Recycling Specialist

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From $20 an hour

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Pulled from the full job description
Flexible schedule
Wellness program

Full Job Description

  • Kelowna Recycling is a fast growing and industry leader in the recyclables industry. Located in downtown Kelowna and servicing municipalities all over Southern B.C. We are green focused company where you can be proud to be part of the team! Please visit our website to find more information on who we are and what we do.

Recycling Specialist

We are looking for a recyclables sorter/processor that will also provide coverage for inside sales (Retail) and will be based out of our facility located in downtown Kelowna. The job holder will be responsible for grading & sorting recyclables, getting product ready for shipping, and working with the public and other staff, with a friendly and positive attitude.

This role is ideal for a student who is looking for fulltime right now and will want part time during the school months. The perfect individual likes to work in a high paced environment and can multi-task and prioritize their day.


-Receive products from public and sort these into groups of recyclables

-Package recyclables and prepare them for shipping

-Provide deliveries and pick-ups to/from local businesses

-Retail battery sales – ability to operate point of sale computer and debit machine

-Ensure property, facilities, and equipment are clean and in good working order

-Communicate with customers/public to ensure they receive service/advice on recycling programs available

-Able to stand/be on your feet for long periods of time

-Experience in grading metals and other commodities would be a great asset

-Experience/knowledge in working with B.C. recycling programs would be an asset

-Knowledgeable about general safety practices


Employees are required to:

-Work in an outdoor (25%) & indoor environment (75%) in all weather conditions

-Must be physically fit – able to handle bulky and heavy items (up to 75Lbs+-) in a hands-on environment

-Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize tasks, and provide friendly customer service


-Training provided i.e.WHIMIS, Forklift Operator

-Competitive Wages

-Positive work environment (We are hiring because we are growing, not because we are losing staff due to any other reason)

-Year-Round non-cyclical job security

-Healthcare Spending Account

*Thank you for your interest. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time/Part-time, Permanent

Starting Salary: $20.00 per hour

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From $20.00 per hour


  • Flexible schedule
  • Wellness program


  • 8 hour shift
  • Weekend availability

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