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Zero Waste Associate

Company: Resource Central
Location: Boulder
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Job Title: Zero Waste Associate Employer: Resource Central; Boulder, COJob Status: Full-time, non-exemptReports to: Zero Waste ManagerAbout Resource Central:We're an award-winning nonprofit based in Boulder determined to make conservation so simple that people don't even realize they're doing it. Founded in 1976, our innovative programs in water, energy, and waste have helped more than 700,000 people improve their homes, conserve natural resources, and save money. Learn more at: with a commitment to incorporating diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility practices and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with people from a range of social, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.Job Summary:The Zero Waste Associate is passionate about helping people conserve resources that would otherwise be discarded. This position involves working as part of the Zero Waste Team in evaluating, itemizing, picking up, and stocking household and construction material donations. The Zero Waste Associate strives to make our materials reuse program a national model in construction and demolition materials diversion. This is a full-time role based in Boulder, Colorado, and includes a comprehensive list of benefits including health insurance, dental, paid time-off, retirement savings, RTD Eco-Pass, and more. Be part of a high-impact, rapidly growing nonprofit that's making a difference in Colorado.This is a full-time position with great flexibility. The salary is $20 an hour and Resource Central provides tremendous benefits including health, dental, vision, life insurance, a 403b retirement plan with match, generous paid time off and paid holiday offerings, wellness benefit reimbursement, a free bus pass, and more!Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performs materials pickups consisting of driving medium-duty vehicles and trailers to load/unload customer materials donations
  • Processes, prices, and stocks incoming materials donations
  • Maintains clean and tidy vehicles including daily equipment/vehicle organization and cleaning- reports any vehicle maintenance concerns to the Zero Waste Manager
  • Assists the Zero Waste Coordinator in donation tracking and reporting
  • Assists the Zero Waste Coordinator in Evaluating potential donations
  • Ensures a high level of operational efficiency in our external waste diversion efforts
  • Provides an exceptionally high level of customer service to our customers
  • Ensures that all vehicle safety procedures are adhered toAdditional Responsibilities:
    • Proactively seeks to grow our impact via nurturing external relationships
    • Assists Zero Waste Coordinator and/or Manager with site walkthroughs, scheduling, and regulating the workflow of materials pickups
    • Supports our floor sales staff as needed
    • Other duties as assigned
    • Cultivates a strong sense of diversity, equity, and inclusionQualifications and Requirements:
      • Exceptional customer service skills
      • Ability to routinely lift 75lbs
      • Basic construction materials and tool knowledge
      • High level of integrity and accountability
      • Valid driver's license (with clean motor vehicle record)
      • Experience driving mid-sized vehicles (box trucks, utility trucks, trailers) preferredCandidates will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. We look forward to hearing from you!Resource Central is dedicated to equal employment opportunities. We provide equal opportunities to all individuals based on job-related qualifications and ability to perform a job, without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, military status, gender expression, genetic information or any other classification protected by state or local law. It is our policy to maintain a non-discriminatory environment free from intimidation, harassment, or bias based on these grounds. Requirements:PI212202936

Keywords: Resource Central, Boulder , Zero Waste Associate, Other , Boulder, Colorado

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