Solid Waste & Recycling


Peace River seeks recycling centre manager

The Peace Citizens' Recycling Society (PCRS) in Peace River, Alberta, is looking to hire a Recycling Center Manager...

The Peace Citizens’ Recycling Society (PCRS) in Peace River, Alberta, is looking to hire a Recycling Center Manager.


Under general supervision, coordinates and supervises the operations of the Facility’s recycling center including receiving, sorting, crushing and baling materials; identifies buyers, and arranges for the sale and pick-up of recyclable materials; and performs other related work as assigned. Supervises Recycling Workers and volunteer workers.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

Working Knowledge of:

The techniques, equipment and tools used in the operation of a recycling center or material processing facility.

The various materials that can be collected and recycled, and the ways in which they are marketed.

Standard cash management procedures.

Some knowledge of local, Provincial and Federal environmental regulations, which govern storage and handling of recyclable materials and hazardous waste.

Demonstrated Skill to:

Effectively and safely operate equipment used in recycling operations, including forklifts and loaders.

Perform routine preventative maintenance of typical recycling center equipment.

Demonstrated Ability to:

Plan, coordinate, direct and review the work of others.

Effectively train others to safely and correctly perform their jobs and in technical procedures, techniques and skills.

Resolves technical and customer relations problems as appropriate for the situation.

Prepare and maintain accurate records, logs, orders and reports.

Act in a courteous and diplomatic manner with individuals contacted on the job.

Supervise and work with people having learning and/or mental disabilities.

Perform physical tasks involving occasional bending, lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling of heavy weights up to approximately 75 pounds.

Willingness to work in extreme weather conditions and weekend work as required.

Use personal computer applications such as word processing, desk top publishing and presentation software and maintain a website.

For more details, download the entire job posting in pdf format. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate has been found.

Please contact or forward resum to:

Peace Citizens Recycling Society
Box 6104
Peace River, AB T8S 1S1
Phone: 780-624-2751

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