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*Green Action Centre seeks Compost Courier (Driver/Cyclist) for Social Enterprise Operations*
*Position Description: * Green Action Centre seeks an independent and energetic individual who is a proficient driver and cyclist to assist the weekly operations of our social enterprise, Compost Winnipeg.
*Background: * Green Action Centre is non-profit, non-governmental organization, based in Winnipeg and serving Manitoba. We promote greener living through environmental education and encourage practical green solutions for homeowners, workplaces, schools and communities. We recently launched the social enterprise Compost Winnipeg, a fee for service operation that offers compost collection services to offices, food vendors and households in Winnipeg.
*Responsibilities: * In cooperation with other Green Action Centre staff, the Compost Courier has the following duties and responsibilities:
- Pick-up, weighing and tracking of organic waste from Compost Winnipeg customers; - General customer service; - Cleaning and maintenance of compost collection bins as required; - Transportation of organic waste to composting facilities; - Promotion of Compost Winnipeg services to potential customers; - Regular communication and logistics planning with the Compost Winnipeg project manager; and - Other duties, as assigned.
*Qualifications: * Must be reliable and able to work without close supervision. Key qualifications include:
- Organized, punctual, responsible and self-disciplined; - Good communication skills; - Able to work well with others; - Valid driver’s license; - Competent driver with clean driving record; - Competent cyclist; - Ability to consistently and safely lift 25 kilograms; - Available to work Tuesday - Friday 8:00AM – 3:30PM; and - Knowledge of composting or willingness to learn.
*Date: * Starts Tuesday June 20, 2017.
*Term: * This is a permanent position with the possibility of increased hours.
*Remuneration: * Begins at $15 per hour (28 hours per week).
*Additional Information:* This position reports to the Compost Winnipeg Project Manager. A criminal record check will be required.
*Deadline: * Resume and cover letter must be received by 4:00 PM CDT, Tuesday June 6, 2017.
*To Apply:* Submit a resume and cover letter to Kelly Kuryk email@example.com. Digital applications are preferred. Printed applications can be dropped off or mailed to our office (Green Action Centre 303 Portage Ave, 3rd Floor, Winnipeg MB, R3B 2B4).
*No phone calls please.*
*Visit: * www.compostwinnipeg.ca and www.greenactioncentre.ca for more information.