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Manager - Zero Waste Refill Station Relevant Educational Qualifications Job

7 months ago Administrative / Management Jobs Los Angeles   259 views
Job Details

We are looking for a unique individual with a strong desire to disrupt the concept of convenience and guide those on the zero waste journey. Ability to thrive in a collaborative, dynamic environment, dedication to sustainability and ensuring exemplary customer experiences are essential. Expectations include acute attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong work ethic, zero waste or sustainability training, resourcefulness, desire to grow with our company, excellent problem solving skills, must be self-motivated yet able to accept direction, ability to work with and motivate a team by leading by example.

Please apply early. We are looking to fill this position immediately, and interviews are currently being conducted.

Summary: Our Store Manager will be responsible for ensuring successful operation of and excellent customer experiences at the Sustain LA Refill Station brick and mortar locations.

Job Description: management responsibilities including scheduling, product management, developing collaborations and community events, ability to communicate zero waste principles and product specifics to customers, receiving, stocking and refilling of product, basic cleaning, supporting delivery, rental and market teams. Additional responsibilities include: inventory, ordering, display, sourcing, cash handling.


We are a rapidly growing company with a commitment to quality of life and employee benefits. We currently offer:

  • All paid leave time as mandated by federal, state and local districts
  • Pre-tax spending program
  • Monthly reimbursement for volunteering
  • Paid vacation after 1 year

We are looking for a manager to help us develop:

  • Health Benefits
  • Retirement Benefits

Level of Language Proficiency

Sustainability or Zero Waste training or education, previous retail or similar experience, must be able to lift 50 lbs., long periods of standing, available weekends and some evenings for events or workshops.

Preferred Qualifications: previous food and beverage experience, bilingual

How to Apply



Please submit resume and cover letter to hello@sustainla.com with the following subject: Manager Position - Idealist.

In cover letter, please answer the following questions:

  1. Why does this position interest you?
  2. What is Zero Waste?
  3. What is your favorite aspect of Zero Waste and/ or the ZW Community?
  4. What is your least favorite aspect of Zero Waste and/ or the ZW Community?
  5. You have been given the magic equation to solve one of the crises listed below. Which one do you feel would have the greatest impact on the climate crisis?
  • Plastic Pollution
  • Drought
  • Poverty
  • Education

Feel free to include Letters of Recommendation, Certifications or Testimonials

Company Description
Sustain LA
5214 Monte Vista Street, Los Angeles, CA 90042