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Position: Ice Rotation & Warehouse Worker
Company: Mama Earth Organics
Location: Toronto (near O'Connor & St Clair E.)

FULL-TIME

About Us:

We're creating an alternative, locally-based, food system in Toronto. We partner with local organic farms and like-minded local businesses and artisans, and deliver local, organic, small-scale grown or produced food that tastes really good. We deliver directly to our member's homes, throughout the GTA, on a weekly basis from our 20,000 sq. ft headquarters located in East Toronto. We are a fast growing company working to realize some exciting and ambitious plans in the coming few years. We’re a progressive organization focused on the overall happiness, health and balance/mindfulness of our 90+ staff.

Since 2017, Mama Earth Organics has been a certified B Corporation - a community of companies using business as a force for good. B Corps work toward reduced inequality, lower levels of poverty, a healthier environment, stronger communities, and the creation of more high quality jobs with dignity and purpose. By harnessing the power of business, B Corps use profits and growth as a means to a greater end: positive impact for their employees, communities, and the environment.

The Role and responsibilities:

This role requires someone who is physically fit as you will be lifting and moving heavy crates of ice for the majority of the day. You will be in and out of freezers, as well as helping in the warehouse where required. The warehouse work also involves heavy lifting, moving and being on your feet all day.

If you miss the gym right now due to COVID, this may be the role for you!

You will be responsible for:

  • Ice Rotation

    • Ice must be fully rotated every day within freezers
    • Packers should always have ready access to frozen bottles (water bottle that have been frozen)
    • Bottle return area must be kept tidy and organized
    • Task requires you to spend much of the day in the freezer
    • Lots of heavy lifting required, often moving around crates upwards of 50lbs
  • Warehouse tasks

    • When ice rotation is complete, assist warehouse with other tasks including, but not limited to, collecting cardboard boxes, emptying garbages/recycling, general cleanliness and tidying and any other tasks as assigned

Requirements:

  • Must be comfortable working in a cold environment
  • Physically fit (able to lift up to 50lbs, movement repetition of lifting, pulling, pushing crates of ice)
  • Ability to work independently
  • Reliable
  • Steel toed boots
  • Interest in organics/environment/local food is an asset

What’s in it for you?

We pay $16.00/hr plus a staff discount on produce and you’d be joining a great team of people who are passionate about local, organic food! We also offer health benefits to those who qualify.

Hours:

Monday to Friday 6am to 2pm~

How do I apply?

Please send your cover letter, with why you think you’d be a good fit for the role, and resume to heather@mamaearthteam.ca Please indicate the job you are applying for in the subject line. Please no phone calls or drop ins.

Thanks and good luck!

Please note that certain roles like our warehouse workers, are members of the UFCW bargaining unit in the recent union certification at Mama Earth Organics.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date publiée : Jul 22 2020    Numéro : 57109