Position: Field Services Specialist, First Nations
Organization: Recycle BC
Location: British Columbia
Join the dynamic Recycle BC team as our Field Services Specialist, First Nations! You will be working closely with First Nation communities across British Columbia to develop and improve collection of recyclable materials.
The Field Services Specialist, First Nations is a shared resource between Recycle BC and the First Nations Recycling Initiative (FNRI) program which involves ten product stewardship agencies in BC.
As part of the Recycle BC team, the Field Services Specialist, First Nations will work to establish new collection services for waste packaging and paper product (PPP) as well as assist with maintaining existing collection programs in First Nations communities. Key responsibilities include working alongside Recycle BC to collaborate with Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) and their consultants on new collection service opportunities in under-serviced areas of BC.
In facilitating the shared collection of recyclable material through the FNRI program, the Field Services Specialist, First Nations will work with the ten participating agencies to deliver activities such as collection round-up events, promotion and education opportunities, community recycling awareness and community outreach.
Desired Skills and Experience:
About Recycle BC:
Launched in 2014, Recycle BC (previously Multi-Material BC) is a not-for-profit organization that oversees residential packaging and paper product recycling throughout British Columbia, working in partnership with more than 160 collection and post-collection partners.
Recycle BC is considered a best-practice model for residential recycling. The Recycle BC program is funded by the businesses that supply packaging and paper to BC residents, shifting recycling costs away from residents. It is Canada’s only 100% industry funded extended producer responsibility (EPR) program for residential recycling.
For more information on Recycle BC, please visit our website!
About the First Nations Recycling Initiative (FNRI):
In British Columbia, recycling programs are managed by a number of stewardship agencies who offer cost-neutral solutions for recycling. Ten of these agencies have come together to create a project specifically relevant to First Nations who are interested in starting recycling programs in their communities.
Participating stewardship agencies are: Recycle BC; Electronic Products Recycling Association (EPRA); Tire Stewardship BC; Electro Recycle - Small Appliance and Power Tool Recycling Program; Health Products Stewardship Association; Major Appliance Recycling Roundtable; Outdoor Power Equipment Institute of Canada; Canadian Battery Association, Call2Recycle, and Encorp Pacific Return-It.
Learn more about the First Nations Recycling Initiative here!
About Life at Recycle BC:
We offer competitive base salaries and an exciting total rewards package that includes professional development benefit, personal wellness benefit, an RRSP matching program, bonus program, paid time off, and extensive health/dental/paramedical group benefits coverage.
Please send your resume and cover letter demonstrating why you would be a great fit as the Field Services Specialist, First Nations to email@example.com by August 6, 2019. Please indicate clearly in the subject line which role you are applying for. We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
Recycle BC is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an interview, please advise if you require accommodation or assistance.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jul 12 2019 ID: 54168