ReCYCLING Attendant TEMPORARY (up to 12 month) POSITION

In an effort to support and encourage recycling activities, the Regional District is seeking an individual to work at the recycling depot located at the Smithers/Telkwa Transfer Station on a temporary basis. An interest in recycling is a benefit although all necessary training will be provided onsite.

The hours of operation of the Smithers/Telkwa Transfer Station recycling depot are Monday through Friday 8:00am to 6:00pm, Saturday and Sunday 10:00am to 6:00pm and closed Statutory holidays. 

The successful candidate will work under an averaging agreement, 7 days on (Monday through Sunday) followed by 7 days off, for a total of 66 hours every two weeks.  This posting is a temporary, full-time position for up to 12 months. (there may be flexibility in these hours if needed).   The Regional District offers a competitive wage. 

The duties of the Recycling Attendant will be:

o   Attending to the recycling & reuse program at the Smithers/Telkwa Transfer Station

o   Interact with and educate the public in regard to the Recycle BC depot program

o   Monitoring and correct the sorting of recyclables to minimize contamination levels

o   Other duties as assigned

Skills that the Recycling Attendant should possess:

    • Good public relations and conflict resolution skills
    • Be physically fit and enjoy working outdoors in all weather conditions
    • Ability to operate a small tractor with pellet forks
    • Be safety conscious
    • An ability to keep an organized and clean and tidy facility

Resumes which include a detailed description of relevant experience will be accepted until 3:00pm, Friday, July 19, 2019 at the Regional District office in Burns Lake.  Please indicate on your resume that you are applying for the Smithers/Telkwa Temporary Recycling Attendant position. Resumes may be dropped off to our office at 37-3rd Ave in Burns Lake, mailed to RDBN, Box 820, Burns Lake, BC  V0J 1E0, faxed to 250-692-1220 or emailed to and should be addressed to Janette Derksen, Deputy Director of Environmental Services.