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Part Time Sustainability Technician I

Who are we:
A professional basketball team and state-of-the-art arena/entertainment venue that specializes in creating memorable experiences for each guest we interact with. Some of our favorite things are live sports, concerts, comedy shows, family shows, and most any other world-class event you can think of, and we’re looking for someone who shares the same interests. We live for the fast-paced world of sports & live entertainment, and as such, we work hard, run fast, execute flawlessly, and party it up when it all comes together. Lastly, we strive to deliver wonderful experiences that create lasting memories, and we prefer to surround ourselves with those who are the best at what they do.

Who are you:
An enthusiastic lover of sports, live entertainment, and people. You have true passion for engaging in meaningful interactions and creating memorable experiences for all guests. You strive to be helpful, engaging, and knowledgeable of all things Atlanta Hawks and State Farm Arena. You enjoy being a part of an exciting and dynamic group, and you’re committed to continuously enhancing the productivity and effectiveness of your team. Lastly, you enjoy working hard and celebrating hard, and you’d be shocked if guests weren’t positively impacted by their interactions with you.

The Sustainability Technician’s responsibilities focus on two areas: Maintaining waste infrastructure before/during events and managing the Sustainability Department’s database. Candidate must be able to complete an array of physical tasks around the arena before quickly shifting to an office mentality to complete technical tasks such as, financial recaps, end market research, material cataloging, PowerPoint presentations, etc.


  • Maintain cleanliness and inventory of waste infrastructure inside Arena.
  • Stage different types of waste infrastructure around the Arena prior to events.
  • Utilize equipment to move waste through Arena.
  • Document and organize waste data spreadsheets (Cataloging donations, hauling requirements, infrastructure locations, inventory requirements, scheduling, etc.).
  • Create and manage financial reports and recaps to track department expenses.
  • Research current sustainable trends and emerging available technologies.
  • Coordinate with local companies (Salvation Army, Goodwill, recyclers, etc.) to find optimal end markets for Arena materials.
  • Collaborate with managers to document sustainable rules, regulations, and practices for the Arena to abide by.
  • Communicate with Arena staff to maintain sustainable policy requirements.
  • Transport zero waste volunteers in and out of the Arena.
  • Utilize work order tracking software to keep track of and report the status of tasks, including pre-and post-event scheduled tasks, and responding to event-related requests as they arise.


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (including, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word).
  • Work efficiently and problem-solve on the go; task prioritization is key as the Arena environment is fast-paced and unpredictable.
  • Take direction from multiple people: Managers, Supervisors and Event Managers.
  • Lift, push, and pull heavy equipment (up to 100 lbs).
  • Work a non-standard schedule that includes nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Punctual and reliable.
  • Positive attitude and motivated to work.
  • Comfortable communicating with others on a regular basis.
  • Knowledgeable on sustainable trends and environmentally friendly practices.
  • Unaffected by getting your hands dirty and occasionally going through trash (PPE will be provided).

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

If this opportunity looks exciting to you, please complete the application process. Go Hawks!

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Job Details
Date Posted
13 Sept 2023
🇺🇸 Atlanta, GA, USA
Part Time
Required Experience
0+ years