Eco Representative (Eco Rep) - Toronto

about 1 year ago
Contract position
Toronto, ON, CA... more
Toronto, ON, CA... more

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 Rep 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.


  • 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-$250/day
    • Example: for $210/day
      • $15/hr (first 8hrs of 12hr day)
      • $22.50/hr (OT rate; last 4hrs+ of 12hr day)
  • Short form productions (Commercials and Events): $250/day-$300/day
  • All Eco Reps have 12 hours guaranteed and the rate is dependent on the production.

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.

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