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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!

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: 0

Afternoon Shift

3:30 PM – Midnight

Jobs Available: 1

Overnight Shift

11:30 PM – 7:30 AM

Jobs Available: 0

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.

Facility Supervisor - Kentville, NS

 

Employment Opportunity

Scotia Recycling Limited, Atlantic Canada's leading paper recycling facility is seeking a Facility Supervisor to join their Kentville, Nova Scotia team. This is a permanent, full-time position.

Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Facility Supervisor’s primary responsibilities include the daily management and coordination of facility operations including production, inventory, logistics and maintenance while ensuring compliance with all labour, safety, environmental and corporate policies and regulations. The incumbent is ultimately responsible for all facility operations in which he/she must foster an environment of high integrity and continuous improvement in all functional areas.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Lead, motivate and supervise a team with facility production on day to day activities to ensure the safe and efficient maintenance of people, equipment and facilities.
  • Ensure the efficient processing of incoming recyclable materials while maintaining end product quality standards.
  • Direct, train, coach and mentor staff to ensure performance targets are being met.
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the daily operations.
  • Prepare management reporting as required including recommendations to Management on how to improve safety, productivity, quality and efficiency.
  • Assist in creating yearly budgets to ensure the long-term viability of the facility.
  • Ensure preventative maintenance and repairs of all material handling systems and equipment to minimize downtime.
  • Monitors, documents and reports daily and monthly inventory and production counts for loose and baled materials.

Minimum Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in a supervisory role with demonstrated experience in production planning, logistics and equipment maintenance.
  • Post secondary education and/or professional designation in a related field or equivalent experience.
  • The ideal candidate would have a strong degree of mechanical knowledge and be comfortable with trouble shooting problems and interacting with other trades, such as mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, etc.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.
  • Knowledge and application of provincial safety, environmental and labour regulations.
  • The ideal candidate will be results driven and will lead by example, demonstrating to their employees the enthusiasm and dedication required to complete the work.
  • Excellent interpersonal, teambuilding and oral/written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels within the organization.
  • Strong financial and analytical skills.
  • Solid computer skills with proficiency in the use of MS Office and related software.
  • Experience in a recycling, material recovery or material handling facility is an asset.
  • Experience operating mobile equipment (forklift and skid-steer) is an asset.
  • Must hold and maintain a valid Class 5 drivers’ license.

Scotia Recycling offers an industry competitive salary 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 February 23, 2020 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.

 

Facility Supervisor - Truro, NS

Employment Opportunity

Scotia Recycling Limited, Atlantic Canada's leading paper recycling facility is seeking a Facility Supervisor to join their Truro, Nova Scotia team. This is a permanent, full-time position.

Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Facility Supervisor’s primary responsibilities include working hands-on with the team, the daily management and coordination of facility operations including production, inventory, logistics and maintenance while ensuring compliance with all labour, safety, environmental and corporate policies and regulations. The incumbent is ultimately responsible for all facility operations in which they must foster an environment of high integrity and continuous improvement in all functional areas.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Lead, motivate and supervise a team with facility production on day to day activities to ensure the safe and efficient maintenance of people, equipment and facilities.
  • Ensure the efficient processing of incoming recyclable materials while maintaining end product quality standards.
  • Direct, train, coach and mentor staff to ensure performance targets are being met.
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the daily operations.
  • Prepare management reporting as required including recommendations to Management on how to improve safety, productivity, quality and efficiency.
  • Ensure preventative maintenance and repairs of all material handling systems and equipment to minimize downtime.
  • Monitors, documents and reports daily and monthly inventory and production counts for loose and baled materials.

 

Minimum Knowledge and Skills Required:

 

  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in a supervisory role.
  • Post secondary education and/or professional designation in a related field or equivalent experience.
  • The ideal candidate would have a strong degree of mechanical knowledge and be comfortable with trouble shooting problems and interacting with other trades, such as mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, etc.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.
  • Knowledge and application of provincial safety, environmental and labour regulations.
  • The ideal candidate will be results driven and will lead by example, demonstrating to their employees the enthusiasm and dedication required to complete the work.
  • Excellent interpersonal, teambuilding and oral/written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels within the organization.
  • Solid computer skills with proficiency in the use of MS Office and related software.
  • Experience in a recycling, material recovery or material handling facility is an asset.
  • Experience operating mobile equipment (forklift and skid-steer) is an asset.
  • Must hold and maintain a valid Class 5 drivers’ license.

 

Scotia Recycling offers an industry competitive wage 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 February 23, 2020 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.