Position: GTA Collections Driver / Process Operator
Organization: Hop Compost
Location: Brampton, GTA/Peel Region, Ontario
To support our rapid expansion, Hop is seeking a full-time employee to start immediately as a Collections Driver / Process Operator in our Brampton cleantech compost facility. The successful candidate will service Hop clients on a collection route, as well as, help support and produce Canada’s most nutrient-rich organic compost within the Hop facility.
Reporting to: Operations Lead
The Collections Driver / Process Operator helps crafts every pound of Hop's compost. Responsibilities will include; collections pick-up, client engagement, loading and offloading batches of compost, sorting food waste and picking out contaminants, screening and packaging the product, and maintaining equipment in the facility. The Collections Driver / Process Operator should be comfortable with heavy lifting, getting dirty, and being on their feet for several consecutive hours.
Being a startup, there's much more to Hop’s roles than the immediate duties, and we expect a successful candidate to advance Hop's quality and operating practices by contributing to business decisions. Days and hours may fluctuate, and Hop team members must be available to work early mornings, nights, weekends as overtime when necessary.
A successful candidate must feel at home with physical tasks and be skilled at driving; have an eye for detail and take pride in their work; exhibit a passion for teamwork; and be comfortable in fast-paced environment with plenty of change.
Hop isn’t easy, but it is very rewarding. Ready to create the future for our sustainable local food industry?
Send us your resume and a cover letter that answers:
What experience do you have with waste diversion (recycling/composting)?
Do you enjoy gardening, landscaping, or have an interest in relatable activities?
Why do you want to work for Hop?
To apply, please e-mail your resume and a brief covering letter to:
subject: GTA Driver/Operator Brampton
Application Deadline: January 16th, 2017
We’d like it if you:
Have previous experience driving a truck and/or operating machinery (forklift, telehandler, bobcat, etc)
Have a valid ON driver's license
Have previous hands-on experience in a related field (think warehouse or manufacturing work, farming, landscaping, waste management or similar)
Are passionate about sustainability, waste diversion, and ready to get dirty
Hop is a certified B Corp, committed to diversity and Living Wage standards for our team. We set out to solve the chemical growth and waste of food.
Hop built Canada’s first inner-city compost facility in Calgary, and following significant demand, expanded to Vancouver. Having operated since February 2015, Hop has saved over 4 million pounds of waste from landfill. The thing that makes us unique is our cleantech. It computerizes compost production, using live data to tweak sealed compost conditions every minute. As a result, Hop is odor free, so can operate in urban areas for unusually efficient waste hauling. In addition, Hop’s product has roughly eight times more nutrients than standard compost, enabling unusually productive crop growth for urban and organic farms.
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GoodWork ID: 43595 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Jan 11 2018