03 Jul
Drivers and Helpers Needed (Lebanon and Lancaster County)
Pennsylvania, Lancaster

Helper

Essential Functions:

Collect solid waste/recyclable materials from customer premises and/or from the curbside if applicable.

Load solid waste into the rear or side of waste collection vehicle

Sort recyclables and deposit materials into the appropriate compartments in collection truck if applicable.

Assist driver in safe operation of the vehicle by directing the driver in backing up the vehicle and in close space maneuvering.

Operate equipment on truck to compact trash/materials into vehicle.

Audit waste collection vehicle for proper equipment prior to leaving branch (i.e., broom, shovel, etc.).

Report all customer related problems to driver immediately

Identify, tag and notify driver of prohibited waste items and remove the items from the waste cart or can.

Follow all safety and equipment checks and precautions in performance of all duties. Comply with all federal, state, local and company rules on safety and vehicle operation.

Additional Responsibilities:

Conform in all respects with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, ordinances and other orders and to all company policies, procedures and directives from supervisors.

Work closely with supervisor to improve routing efficiencies.

Maintain predetermined route quality standards.

Ensure that all required personal protective equipment be worn at all times (i.e., gloves, reflective vest, safety glasses, work boots, etc.)

Exhibit a professional demeanor, manner and appearance at all times (i.e., meeting customers and/or the general public while on route or in uniform.)

Follow all safety and equipment checks and precautions in performance of all duties.

Assist driver in keeping interior cab and exterior of vehicle clean.

Assist when necessary in sorting, cleaning carts, cleaning warehouse, stacking pallets/gaylords, placement of cans in roll-off container, operation of cardboard compactor.

Attend safety and branch meetings.

Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or requested by management.

Education, Training, Experience and Licensing/Certification Requirements:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) desired, but not required.

One (1) to three (3) months related experience and/or training desired, but not required.

Valid state driver’s license preferred, but not required.

Must pass drug screening and a criminal background check

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to read, write, perform basic mathematical calculations and communicate with others.

Ability to follow instructions and perform duties under limited supervision

Ability to operate any equipment necessary to perform job

Ability to apply common sense reasoning to solve general problems

Physical/Mental Demands:

Must be able to stand, walk, bend, reach and lift in an outdoor environment 90% of the time.

Must be able to use hands and fingers, kneel, crawl, talk, hear, climb and balance.

Visual requirements include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Ability to manually lift/move up to 65 pounds regularly

Ability to manually push/move up to 100 pounds with assistance from another employee

Working Conditions:

Frequently exposed to loud noise, humidity, rainy/stormy, extreme hot and cold weather conditions (depending upon season), moving mechanical parts, vibrations, toxic and caustic chemicals, fumes and airborne particles

Work in outdoor environment up to 100% of the time.

Works route away from branch location on a continuous basis throughout the day.

Occasionally work in high precarious places

Work in motor vehicle traffic conditions constantly.

Work environment is normally loud

GFL Environmental is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable employees to perform their jobs.

Driver

Essential Functions:

Operate a residential / recycling collection, side-load and/or rear-load truck, ancillary equipment and hydraulic system to collect solid waste and/or recyclables on specified collection route.

Load solid waste, yard waste and/or recyclables into the rear or side of waste collection vehicle.

Operate equipment on truck to compact trash into vehicle.

Operate truck and equipment using prescribed techniques to eliminate driver-induced mechanical failures.

Complete pre-trip and post-trip safety lane inspections and reports, daily truck report, route sheets and other documentation requested by supervisor daily.

Communicate vehicle mechanical problems to mechanic and supervisor immediately.

Maintain route quality standards as predetermined by management.

Follow all safety standards and equipment checks and precautions in performance of all duties. Comply with all federal, state, local and company rules on safety and vehicle operation.

Maintain clean vehicle by cleaning cab interior and exterior of vehicle.

Identify, and tag prohibited waste items and remove the items from the waste cart or can.

Additional Responsibilities:

Conform in all respects with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, ordinances and other orders and to all company policies, procedures and directives from supervisors.

Ensure that all required personal protective equipment be worn at all times (i.e., gloves, reflective vest, safety glasses, work boots, etc.)

Report all accidents or incidents to supervisor(s) immediately

Exhibit a professional demeanor, manner and appearance at all times (i.e., meeting customers and/or the general public while on route or in uniform.)

Maintain accurate records of services performed.

Maintain inventory of all container and residential carts and spare parts available and recommend purchase of additional containers, carts and spare parts to supervisor.

Work closely with supervisor to improve routing efficiencies.

May be required to work overtime

Attend safety and branch meetings.

Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or requested by management.

Education, Training, Experience and Licensing/Certification Requirements:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) desired.

Possess valid Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).

One (1) year of satisfactory driving experience of Class A or B vehicles preferred.

Satisfactory driving record.

Must pass a DOT physical, drug screen and criminal background check.

Must pass Waste Industries written and road test evaluation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to operate any vehicle or equipment necessary to perform job.

Ability to communicate in writing and verbally with others.

Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations and apply to job.

Ability to write simple reports and correspondence such as pre- and post-trip inspections, accident reports, daily paperwork, etc.

Ability to read and comprehend simple correspondence and instructions such as company policies and procedures, etc.

Ability to apply common sense reasoning to carry out uninvolved written and/or oral instructions and to solve general problems.

Ability to follow instructions and work under limited supervision.

Physical/Mental Demands:

Ability to stand, walk, use hands and fingers, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk, hear, climb, balance, and smell.

Visual requirements include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus due to the constant maneuvering of vehicle in tight and high traffic areas.

Ability to regularly lift/move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift/move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift/move up to 100 pounds.

Sitting may be required up to 75% of the time due to the primary function of driving.

Ability to work in usually loud conditions.

Working Conditions:

Frequently exposed to loud noise, humidity, rainy/stormy, extreme hot and cold weather conditions (depending on season), moving mechanical parts, vibration, toxic and caustic chemicals, fumes and airborne particles

Work in outdoor environment up to 100% of the time.

Works route away from branch location on a continuous basis throughout the day.

Occasionally work in high precarious places.

Work in motor vehicle traffic conditions constantly.

Work environment is usually loud.

GFL Environmental is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable employees to perform their jobs.


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