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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!

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: 4

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.

Leadhand - Truro, NS

Scotia Recycling Limited, Atlantic Canada's leading paper recycling facility is seeking a Leadhand to join their Truro, Nova Scotia team. This is a full-time position. Scotia Recycling is a committed to protecting our environment.

Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Leadhand will be responsible for leading, supervising, training and motivating a team. The successful incumbent will plan, organize warehouse and coordinate daily activities, which optimize safety and ensure the most effective return on assets. The Leadhand will initiate plans and processes, which minimize costs through effective utilization of labour, equipment, facilities and materials while ensuring product standards that exceed our customers’ expectations. The Leadhand will be working hands-on with staff as well.

Additional Responsibilities and Skills:
• Must be safety conscious and lead by example.
• Friendly and courteous interaction with coworkers and contractors.
• Demonstrates excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Attention to detail with strong administrative, organizational and leadership skills.
• Complete multiple tasks simultaneously while working in a fast-paced team environment.
• Conduct inventory control, materials management and control costs.
• Load, unload, sort and move products and materials by hand or with material handling equipment while maintaining housekeeping.

Minimum Knowledge and Skills Required:
• High School Diploma or equivalent.
• Minimum of 3 years of proven supervisor/managerial experience.
• Experience operating forklifts and skid steers and/or front-end loaders (mobile equipment) is required; certification would be a definite asset, but not initially required
• Computer skills: solid working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, email applications, digital camera, etc.
• A general knowledge level of mechanical systems, hydraulic systems and transportation logistics would be an asset, although not initially required.
• Must be able to complete light to moderate work in hot and cold weather.

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 resume and cover letter to: [email protected]

Deadline to submit a resume is: Sunday, July 25, 2021. Please no phone calls or inquiries.

Scotia Recycling Limited is an equal opportunity organization. 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.

Occupational Health & Safety Coordinator - Dartmouth and/or Hantsport

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.
• 3-5 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 Monday, July 26, 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.

Full-time Mobile Equipment Operator - 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:
• Mobile equipment (forklift, skid-steer, etc.) experience is required; certification is an asset but not a requirement.
• Ability to work at a standing work station for up to 2 hours at a time
• Must be able to complete light to medium work (up to 50lbs)
• Possesses good hand/eye coordination and attention to detail
• Ability to work in hot and cold weather
• Holds safety as a personal value and will make suggestions for improvement
• 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, July 25, 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.