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Waste Services Garbage Truck Helper

Company: Interstate Waste Services
Location: Paterson
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:Interstate Waste Services is hiring Garbage Truck-Collection Helpers 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.Responsibilities:The Collection Helpers 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 Operations Manager onsite 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 vehicle.Assist 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 Environment
Helpers 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.Qualifications:Requirements
Applicants 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 preferredPosition requires a team-player attitude as job is spent in close quarters with other staff members that all rely on one anotherAdditional Job Requirements:
Routes may require Drivers to navigate through congested communities and confined or tight areas in city locations.Highly skilled backing maneuvers are essential to successfully perform this job.Our drivers routinely climb in and out of the truck cab to service customer accounts.Driver pre and post inspections required. Drivers are responsible for ensuring their truck is in compliance with IWSs safety standards as well as OSHA and DOT regulations, and local traffic laws, prior to and while operating the vehicle. Additional Information: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.

Keywords: Interstate Waste Services, Paterson , Waste Services Garbage Truck Helper, Other , Paterson, New Jersey

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