safety conscious at all times
  • Able to think quickly and problem solve
  • Able to handle confidential and sensitive materials in a secure and professional manner

Please submit resumes by email to: jobs “at” recyclingalternative.com (replace “at” with @ symbol)