Electronic Waste Reuse Program Manager

This position is at the Gowanus E-waste warehouse in Brooklyn, one of the Ecology Center’s main programs, and offers candidates a significant opportunity to direct the e-waste reuse and recycling program’s growth and impact. The position is best suited to someone who is interested in the issues of electronic waste and reuse, has experience fixing electronics, works well in a team, and is comfortable working in warehouse and outdoor environments.

Job responsibilities include:

– Managing warehouse reuse operations

– Evaluating, testing and refurbishing materials

– Maintaining inventory of reused materials including materials for the Reuse Store as well as “back of house” supplies

– Conducting educational workshops for hardware and software computer literacy

– Managing volunteers and internships

– Managing seasonal e-waste events in collaboration with other staff

– Ensuring workplace safety at warehouse and at events

– Addressing IT needs and website maintenance organization-wide

– Handling and sorting electronic equipment

– Communicating program information to members of the public


– Bachelors degree or higher

– MCTS/ACMT Certification

– Technical skills to refurbish computers and other electronics

– Demonstrated interest and/or experience with reuse and recycling

– Past management experience

– Ability to work with volunteers

– Past experience developing and conducting workshops teaching basic hardware/software computer skills

– Strong writing, communications and organizational skills

– Ability to safely lift 50 pounds

– Experience with logistics, especially warehousing logistics, a plus

– Able to work well as part of a team

– Weekend and evening availability

This is a full-time position that reports to the executive director with daily collaboration with e-waste program staff.

How to apply

To apply send a cover letter and resume to info@lesecologycenter.org. No phone calls please.

Brooklyn, New York
Lower East Side Ecology Center

469 President Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11215, US