Summer Job Posting: Recycling Cyclist

Cowichan Recyclists is a bike based small business operating in the Cowichan Valley, BC. We are looking for someone who loves biking, recycling and being a community leader.

The position being offered will help with our recycling and organics pick up services which we do by bike and custom-made bike trailers. Staff will be trained to pick up from a list of regular scheduled customers within the Duncan area. The work also includes sorting recycling into over 12 categories, dropping materials off at the depot and cleaning bins, equipment and our shed.

Applicants also need to: • have a class 5 drivers license or a demonstration of knowledge of rules of the road • be dependable and able to maintain weekly work schedule • be fit & able to lift up to 50 lbs safely • have experience working in the outdoors • have experience biking in traffic safely • be prepared to be promote the legitimacy of cycling by being courteous and safe on the roads • be able to assess the risks of when and where to ride through and next to traffic with our 8 foot long bike trailers • have a cell phone that can be used for texting staff and managers • have access to a bike and helmet

Please email resume & cover letter as soon as possible to: .

$20/hour. 6-15 hours/week (2-3 days/week – monday-friday hours).

Application deadline: June 17th, 2022 or until we find someone (posting may get extended past deadline). Start date: third or fourth week of June 2022 to the first week in September. There is also a possibility of continued work after September as well.

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