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Conservation Corps North Bay (CCNB)

Position title : Community Recycling Crew (CRC) Assistant Supervisor

Type of Position : Crew Leader

Town, City, Park, etc : San Rafael, CA

State / Territory : California

Organization/Program Description :

Founded in 1982, Conservation Corps North Bay’s Mission is to develop youth and conserve natural resources for a strong, sustainable community.

We achieve our mission by:

  • Providing a diverse group of youth and young adults with opportunities to transform their lives through education, employability, civic engagement, and leadership.
  • Caring for our environment by conserving and restoring natural resources, and by improving recreational areas.
  • Creating the environmental leaders of the future by teaching environmental ethics and behaviors to children, teens and adults.
  • Making communities safer by reducing hazards and by responding to public emergencies and disasters.
Position Description :

JOB DESCRIPTION

Title: Community Recycling Crew Assistant Supervisor

Department: Community Recycling Program

Reports to: Community Recycling Crew Supervisor

FLSA Status: Hourly, non-exempt from wage and hour laws

Work Schedule: Monday- Friday 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m., plus scheduled weekend days during the year

Directly Supervises: 1-12 Community Recycling Crew Corpsmembers

SUMMARY

Conservation Corps North Bay operates an extensive recycling collection program that is vital to agencies that manage various Marin and Sonoma county parks and preserved lands. Each year, CCNB collects more than 150,000 pounds of recyclable material all over the North Bay. In addition, CCNB’s Corpsmembers conduct outreach and education to thousands of students, businesses, and community volunteers about recycling, waste diversion and environmental stewardship.

The Community Recycling Crew (CRC) Assistant Supervisor is responsible for completing tasks associated with recycle collections and education. This position will foster teamwork amongst Corpsmembers, have a high degree of adaptability, demonstrate an ability to educate and motivate others, deal tactfully with the public and community groups, and be capable of exercising ethical judgement consistent with CCNB’s mission. Duties include driving set routes, collecting multiple recycling materials (Electronic waste, bottles and cans, illegally dumped tires etc.) from community members and businesses at events, and supervising outreach and education crews throughout the North Bay. This position may supervise up to twelve corpsmembers at large events where recycling collection services or community outreach is being provided by CCNB. S/he will also supervise corpsmembers in projects related to the collection or community outreach of e-waste, tires, and oil in Marin and/or Sonoma County.

Job Duties :

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Program Development

▪ Develop Corpsmembers to ensure they exhibit professional behavior and conduct safe work practices

▪ Supervise Corpsmembers in projects related to the collection or community outreach of ewaste, tires, and oil in Marin and/or Sonoma County

▪ Provide Corpsmember development and help keep Corpsmembers aligned with CCNB’s policies

▪ Participate in weekly meetings with Supervisor to plan and strategize for recycling program

Operations

▪ Efficiently and safely drive assigned routes, empty recycling bins, sort recyclable materials, and track field data and problems

▪ Supervise and train corpsmembers on all aspects of the recycling program

▪ Ensure safety procedures are followed on routes and during other projects

▪ Report all incidents of behavior and safety concerns to CRC Supervisor

▪ Lead recycling bin set-up, collection and breakdown at weekend special events

▪ Construct new recycling bins; perform routine and special maintenance using hand power tools as needed

▪ Provide a safe and positive working environment for Corpsmembers

▪ Represent the program and CCNB professionally with sponsors and the public

▪ Inspect forklifts for maintenance twice a month and overseeing new forklift drivers

▪ Assist with keeping track of necessary inventory materials

▪ Safely contain and handle any hazardous materials

Coordination

▪ Complete vehicle safety and site operation inspection paperwork at the start of each day

▪ Complete route data collection for every route and special event

▪ Look up, perform and log route maintenance daily

▪ Label and place toters from routes properly upon return to facilities

▪ Conduct outreach in the community and tracking of new recycling bin locations

▪ Accurately update master tracking system for route pickup weights, tire collections, e-waste events, e-waste pickups, mattress collections, and marked storm drains

Requirements :

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

▪ High School Diploma or GED and two years of comparable work experience.

▪ Evidence of progressive responsibility and working independently in previous job positions.

▪ Proficiency in MS Office.

▪ Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

▪ Strong time management skills.

▪ High attention to detail.

▪ Demonstrated ability to be reliable and punctual.

▪ First Aid/CPR certification within 2 months of hire.

▪ Class B, California Driver License with passenger endorsement within 2 months of hire.

▪ Class C, California Driver License with one point or less on DMV record.

▪ Flexibility to limit vacation time during program’s busy period (May 1st – October 31st).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

▪ Experience with a job training/educational program similar to the Recycling Program, or knowledge of Conservation Corps.

▪ Experience supervising or leading young adults from diverse backgrounds and educational levels.

▪ Experience safely driving large vehicles.

▪ Experience using hand and power tools.

▪ Spanish language skills.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is required to walk; use hands to operate objects, tools, or controls. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to carry, push, pull, twist, turn, crawl, and stand for long periods of time. Also, the employee will be able to lift up to 75 lbs., pull up to 150 lbs., reach with hands and arms, and perform simple grasping and fine manipulation. Other situations include sitting at a desk using a computer and in meetings; driving or riding in a flat bed truck for long periods of time; exiting and entering the truck frequently to collect recycling material; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk and climbing ladder to flatbed truck. Typical working conditions frequently involve working outdoors in all types of terrain and in all types of weather conditions. Working conditions also include collection, disposal, and recycling of hazardous waste.

Benefits :

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

The Community Recycling Crew Assistant Supervisor position is a hourly, non-exempt position which is eligible for a full benefits package. These benefits include medical, dental, vision, chiropractic, 401(k) retirement, life insurance; and vacation, holiday and sick pay.

Salary for this position starts at $16 per hour.

Contact Information :

TO APPLY

Please submit your cover letter and resume to recruiter@conservationcorpsnorthbay.org. Please include Assistant Crew Supervisor in the subject line. You can also fax your application to (415) 454-4595 Attn: Recruiter.

Conservation Corps North Bay is an Equal Opportunity Employer