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Recycling Advocate

Company: Waste Connections
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Waste Connections has an immediate position open for a Recycling Advocate in Vancouver, WA. The schedule for this position will be Monday-Friday 6:00am-2:30pm. Rate of pay is $20.40/HRWho Are We?WASTE CONNECTIONS, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) is not only the best waste services company in North America, it is also an amazing place to realize your potential, make decisions, have your voice heard, and partner with extremely hard working and passionate people! We seek servant leaders, mentors, top performers, and fun people. At Waste Connections, we value each individual's unique background, experience, and passion to make us a great place to work. Why you need to join us!* CULTURE: It's a Great place to work! We work in an environment where empowered, self-directed all-stars know what they do is important.* INTEGRITY: Our definition is "saying what you will do and then doing it!" We keep our promises to our customers and our employees.* RESPECT: We show respect for our customers and fellow employees. Respect for ourselves grows through all the hard work and great service we provide to the communities we are privileged to serve.Waste Connections of Washington, Inc. is currently hiring for a Recycling Advocate to join our team in Vancouver, WA as part of our contractual obligations with the City of Vancouver.Job Description:The Recycling Advocate will focus on the new curbside contamination reduction plan. This position will be visiting residential homes and apartment complexes to spread awareness and improve overall quality of recyclable materials in Clark County.

  • Visiting assigned areas on collection day and placing informational tags on recycling carts.
  • Delivering educational materials, inventorying, and surveying at apartment complexes.
  • Accurately collecting data and other information.
  • Responding to questions and concerns of the public in a professional, friendly, and respectful manner.
  • Tabling at events on the weekends and assisting other staff with small projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.Qualifications:
    • Familiarity with the Clark County region and recycling practices.
    • Ability to make judgement calls to maintain safety while walking and driving along streets.
    • Ability to work outdoors in varying weather conditions.
    • Ability to walk long distances and up and down numerous flights of stairs.
    • Ability to drive a vehicle for long durations of time.
    • Ability to lift up to 25lb-boxes and other equipment using proper lifting techniques.
    • Must have a valid driver's license, proof of auto insurance, and a good driving record.Logistics:
      • 40 hour work-week.
      • Occasional evening and weekend work may be required.To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at www.wasteconnections.com . Application information and additional instructions can be found once you select your position of interest. We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term & short term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future".Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran)

Keywords: Waste Connections, Vancouver , Recycling Advocate, Other , Vancouver, Washington

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