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Position: Food Bin Cleaner
Organization: Mama Earth Organics
Location: Toronto (near O'Connor & St Clair E.)

FULL-TIME

About Us:

We're creating an alternative, locally-based, food system in Toronto. We partner with local organic farms and like-minded local businesses and artisans, and deliver local, organic, small-scale grown or produced food that tastes really good. We deliver directly to our member's homes, throughout the GTA, on a weekly basis from our 20,000 sq. ft headquarters located in East Toronto. We are a fast growing company working to realize some exciting and ambitious plans in the coming few years. We’re a progressive organization focused on the overall happiness, health and balance/mindfulness of our 90+ staff.

Since 2017, Mama Earth Organics has been a certified B Corporation – a community of companies using business as a force for good. B Corps work toward reduced inequality, lower levels of poverty, a healthier environment, stronger communities, and the creation of more high quality jobs with dignity and purpose. By harnessing the power of business, B Corps use profits and growth as a means to a greater end: positive impact for their employees, communities, and the environment.

The Role and responsibilities:

Working overnight, your main goal is to make sure that the bins are clean and sanitized in order for us to deliver our fresh organic produce and products to our members in them. The cleaning is done at a fast pace, while still ensuring the bins are thoroughly cleaned. You will:

  • Unstack bins for cleaning and restack the clean bins
  • Remove items from bins that may have been left behind (like paper invoices) and make sure that those items are recycled or put in the garbage.
  • Clean and sanitize bins quickly and efficiently.
  • Ensure work area remains clean and free from debris
  • Assist in the warehouse where required.

The perfect candidate will be/have:

  • Ability to work independently
  • Detail oriented
  • Reliable
  • Ability to stand for an eight hour shift
  • Ability to work efficiently- speed and quality of cleaning are very important.
  • Must be physically fit (able to lift 40lbs, repetition of pulling bins off of stacks, cleaning, restacking etc)
  • Ability to work independently
  • Detail oriented
  • Reliable
  • Interest in organics/environment/local food is also an asset

What’s in it for you?

We pay $15/hr plus a staff discount on produce and you’d be joining a great team of people who are passionate about local, organic food!

Hours:

Five nights per week Sundays through Thursdays 8PM to 5AM.

How do I apply?

Please send your cover letter, with why you think you’d be a good fit for the role, and resume to heather@mamaearthteam.ca Please indicate the job you are applying for in the subject line. Please no phone calls or drop ins.

Thanks and good luck!

Please note that certain roles like Bin Cleaners, are members of the UFCW bargaining unit in the recent union certification at Mama Earth Organics.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jul 31 2020    ID: 57199