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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: 0

Afternoon Shift

3:30 PM – Midnight

Jobs Available: 3

Overnight Shift

11:30 PM – 7:30 AM

Jobs Available: 3

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.

Casual General Labour / Recycling Sorter - Kentville, NS

Are you looking for a casual/part-time position on the weekend? Scotia Recycling Limited, Atlantic Canada's leading paper recycling facility is seeking a general labourer/sorter to join their Kentville, Nova Scotia team.

  • Weekend shift: 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM (Saturday & Sunday)

 

Responsibilities include:

 

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

 

Experience/Skills:

 

  • 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
  • Friendly and courteous interaction with coworkers and contractors
  • Capable of multitasking and working in a fast paced team environment
  • Mobile equipment (forklift, skid-steer, etc.) experience is required; certification is an asset but not a requirement.
  • Wants to do a job that helps to create a better environment for their community

 

Scotia Recycling is a committed to protecting our environment; come join us to do our part. We offer an industry competitive hourly wage. If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a resume to:

Email: [email protected]

Fax: (902) 684-0046

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

 

Director, Information Technology - Scotia Investments Limited

Incorporated in 1945 in Hantsport, Nova Scotia, Scotia Investments Limited is a Nova Scotia-based, family-owned private holding company that is invested in a diverse portfolio of companies in the manufacturing, energy and innovative health and environmental sectors. The Scotia Investments Family of Companies has approximately 1,200 employees and operations in six Provinces. Scotia Investment’s subsidiary operating companies include CKF, Crown Fibre Tube, Maritime Paper, Minas Energy, Scotia Recycling, and BioMedica Diagnostics.
 
Now, as the organization moves towards increased growth, KBRS has partnered with Scotia Investments in seeking a Director, Information Technology (IT).
 
Reporting to the President, and as a member of the senior leadership team, the Director, IT will oversee the development, implementation, and leadership of an innovative and integrated IT strategy and vision for Scotia Investments and its subsidiary companies. The Director, IT will be accountable for working with the organizational stakeholders to better define and deliver IT strategy and capabilities across Scotia Investments and its subsidiary companies. This includes support, infrastructure, security and technical services. The Director, IT is a key contributor to the Companies planning process and will be responsible for the effectiveness of IT operations and for technology and digital transformation. It is critical for the Director, IT to build strong and productive relationships with all the business leaders, acting as a true partner and making IT a business enabler. With a focus on business outcomes and superior customer service, they will ultimately ensure appropriate IT tools, infrastructure, systems, and processes are in place to mitigate risk and support the Companies operations and growth objectives. Working with the leadership team of Scotia Investments and its subsidiary companies, they will take the lead to refine, implement, and manage the IT strategy to support the successful implementation of the business strategy. The Director, IT will leverage their technical expertise to ensure the delivery of high-quality products and services to internal and external clients. 

As the ideal candidate, you bring significant, progressive senior IT experience within a complex organization and have held a position of leadership for several years.  An advanced degree in computer science, engineering and/or business (MBA) or a related field is preferred. Your IT background provides you with extensive and broad knowledge of technology environments, data processing, hardware platforms, enterprise software applications, and outsourced systems. You have an intrinsic understanding of how technology can be leveraged to execute strategy for a large company with diverse business lines, in multiple provinces.  As the leader of IT, you can direct the design, planning, implementation, and maintenance of the infrastructure that supports the diverse companies and their operations and business applications.  You have a demonstrated understanding of best practices in the fields of strategic technology planning execution and can advise the senior leadership team on the emerging technologies that are most relevant to the Companies goals and evolving needs. A previous leadership role within a significant IT transformation environment is essential. You are a leader with broad business acumen and a practical approach to problem solving. Moreover, your talent for fostering a culture of innovation, transparency and accountability in IT helps you to create the skills, attitudes and behaviours needed amongst the team to bring new strategies and initiatives. As an individual who is comfortable with both strategic thinking and tactical implementation, this role would be an ideal fit for you.
 
If you are interested in pursuing this exciting opportunity please apply online at www.kbrs.ca/career/13944 .  For more information, contact Jeff Forbes or Emma Wach at [email protected]
 
We will provide support in the recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation in order to participate as a candidate in the recruitment process, please contact [email protected] or communicate your needs to Emma Wach.

Plant Manager - Dartmouth, NS

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

Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Plant Manager’s primary responsibilities include the daily management and coordination of the plant 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 plant operations in which they must foster an environment of high integrity and continuous improvement in all functional areas.

Additional Responsibilities Include:
• 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 of the facility.
• 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 management role preferably in facility operations 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 September 28, 2020 to: [email protected]

All applications are appreciated however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted; No telephone calls please.

Leadhand - Dartmouth, NS

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

Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Leadhand’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 with facility production on day to day activities to ensure the safe and efficient maintenance of people, equipment and warehouse.
• Ensure the 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.
• Scale House and Administrative and duties

Minimum Knowledge and Skills Required:
• Proven supervisory experience
• Demonstrates excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Attention to detail with strong organizational and leadership skills
• Capable of working in a fast paced team environment
• Must be able to complete hands-on, medium to heavy work with good housekeeping skills
• Computer skills: working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, email applications, etc.
• Possesses a degree of mechanical knowledge and be comfortable with trouble shooting problems and interacting with other trades, such as mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, etc.
• Experience operating mobile equipment (forklift, skid-steer or loader) is an asset

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 October 4, 2020 to: [email protected]

All applications are appreciated however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted; No telephone calls please.