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Laborer/Forklift Operator

Apache Junction, Arizona
We have an immediate position available for a Forklift Operator and Laborer for our Recycling Facility in Apache Junction, AZ  In this position you will be operating our loader or baler, also along with trucks and smaller equipment at our recycling facility. 

WHY YOU NEED TO JOIN US:

  • CULTURE:   It’s a Great place to work! We work in an environment where empowered, self-directed All-stars know what they do is important.
  • INTEGRITY: Our definition is “saying what you will do and then doing it!” We keep our promises to our customers and our employees.  


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Pushing recyclables onto an incline belt
  • Loading recycle materials in a hopper
  • Loading, dump trucks, open top trailers, pushing up piles of yard debris, rubble
  • Responsible for equipment inspection
  • Assisting customers and employees as needed

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:

  • Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 60 pounds.
  • The employee is exposed to outside weather, including frequent wet and/or humid conditions, as well as exposure to fumes and vibration. Noise level is usually moderate.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proven experience in operating Forklifts and Balers
  • Ability to be self-directed as well as work in a team environment
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions
  • Must pass pre-employment background check and drug screen
  • Valid Drivers License.
  • Ability to read, write, comprehend and communicate in English.

To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at www.careers.wasteconnections.com . Application information and additional instructions can be found once you select your position of interest.

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term & short term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future".

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran)

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