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Please send all resumes and cover letters to [email protected]

Interested in joining the Scotia Recycling team? Please view our available openings in Nova Scotia or New Brunswick below.

Scotia Recycling is an equal opporunity employer in Atlantic Canada. We specialize in the collection, processing, sales, and brokerage of recyclable materials. Scotia Security Shredding is a division of Scotia Recycling that specializes in paper shredding and secure document desctruction. If you have any questions about a position, please email us!

Accounting Assistant – Accounts Payable

Accounting Assistant – Accounts Payable

Scotia Recycling Limited (SRL), a member of the Scotia Investments Limited (SIL) family of companies, is an operator of Atlantic Canada's leading recycling facilities located in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland. With an approximate workforce of 200 dedicated employees, we specialize in the collection, processing, sales, and brokerage of recyclable materials, and are a proven industry leader that have been in operation since 1976.

We are currently looking to hire a skilled Accounting Assistant - Accounts Payable, to join our team based in scenic Hantsport, Nova Scotia. This position is open to candidates seeking a flexible work arrangement, as a significant portion of this role can be performed remotely. As there is a requirement to work from the Hantsport location on a regular basis you must live within reasonable commuting distance.

Reporting directly to the Controller, Scotia Recycling, the Accounting Assistant – Accounts Payable will be responsible for the following:

Primary Accountabilities

  • Tracking all payments and expenditures, including payroll, purchase orders, invoices, and statements
  • Reconciling processed payments through verification of entries and other supporting documents to balances
  • Maintaining the accuracy of historical data and records
  • Providing support in audit and tax preparation
  • Verifying expense reports and preparing paychecks for employees
  • Correspondence with all creditors and vendors regarding payment schedules, outstanding credits, and other finance-related inquiries
  • Preparing an analysis of accounts and other monthly reports
  • Continuous improvement of the payment process

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education in a related field
  • 3-5 years of Accounts Payable experience
  • Self-starter who demonstrates initiative, strives to meet deadlines, accepts responsibility, and works with a minimum of supervision. Ability to work well in a team environment where multi-tasking is a necessity
  • Understanding of general accounting policies and procedures
  • Outstanding knowledge of MS Office; and accounting systems

To Apply:

Please merge your cover letter and resume into one document when applying. In the subject line, include the position you are applying for followed by your name. As this is a position of trust, the successful applicant will be required to pass a background check which includes criminal record, credit and reference checks.

If you are interested in pursuing this exciting opportunity, please submit your application to [email protected] no later than 5PM March 25th, 2022

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Full-time General Labour / Recycling Sorter - Kentville, NS

General Labour / Recycling Sorter

Scotia Recycling Limited, Atlantic Canada's leading paper recycling facility is seeking a conscientious, personable individual to join their Kentville, Nova Scotia team. This is a temporary position with an opportunity for a full-time position with benefits. Scotia Recycling Ltd. is a committed to protecting our environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Load, unload, sort and move recyclables and materials by hand on sort-line. Standing up to two hours at a time.
  • Load, unload, sort and move recyclables and material with material handling equipment.
  • Must be able to complete medium work (up to 50lbs).
  • Must be able to do light work at a fast pace.
  • Good housekeeping skills are required.


Education and/or experience:

  • Must be safety conscious
  • Friendly and courteous interaction with coworkers and contractors
  • Ability to work in hot and cold weather
  • Possesses good hand/eye coordination.
  • Attention to detail with strong organizational skills
  • Capable of multitasking and working in a fast paced team environment
  • Mobile equipment (forklift, skid-steer, etc.) experience/certification is an asset but not a requirement.

We offer an industry competitive hourly wage & benefits package. If you are interested in this challenging opportunity to work in a job that helps to protect the environment, please submit a complete resume to: [email protected]

See below for the number of Jobs available at our SRL Kentville Facility located at 110 Donald Hiltz Connector Rd., Kentville, NS B4N 0C8:

Day Shift

7:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Jobs Available: 1

Afternoon Shift

3:30 PM – Midnight

Jobs Available: 6

Overnight Shift

11:30 PM – 7:30 AM

Jobs Available: 6

Scotia Recycling is an equal opportunity organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please no phone calls.

Operator - Full-time - Truro, NS

Are you looking for a full-time, hands-on and challenging position with benefits? Scotia Recycling Limited, Atlantic Canada's leading paper recycling facility is seeking a Mobile Equipment Operator to join their Truro, Nova Scotia team on the Day Shift.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Sort, load/unload, and move recyclables and materials by hand or with material handling equipment
  • Friendly and courteous interaction with coworkers and contractors
  • Good housekeeping skills
  • Be punctual and attend work regularly

 

Experience/Skills:

  • Holds safety as a personal value and will make suggestions for improvement
  • Mobile equipment (forklift, skid-steer, etc.) experience is required; certification is an asset but not a requirement
  • Ability to work standing for up to 2 hours at a time
  • Must be able to complete light to medium work (up to 50lbs)
  • Ability to work in hot and cold weather
  • Possesses good hand/eye coordination and attention to detail
  • Capable of multitasking and working in a fast-paced team environment
  • Wants to do a job that helps to create a better environment for their community

 

We offer an industry competitive hourly wage & benefits package to full-time staff. If you are interested in this challenging opportunity to work in a job that helps to protect the environment, please submit a complete resume to:

 

Email: [email protected]

Fax: (902) 684-0046

 

Deadline to submit a resume is: Sunday, November 7, 2021. However, we will be conducting interviews prior to this date so apply ASAP.  Please no phone calls or inquiries.

 

Scotia Recycling Limited is an equal opportunity organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

 

 

Safety Coordinator - Full-time - Hantsport or Dartmouth, NS

Scotia Recycling Limited, Atlantic Canada's leading paper recycling facility is seeking a highly motivated Occupational Health & Safety Coordinator to join their growing team.  This is a Full-time permanent position and will be located in Dartmouth and/or Hantsport, Nova Scotia.

As the selected candidate, you will be assisting in the completion of a variety of safety related tasks for our operations in NB, NL and NS. Your responsibilities will include but not limited to: reviewing the Safety Program in its entirety and identify areas of improvement, errors or contradiction. Create additional sub-programs and/or add information to existing programs, and managing the Contractor Safety Program. Ensures all existing policy’s language and direction matches the Safety Program. Review Safety Certified and COR Audit, conduct gap assessment and create a plan for improvement. Update Safe Operating Procedures, conduct inspections, hazard assessments evaluating controls, improving processes, data entry and file management. All other duties assigned by supervisor that are safe and reasonable.

Qualifications:                                              

  • Post-secondary education at the college or university level in Occupational Health & Safety or equivalent experience.
  • 2-3 years of proven experience in an OHS role.
  • CRSP designation would be considered an asset.
  • Possess excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office applications
  • Must be motivated, detail orientated, highly organized and able to multitask
  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal/written)
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced environment

Scotia Recycling offers an industry competitive salary, full benefits package and an opportunity for long-term professional development and career growth. If you are interested in this challenging opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter by November 7, 2021 to: [email protected]

 

Scotia Recycling is an equal opportunity organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Supervisor (Shift Supervisor/Leadhand) - Full-time - Kentville, NS

Scotia Recycling Limited, Atlantic Canada's leading paper recycling company is seeking a Supervisor to join their Kentville, Nova Scotia, team. This is a permanent, full-time position on the afternoon shift (3:30 pm – midnight).

Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Supervisor’s primary responsibilities include the daily management and coordination of the plant operations including production, inventory and maintenance while ensuring compliance with all labour, safety, environmental and corporate policies and regulations.

Additional Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead, motivate and supervise a team on day-to-day production activities while ensuring safety of people.
  • Drive efficient processing of incoming recyclable materials while maintaining end product quality standards.
  • Organize warehouse and coordinate tasks/activities
  • Must be safety conscious and lead by example
  • Ability to work in hot and cold weather
  • Load, unload, sort and move products and materials by hand or with material handling equipment, as required to support team
  • Scale House and Administrative duties as required

Minimum Knowledge and Skills Required:                                                          

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in a supervisory role including production planning and equipment maintenance responsibilities.
  • Post-secondary education or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent leader with time management and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrates appropriate interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Attention to detail with strong organizational and leadership skills.
  • Must be able to complete hands-on, medium to heavy duty work with good housekeeping skills
  • Computer skills: working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Possesses a degree of mechanical knowledge and be comfortable with trouble shooting industrial equipment problems while interacting with related trades, such as mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, etc.
  • Experience operating mobile equipment (forklift, skid-steer or loader) is an asset
  • Must hold and maintain a valid Class 5 drivers’ license.

Scotia Recycling offers an industry competitive compensation package and an opportunity for long-term professional development and career growth. If you are interested in this challenging opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter by November 7, 2021, to: [email protected]

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates legal to work in Canada and are under consideration will be contacted; no telephone calls, please.