Zero Waste Captain

    Saratoga springs, NY

    Job Description

    Job Summary:

    The Role:

    SPAC is seeking a Zero Waste Captain to help us take our sustainability programs to the next level. This role is the backbone and driving force for helping us become zero waste through sorting and educating others. This position will partner with the Venue Sustainability Coordinator and be part of the venue operations team. This is a seasonal position for show days.


    Assist in the post-show sorting process of all recycling, and landfill materials

    Be an ambassador to all employees in order to help them understand their role in achieving the venue's sustainability goals

    Assist in employee engagement programs such as the water bottle refill punch cards, post show sort giveaways and new ideas

    Engage fans and encourage them to participate in our sustainability programs through activities or education

    Participate in Zero Waste Captain training


    Position requires about 90% of the time spent walking, bending, reaching, stooping, lifting and carrying 50 lbs.+ with about 65% of that time spent sorting materials

    Dedication to participate in something that will have a real and immediate impact to the cause

    Must be able to work well with other departments

    Experience in events, zero waste events are a plus

    A positive attitude

    Creative thinker and problem solver

    A strong sense of teamwork and ability to execute programs

    Must be available nights and weekends

    Ability to delegate and lead others

    Posting ID: 552789636Posted: 2020-05-21