SCRAP PDX Reuse Specialist (close unstated announced July 1)

SCRAP Reuse Specialist

24-32 hours/week (Hourly/Non-exempt)
Health Benefits (with 50% employee contribution)
PTO Monthly craft allowance of $25 which expires at the end of each month.
Reports to: Reuse Supply Manager, Director
Direct Reports: None

JOB SUMMARY: his position is responsible for receiving, processing and managing high quality and safe creative reuse materials for retail and providing excellent customer service in a welcoming environment. This position is well-trained in both the reuse supply/retail and recovery/donations duties and will be scheduled in both capacities in any given week dependent upon the needs of the store/recovery. The Peer Leadership Team determines the scheduling needs for maximum efficiency. Duties include, but are not limited to: Recovery & Donations ● Providing excellent customer relations while receiving materials ● Staying current on what materials are accepted ● Using appropriate protocol in processing received materials ● Using appropriate pricing protocol as directed by the Recovery and Donations Coordinator ● Stock items according to accepted protocol onto the floor or back stock area ● Working with Reuse Supply Coordinator to develop efficient systems for materials processing ● Maintaining high quality standards for handling materials ● Help direct materials volunteers to ensure safe and efficient processing Reuse Supply ● Providing excellent customer service ▪ Communicate effectively ▪ Ensure customers are greeted professionally, warmly and helpfully ● Retail cashiering ● Opening/closing store as scheduled ● Sort, stock and organize sections ● Maintain a clean and orderly shopping environment ● Assist with display and promotions ● Offer creative advice as requested ● Other duties as assigned by the Reuse Supply Coordinator Working Conditions ● A high frequency of unassisted heavy lifting (up to 50 lbs. on an occasional basis per shift) ● Bending, stooping and climbing ● Standing and walking for the duration of the shift ● Working in hot and cold climates

Expectations of all SCRAP Staff ● Work as part of a team with other staff, programs, volunteers and Board of Directors to fulfill SCRAP’s mission ● Communicate effectively and focus on good stakeholder relations ● Greet stakeholders professionally, warmly and helpfully ● Stay current with the environmental services community and sources of information and referral for callers and customers ● Stay current with developments in recycling and reuse, including legislation and availability of recyclable materials markets ● When necessary, say “no” tactfully and suggest other community resources to meet appropriate need ● With other staff, act as an Ambassador for SCRAP in the community

to apply for this position, email Liz Start at with your cover letter, resume, and references as attachments (cover letters and documents in the body of the email will not be accepted). No phone calls.