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Dispatch/Administrative Assistant

Cumberland, BC
If you are an experienced, energetic and customer-focused administrative professional, interested in joining a dynamic family-owned entrepreneurial organization where you can make a difference, then look no further! We are looking for an individual who shares our passion for this industry and who strives for excellence as our business continues to grow. 

What will you do?
  • Provide main reception duties;
  • Communicate with our Municipal Contacts as per operations requirements
  • Provide main dispatch with drivers and plant supervisors using 2 way radios;
  • Daily data entry including scale slips, route data, fuel logs and bank deposits as required;
  • Handling customer inquiries with courteous, professional phone skills;
  • Work closely with the applicable staff  to ensure routes are completed and paperwork from drivers are correct;
  • Working as part of a small administrative team that supports the Cumberland and Nanaimo operations;
  • Assist with entry of each purchase and sale ticket in the scale system; which includes scaling inbound and outbound materials and direct drivers to appropriate loading dock or offloading area;
  • Ensure weights of outbound loads are correct and direct shipping staff to adjust as necessary;
  • General office duties including mailing invoices, statements, filing and other duties as required.
What will you bring?
  • Grade 12 or GED equivalency;  job related post-secondary education considered an asset;
  • Minimum 2 years previous experience working in a related office/administrative role;
  • Previous experience in Accounts Receivable;
  • Proficiency in using MS Office (Word, Excel); excellent keyboarding skills;
  • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities as necessary;
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines;
  • Experience in the waste management and recycling industry preferred;
  • A friendly personality combined with a “roll-up your sleeves and get it done attitude”! 
No agencies. No phone calls please. Emterra thanks all applicants for their interest however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.
Emterra Group is a leader in providing integrated recycling resource management and waste disposal solutions to the industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) sectors and municipalities throughout Canada. Our view of waste management means maximizing recycling and waste diversion. Whether you see it as garbage, waste, trash, rubbish or junk, we see waste another way – as a resource to be collected and recycled into new, usable products. From tire recycling to liquid waste – we turn waste into resources. 

Emterra Group is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of all individuals in accordance with legislation and Human Rights in all provinces.  Should you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources in any of the following ways:  send an email to hr@emterra.ca; by phone 905-336-9084, Extension 1103 or by mail to 1122 Pioneer Road, Burlington, ON L7M 1K4.
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