Operations Assistant Manager

  • Malden, MA, US

Please email a resume and cover letter with "Operations Assistant Manager" in the subject line to faith@bootstrapcompost.com. Alternatively, a video cover letter is also welcomed. Applicants without a customized cover letter for the position WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Application deadline March 20, 2017

Work hard and have fun at Bootstrap Compost! Our small but mighty green start-up is growing quickly and needs your skills in our warehouse.

You will be taking on a supervisory role, which requires punctuality, good communication, management and decision-making skills and a tough demeanor. You will work closely with our operations manager as you will be tasked with keeping an eye on morning workflow to ensure our drivers are ready to get out the door and visit the farm or head out on pickups.

What's a typical day like? In the AM, you will need to coordinate farm trips, make sure we have enough buckets for drivers, and ensure cleaning staff is set up and ready to go. Throughout the day, you are tasked to ensure the warehouse is in tip-top shape, which includes keeping a track of inventory and going on supply runs to Costco and Home Depot; cleaning buckets, lids and totes; dumping food scraps at our farms; sifting and packing compost; keeping the warehouse clean and organized; preparing buckets for delivery; stenciling buckets; and performing other tasks as they arise. Our operations manager and senior staff will make sure you feel welcome and are properly trained to perform all tasks. Previous employees have created new organizational systems, enjoyed pay raises and grew into new roles within the company.

Am I a good fit? This position requires a self-motivated and independent individual to work hard and finish tasks with minimal supervision while having the charisma to motivate others to do the same. Applicants should be flexible and able to prioritize projects to meet changing needs of the Boot.

Skills & requirements: Ability to lift 40+ lbs, skills to lead and keep others organized and on task, punctuality is necessary, interest in sustainability, community-minded. A valid driver's licence is preferred.

Other details: 20+ hours/3 days per week. Our warehouse is in Malden and is accessible by public transport. Start date ASAP.

What's the work environment like? As a team, we're proud to work hard to make a difference within our community. We like music. Snacks are abundant. Dogs are always welcome. Occasionally we get together. We work hard at Bootstrap, but we want to make sure you have a good time doing it.

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  • 940 Eastern Ave
    Malden, MA, US 02148
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  • Application deadline:

    March 20, 2017
  • Start date:

    February 20, 2017

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