• Zero Waste Supervisor Gauteng
  • Wasteplan in Gauteng, , South Africa
  • jobs
  • 1 week ago

jobs description

Do you have a passion for environmental conservation through the application of innovative waste solutions? We are looking for a go-getter who is motivated to find sustainable solutions to divert waste from the landfill! POSITION INFO:
Job summary
Ensure that accurate sorting and waste characterization is performed on the residual waste, arising after standard sorting and recycling activities have been undertaken on the site. The key result thereof will be to provide accurate ratios between recyclable materials, non-recyclable materials, organic / compostable materials and general waste that has been measured in the residual waste. Responsibilities
Key responsibilities and accountabilities
• Have detailed knowledge of all grades of recyclable materials and the acceptable level of contamination of such grades
• Understanding of when specific recyclable material is regarded as being non-recyclable
• Have detailed knowledge of organic waste and compostable materials, and what... waste types would be regarded as contamination thereof
• Have detailed knowledge of non-recyclable materials that do not have commercial value
• Oversee sorting staff that are specifically assigned to the sorting of residual waste and ensure that the staff accurately sort and weigh all grades of material
• Understand and correctly use the “waste audit” recording and reporting system provided
• Effectively communicate with the ZTL Manager and bring such issues that are of concern, which have been identified in the waste audit, to his / her attention (for addressing with the client)
• Understand the concept of representative sampling and ensure that the waste audit is correctly representative of the total body of waste sorted
• To assume the role and duties of the ZTL Manager on such days that the ZTL Manager is off duty in a seven-day working week cycle
Administrational responsibilities
• Ensure all training registers are correctly completed
• Ensure site statistics are captured correctly and updated daily
• Identify any problems or challenges on operational performance at sites and report to the ZTL Manager /Senior Contract Manager
• Grade 12
• Minimum 2-3 years working experience in waste industry
• Experience, knowledge and skills in the recycling industry
• Valid driver’s license
• Must be able to communicate effectively
Employment will be implemented in accordance with the Employment Equity Act. Only Applicants being considered for the role will be contacted. Closing date: 10th May 2024 Should you wish to apply, please follow the online application process.

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