Community Recycling Program Associate Job Application

Job Description:

The Community Recycling Program Associate will be the primary contact at the Kansas City Recycling Center. This individual will lead help patrons unload recyclables from vehicles, train and manage volunteers, educate residents about recycling issues, and ensure that non-recyclable items are not placed in the bins. 

  • Ability to oversee the operation of one of three community recycling centers for minimum of 20 hours each month (the recycling centers are open Wednesday through Saturday, the work site and the associate's work days may vary.) 
  • Excellent customer services skills; providing an outgoing, welcoming and helpful presence
  • Broad environmental knowledge is helpful, but commitment to helping citizen 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 assist patrons in transferring recycling containers weighing up to 40 pounds from cars to recycling collection bins.
  • Reliable transportation to and from recycling center sites. 
  • Must have a phone that can receive texts and take photos. 
  • Must be willing to work outside in all kinds of weather. 
  • Must be able to speak and read English. 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age. 
  • Basic computer skills. 

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