Garbage Helper

Full Time

Website Interstate Waste Services

Interstate Waste Services is the most progressive and innovative provider of solid waste and recycling services in the country! We primarily service Northern New Jersey, Southern New York State, New York City, and recently expanded our operations of transfer stations into Pennsylvania and Ohio, where we also own and operate a state-of-the-art rail-served landfill. We cater to a diverse range of residential, industrial and commercial customers. Our mission has always been to provide our customers with the highest quality waste, recycling and environmental services, while keeping focus on employee, customer and environmental safety.What makes our company culture unique is we have mastered the ability to balance the standards of a large corporate company while maintaining our small business family style culture.Job HighlightsThe Collection Helper’s main responsibility is to collect (primarily by hand) and load refuse from customer locations into a heavy duty sanitation vehicle. Unless designated by the company as a CDL Helper, Helpers are not permitted to operate a company vehicle at any time. The position reports to the Onsite Operations Manager, but is also subject to supervision by Route Supervisors and Dispatchers. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:Transfer refuse in a timely and safe manner from customer stops to vehicleAssist the driver while maneuvering into positions for collection and disposalMaintain and partake in daily clean-up of vehicleLearn garbage routes to better assist driverAttend all required training, operational meetings, and mandatory monthly Safety MeetingsWork EnvironmentHelpers spend majority of daily routine both in the cab of the truck, on the back of the truck, or moving around the truck for trash collectionHelpers must be able to physically mount and dismount the truck throughout the duration of the work dayHelpers must be able to constantly lift, push, and pull waste bags and receptacles that weigh approximately 50-75+ lbs. as part of their daily routine. The bags usually have no wheels or handles for easier maneuverability, so the employee must have the physical strength to carry out the job duties.RequirementsApplicants must meet physical standards as specified aboveApplicants must be at least 18 years of age and legally eligible to work in the United StatesExperience from the sanitation industry is strongly preferredA clean driving record is strongly preferred, however, not a requirementPosition requires a team-player attitude as job is spent in close quarters with other staff members that all rely on one anotherCareer opportunitiesWe believe in providing the training and development you need to grow your career with Interstate Waste Services. Many of our Supervisors, Managers, and other leadership staff, started their careers as Helpers, Drivers, or Dispatchers. IWS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.Salary and benefitsIWS is committed to providing a world class work place to all employees. Each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including, hourly pay based on experience and paid overtime, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and more. Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. All Helpers are members of a Union and benefits will be provided as outlined in the collective bargaining agreement.Job Type: Full-timeExperience:Sanitation: 1 year (Preferred)physical labor: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location:One locationWork Remotely:NoShow more

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