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Job Announcement
Twisp, WA

METHOW RECYCLES is now accepting applications for the position of Recycling Program Manager. This hands-on position is a year-round, 32 hour/week job with some seasonal variability. Are you passionate about recycling and waste prevention? Are you are a mechanically inclined people person with business experience? The Recycling Program Manager works closely with volunteers and the public and is responsible for the successful management, staffing, and development of Methow Recycles’ Recycling Program. This member of our team embraces our mission to inspire and facilitate resource conservation, and is responsible for all recycling facilities, equipment, staffing, processing, marketing, and shipment. 

Typical work days include Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday. Industry experience is helpful, but Methow Recycles will train the right person. The Recycling Program Manager reports to Methow Recycles’ Executive Director and will contribute to the growth and development of the organization. The position will remain open until filled. Benefits and salary DOE.

About Methow Recycles:
Methow Recycles was founded by volunteers who imagined a community with easier and more comprehensive access to recycling. It has grown into a waste prevention organization offering an excellent recycling program as part of the solution. Its Waste Prevention Programs include Repair Cafes, Materials Reuse, and a Tool Library. Education and Outreach Programs advance the goals of Waste Reduction and Recycling in the schools and community at large.

All Methow Valley recycling comes through Methow Recycles and most is made into new products within 250 miles of Twisp. Since 2002 Methow Recycles has facilitated the diversion or recycling of over 12,000 tons from the waste stream through the recycling center in Twisp. Volunteers touch most of those tons. Organizational and community commitment to high quality ensures our continued access to recycling markets in these uncertain times.

Methow Recycles is a not-for-profit enterprise supported by donations, the sale of materials, fees for service, and grants. A volunteer board of directors governs and the Executive Director manages the organization.

About the Recycling Program Manager:
The Recycling Program Manager is a people-person with mechanical aptitude and strong business skills. The ideal candidate is passionate about waste prevention and recycling, is a people person who enjoys customer service, has fun while working hard, is willing and able to do fairly physical labor, get their hands dirty, and work in the elements. This important member of our small team is an organizer and improviser who enjoys a role with a variety of practical and creative opportunities.

If this sounds like you, please contact Betsy Cushman for more information and a complete job description.