Recycling Sorter

Date Posted:                           January 11, 2018

Application Deadline:           January 18, 2018

Location:                                 11415 168 St NW, Edmonton, AB

Job Type:                                PT Hourly

Shifts:                                     Evenings, Weekends

Great Work. Great People. Great Place. GREAT Purpose.

 Are you looking for a career that makes a real difference in the lives of Albertans? Do you want to be part of a growing organization with opportunities for development? Do you want to look forward to coming to work every day? Do you want to work with others to make a difference with dignity and joy? Then Goodwill Industries of Alberta is the place for you!

 About Goodwill:

Goodwill is dedicated to providing people with disabilities the opportunity to find meaningful employment. This is made possible as a direct result of the generosity of Albertans in our community who choose to donate to Goodwill, where these items are resold through our successful retail stores. Our dedicated, ambitious and hard-working team members are the key to our success. By showing that we care, working as a team, continuously improving, and being accountable, our organization is driven towards GREATness, all the while, inspiring Albertans to make a difference.

 The Opportunity:

The Recycling Sorter is responsible for receiving, moving and packaging donations for recycling shipment using forklifts and mechanical baling equipment. Sorters are expected to work with others in the team by maintaining positive, team-oriented relationships and communicating effectively with others.

Key Responsibilities:

In collaboration with the Donation and Product Flow Manager, your key responsibilities will include:

  1. Receiving incoming product and sorting it into saleable items for the store, or moving it to specified locations for the recycling processing or disposal.
  2. Sorting of Metals and Electronics for quality, for sale in the Outlet Store.
  3. Sorting goods not sold into the appropriate bins for recycling to maximize the value.
  4. Operating the tipping machine to transfer products in the Boats (bins) for sale in the Outlet Store.
  5. Cleaning the Boats of any un-salable goods into the compactor.
  6. Operating and Cleaning of the Compactor area.
  7. Providing excellent customer service to both internal and external customers.

Successful candidates will:

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous experience working in a warehouse environment is an asset.
  • Valid forklift certification.
  • Great teamwork skills to help boaster the culture of teamwork at the Impact Centre.
  • The ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Deliver amazing customer service by going above and beyond for all Goodwill customers.
  • Demonstrate teamwork and engage fellow Team Members in contributing to Goodwill’s mission & core purpose.
  • Maintain an open and honest attitude while making moral decisions.
  • Recognize the great efforts of fellow Team Members through genuine recognition activities.
  • Contribute to a welcoming & accepting work environment by showing respect at all times.
  • Hold oneself and fellow Team Members accountable in their roles and for their contributions to Goodwill’s mission & core purpose.
  • Continuously look to improve oneself and the organization in any aspect including but not limited to processes, communications, tasks and customer experience.
  • Prioritize safety in all tasks, ensuring safety of self as well as fellow Team Members.

The Application Process:

For more information on Goodwill Industries of Alberta and what we offer, please visit our website at

Candidates interested in this opportunity should forward their Resume and Cover letter outlining how they are a GREAT fit with Goodwill via email to by January 18, 2018. We thank all applicants for their interest wanting to be a part of our GREAT purpose. Only applicants who submit a full application will be considered.

Please note the selected candidate will be required to submit to a Criminal Record Check

Goodwill Industries of Alberta is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination of any kind.

To apply for this job email your details to

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