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PeopleReady Waste collector in Lowell, Massachusetts

Job Description

Refuse collectors gather garbage and other discarded materials set out by customers along designated routes in urban and rural communities and transport the materials to sanitary landfills or incinerator plants for disposal.

Note – Pay Rate for this Job is $26/Hour

Responsibilities

  • Riding on the back of garbage collection truck collecting solid waste on a designated route.

  • Directing driver when pulling out in traffic and backing up, and directing incoming vehicles to dumping area at solid waste disposal facilities.

  • Knowledge of standardized work routines used for manual tasks and operation of collection vehicles in solid waste operations.

  • Checking operating and safety conditions of vehicles, performing minor servicing, and reporting needed repairs or servicing.

  • Assisting driver with various tasks during waste runs Be able to lift 100+lbs many times throughout the day.

  • Be able to work in all weather conditions.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Must be 18 or older Ability to lift 50lbs or more continuously during route.

  • Able to work in inclement weather.

  • Physically demanding work.

  • Deep knowledge of work routines and procedures in collecting solid waste materials for disposal, reuse, and recycling.

  • Ability to carry, reach, bend, push, pull, and climb during route.

  • Basic background and sex offender registry check

Additional Information

PeopleReady is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religious affiliation, color, national origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability. We will get to know you and connect you with jobs that match your skills, experience and preferences. We work hard every single day to find jobs so each employee has opportunity and variety in their work. Apply to join us today.

PeopleReady is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religious affiliation, color, national origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by law. We will get to know you and connect you with jobs that match your skills, experience and preferences. We work hard every single day to find jobs so each employee has opportunity and variety in their work.

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