We're hiring a GreenToGo Operations Coordinator!
JOB BRIEF: Don’t Waste Durham (www.dontwastedurham.org) is a non-profit organization that works to reduce consumer waste in our community by preventing it in the first place. We are looking for someone to coordinate operations for GreenToGo, the East Coast’s first city-wide reusable takeout container service (see DurhamGreenToGo.com). The ideal candidate is highly organized, reliable, and outgoing, has a strong interest in making a positive environmental impact on the world, is an experienced bicyclist, and doesn’t mind getting their hands dirty. Come work with the coolest team in town!
HOURS: 20 hours per week. Must be available minimum of Monday evenings, Wednesday afternoons (1 hour weekly mtg), and Thursday evenings. Other hours flexible. Lots of room for job growth, career development.
Pick up the dirty GreenToGo containers twice per week.
Wash dirty GreenToGo containers twice per week, or more often as needed.
Monitor participating restaurants’ inventory of clean GreenToGo containers and replenish their stock, as needed
Maintain regular operational communications with participating restaurants
Maintain daily communications with the Executive Director of Don’t Waste Durham
Understand and abide by health department standards, and adhere to GreenToGo operational protocols
Repair and maintain GreenToGo return stations, as needed
Train volunteer assistants in pickup and wash operations
Assist in the updating and improvement of GreenToGo operational protocols
Take ownership of customers issues and follow problems through to resolution
Keep accurate records and document customer service actions and discussions
Document your work for social media
Support the Executive Director of DWD, as needed.
Knowledge of bicycle safety
Must be willing to wear helmet at all times
Proficiency at basic bicycle maintenance – including fixing flats, minor chain problems, and gear issues – in case anything happens on route
Use Don’t Waste Durham-provided bicycle and trailer for pickup of dirty GreenToGo containers. Must also have access to a personal vehicle for restaurant locations outside of the recommended cycling radius, and for pickups during inclement weather.
Professionalism, demonstrated use of good judgement
Organized and methodical
Ability to lift 50 lbs
Must possess and be able to use Smartphone
Experience using social media, especially Facebook and Instagram
Proficient computer skills
Friendly and outgoing
Experience working in commercial kitchen is preferred but not necessary
COMPENSATION: $15.00 per hour, paid biweekly. Also provided: Workers’ compensation, uniform, and GreenToGo membership.
HOW TO APPLY: Send a cover letter and resume to Executive Director, Crystal Dreisbach at email@example.com
APPLICATION DEADLINE: open until filled
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Visit www.durhamgreentogo.com, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org