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Expression of Interest - Recycling Attendant

Scout Recycling Centre - Multiple Locations

About Us

Please note that by submitting this application you are expressing your interest in job vacancies with Scout Recycling Centres in the position of Recycling Attendant as they arise.
You will be notified when a suitable position becomes available. 
This is not an application for any current job vacancies. 

Scouts SA is a South Australian not-for-profit organisation, with local and national impact. We inspire young people to learn new ways to build resilience, friendships and a taste for adventure. We do this by managing a diverse portfolio of businesses, which includes recycling in both South Australia and Queensland, retail, and activity centres and campsites in the Adelaide Hills and Riverland regions.

Our culture encourages teamwork in a fun environment. You’ll join a passionate team driven by our dedication to creating a positive impact within our community


Job Description

Based at one of our 11 Recycling Depots in South Australia, the Recycling Attendant is responsible for delivering exceptional customer service, and maintaining the facilities at the depot.

As an integral member of the Scout Recycling Team, the successful candidate will establish and maintain customer relationships and assist Depot Supervisors in maintaining the upkeep of the depot.

This position would suit you if you have experience in customer service and sales, you’re positive and highly professional, and want to make a difference.

In general, you’ll: 

  • Greet and direct customers in an orderly fashion through the depot
  • Assist in unloading vehicles, ensuring staff and customer safety at all times
  • Count redeemable drink containers and accurately calculate the customer’s refund
  • Direct scrap customers to weigh system and assist to have their scrap sorted and weighed accordingly

Scouts SA is a diverse South Australian employer, with commercial operations including retail, recycling depots in both South Australia and Queensland and Adventure Activities in the Adelaide Hills. These commercial businesses help fund Scouting for young people across the state.

Desired Skills and Experience

You’ll bring: 

  • Ability to work autonomously, and as a member of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Great customer service skills
  • Good numeracy skills – ability to count in multiples
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Forklift Drivers Certification (desirable but not required)
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