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Eco Production Assistant (PA) - Atlanta

Atlanta, GA, USA
about 1 month ago
Contract position
$15/Hour

Company

Film & television production is transitory, resource intensive, and extremely time-constrained, making it difficult to mitigate the consumption and disposal ...

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Job Description

Company Description

Earth Angel is the East Coast’s leading environmental consulting company for the entertainment industry. Since 2011, Earth Angel has diverted over 3,200 tons of on-set waste from landfills, donated over 105 tons of excess materials to local charities, and prevented the use of 1.7 million single-use plastic water bottles. Earth Angel is more than just a consultant, we are a movement that constantly strives toward more sustainable film and television practices every day. Past productions include: Sony’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Amazon Studio’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, CBS Television’s Madam Secretary, Showtime’s Billions, Steven Spielberg's The Post, and more.

Job Summary

The Eco PA is the production’s go-to on-set sustainability representative. Together with the Eco Coordinator and Supervisor, they make up the team that is responsible for both monitoring and reducing the show’s carbon footprint. The key to a successful sustainability campaign on set is having a physical presence to educate crew and assist with the everyday practicalities of running an eco-friendly set. Opportunities available for full-time or day-playing. 

Responsibilities:

  • Setting up and breaking down all waste stations for all streams (recycling, compost, waste to landfill, other specialty recycling bins)
  • Maintaining zero waste systems by manually sorting waste into proper receptacles (gloves and grabbing tools provided)
  • Educating crew about sustainability initiatives
  • Collecting waste data by weighing and recording bags of compost, recycling, and landfill
  • Preventing overflow of receptacles by regularly changing bags
  • Coordinating daily food donations with catering and non-profit partner/local volunteer organization

Rate (US):  

  • Long form productions (Film and TV): $210/day
    • $15/hr (first 8hrs of 12hr day)
    • $22.50/hr (OT rate; last 4hrs+ of 12hr day)
  • All Eco PAs have 12 hours guaranteed.

Required skills/abilities:

  • Able to work long hours (12 hours per day minimum)
  • Willing to get hands dirty
  • Hardworking and comfortable with manual labor
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Passion for the environment
  • Flexible availability (occasional overnight and weekend work may occur)
  • Proven ability at meeting deadlines, effective communication skills
  • Tech savvy

Preferred skills/abilities:

  • Basic recycling/composting knowledge
  • Basic set knowledge/etiquette
  • Able to drive
    • Preferably able to drive a Cargo Van

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds at times.

Apply here - https://www.earthangelsets.com/become-an-eco-pa

Film & television production is transitory, resource intensive, and extremely time-constrained, making it difficult to mitigate the consumption and disposal ...

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