Electronics and Universal Waste Lead - Cincinnati Recycling & Reuse Hub

September 05, 2022 9:03 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Organization: Cincinnati Recycling & Reuse Hub

About this position:

Updated: 8/31/22

The Cincinnati Recycling & Reuse Hub is a growing nonprofit looking to add to our team and expand our organizational capacity.


  • Arrive 1 hour before and stay up to 1 hour after all open collection hours at the Hub. 

  • Current open collection hours are Thursdays 12-6, Saturdays 10-2. 

  • Will be adding another weekly collection day this year

  • Schedule pick up of electronics and universal wastes from companies and organizations, etc., 

    • Work with Hub Driver to assure items are packed safely for transport to the Hub

  • Work off-site events with electronics and/or universal wastes collection.  Events are almost always outdoors and could include: 

    • Farmers' markets, 

    • Neighborhood electronics collection events

  • Work to keep the electronics and universal waste areas in the warehouse clean and in order.  Please note that the warehouse does not have air conditioning, so it is warm in the summer.  The warehouse has heat, but a sweatshirt, sweater, or jacket is usually needed in the winter.  

  • Work demands a lot of moving around and bending over.  Events will require a lot of walking and standing.


Required hours to work; others TBD

# hours per day


Potential farmer’s markets




Potential additional drop off day at the Hub

TBD, likely same as Thursday



11 AM – 7:00 PM




9 AM – 3:00 PM 


16 additional hours needed each week, to be covered by working at the Hub, working farmers' markets, working an additional drop off day at the Hub.

Hours: Up to 30/week, with potential for more as the organization grows

Pay Rate: $19/hour ($29,640/year, no holiday pay or PTO)

Reports To: 

  • Managing Director for initial training of event set-up, packing of items, etc.

  • Associate Director for time off requests, changes to weekly hours, timesheets and scheduling of events (calendar)

  • Warehouse Manager for events and tasks that require scheduling use of the van

  • Off-site Collections Coordinator to recruit new companies that need help with electronics and universal waste collections and for off-site events that also involve education and other collections, etc. 


In order to be successful in this role, we believe the ideal candidate will have the following characteristics and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, or a related background preferred

  • Requires a knowledge of chemistry, including chemical symbols, PPE use, and spill protocols

  • Previous experience handling universal wastes (batteries, light bulbs, etc.) preferred

  • Previous experience handling household hazardous wastes (solvents, flammables, etc.) would be extremely helpful

The Cincinnati Recycling & Reuse Hub is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity, equity, and inclusion in all areas of our organization.  

To apply for this position, please follow these instructions:

Submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for two professional references to cintirecyclingandreusehub@gmail.com.  Applications will be reviewed as they are received and the position will remain open until we feel like we have the best candidate for the job.

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