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Part-time Community Recycling Center Associate

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Job purpose:

  • The Community Recycling Program Associate will be the primary contact at the Community Recycling Center, leading the public in recycling procedures, managing, training and preparing volunteers, providing educational and informational resources to the recycling community, and keeping contamination of the drop-off containers below 2%.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Open, close, and staff the center as defined in the City contract
  • Provide direction and instruction to residents regarding their recycling items
  • Monitor recycling material containers to remove undesirable material and maximize capacity
  • Check in, train, and manage volunteers
  • Prepare brief reports and daily worksheet as needed
  • Follow all safety protocols and alert Community Recycling Program Manger to new safety issues
  • Represent BTG and maintain positive interactions with the public and project partners
  • Participate in BTG all staff events and meetings as required
  • Other job-related duties as requested and subject to reasonable accommodation


  • Able to work 16 to 26 hours per week, occasionally on short notice
  • Excellent customer service skills; providing an outgoing, welcoming and helpful presence
  • Broad environmental knowledge is helpful, but commitment to helping citizens live more environmentally sensitive lives and eagerness to learn how to do this is most important
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently
  • Able to do diligent physical work all day and to lift 40 pounds
  • Must have a phone that can receive texts and take photos
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be able to speak and read English
  • Basic Computer skills Working condition
  • Working outside in extremes of heat, cold, wind, and rain
  • Heavy lifting, bending, and carrying

Salary & Benefits:

  • Starting pay: $13.00/hour
  • Bridging The Gap is an equal opportunity employer and understands the value of having a team with a diversity of experiences and perspectives to optimize our potential for compassion, collaboration, creativity and excellence in service. BTG encourages minorities, women, veterans and individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.


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