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Yard & Logistics Manager
Yard & Logistics Manager

Yard & Logistics Manager

Company : Raven Recycling
Salary : $68,000 - $78,000 a year
Location : Yukon

Full Description

Yard & Logistics Manager
Raven Recycling
Whitehorse, YT
Full Time
Compensation: $68,000 to $78,000 Annually
Common Good Plan, annual bonuses based on length of employment and performance
  • Administration And Clerical

  • Customer Service

  • Environmental & Natural Resources

  • Management

  • Sales & Retail

  • Security & Building Maintenance

  • Shipping & Delivery

  • Trades & Labour

Closing Date
Until filled
Job Level
Senior management
Intended job posting audience
Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.


Raven Recycling Society is a non-government organization and a social enterprise operating within the Traditional Territories of the Kwanlin Dun First Nation and the Ta'an Kwach'an Council. The Society's purpose is to promote sustainable Yukon communities and healthy ecosystems through responsible consumption and waste management by citizens, the public sector and the private sector.

While respecting and embodying Raven’s Zero Waste and community building philosophy throughout, the incumbent’s focus is on leading yard operations, including metals, e-waste and shipping. This is a busy and dynamic position that demands an exceptional ability to balance administrative and operational duties.

The Yard Manager works closely with all members of the Raven team. Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to lead with dignity and respect, and a good sense of humor are essential.



  • Recruitment, training, performance management, team building and scheduling of yard, e-waste and metals employees
  • Budget management and reporting
  • Management of shipping and receiving paperwork and data entry
  • Routine monitoring of the yard for safety and environmental compliance
  • Bidding on tenders, such as for the management of e-waste.
  • Maintaining current understanding of commodity prices and markets and negotiating new arrangements with brokers when necessary.

Supervision & labour

  • Coordination of metals, e-waste and yard operations
  • Maintaining effective use of equipment and staff
  • Coordinating receiving, processing and shipping of all materials in collaboration with warehouse and depot staff
  • Loading shipping containers to maintain high efficiency and quality of outgoing commodities
  • Undertaking the duties and responsibilities of a variety of yard workers as required

Other duties

  • Participating in strategic planning with particular focus on metals, e-waste and shipping operations
  • Ensuring equipment, and yard are maintained to safety levels required by WCB and fire inspection including snow removal, litter clearing and commodity storage clearances.
  • Purchasing supplies as necessary
  • Responding to public, customer and funder inquiries and ensure a high level of customer service is provided by all Raven employees
  • Sourcing, collecting and processing material for Raven’s wood chip boiler throughout the year to ensure an adequate supply in advance of boiler season.
  • Communicating with the City of Whitehorse Waste and Water Services personnel to maintain a good working relationship and collaborate on improving the recycling and waste management systems.
  • Occasional project management related to infrastructure maintenance and repair


Required skills:

  • Experience with human resource management
  • Understanding of workplace safety requirements and legislation, including the Occupational Health & Safety Act, Employment Standards Act and Yukon Human Rights Act
  • Class 5 Driver’s license
  • Experience operating heavy machinery, large equipment and a variety of vehicles
  • Dedication and commitment to promoting waste reduction and a circular economy and ability to lead by example
  • Excellent organizational, time management, prioritization and leadership skills
  • Ability to foster and maintain effective relationships among peers, stakeholders, staff and the public
  • Proficiency with basic office software such as Excel and ability to transition to new software when needed

Required certifications (training may be provided) :

  • WHMIS certification
  • Standard First Aid/CPR-C
  • YHRC Human Rights 101
  • Leadership for Safety Excellence
  • Joint Health & Safety Committee Training
  • Return to Work Training

Recommended training:

  • Managing Recycling Systems, Solid Waste Association of North America

Desired equipment operation experience:

Mobile Equipment operation including

  • Linde Diesel forklift truck
  • CASE diesel forklift truck
  • Bobcat skid-steer (S770, S300, T740)
  • Linde electric forklift
  • Cube vans

Warehouse equipment including

  • Harris badger two ram baler
  • Harmony vertical baler
  • REM glass breaker
  • Conveyor systems

Experience with machine maintenance is an asset

Welding experience is an asset


  • Most administrative work is performed under normal office conditions
  • Regular use of heavy machinery and mechanical equipment
  • Regular exposure to temperature extremes between office, warehouse and yard
  • Regular exposure to chemicals, odors, fumes and waste materials
  • Physical risk associated with site visits, heavy equipment and mechanical equipment and vehicle operation

Additional Application Instructions

Applicants are encouraged to call the Executive Director to discuss your interest in the job. (867)667-7269 ex. 25