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Laborer

Manassas, Virginia

Job Title

Laborer

Primary Location

Manassas, Virginia

Employee Type

Employee

Job Description

American Disposal has an immediate position available for a Laborer at our location in Manassas, VA. The Laborer position is responsible for helping the driver of a garbage truck on specified routes to manually collect solid waste and transport it to appropriate disposal sites. Ideal candidates will have at least 2 years of work experience as well as a stable work history, preferably in a labor type position. We are looking to hire safety conscious individuals that are able to work outside in all weather conditions and handle any labor task that is assigned.

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • Work alongside the driver of a residential garbage truck and assist in the manual collection of solid waste or recyclable material.
  • This is a labor-intensive position requiring regular heavy lifting and climbing in and out of the truck.
  • This position will be responsible for safely, efficiently, and courteously serving customers.
  • This is a full time, year round position. A typical schedule for this position is Monday – Friday with occasional Saturdays as needed, approximately 50-55 hour work week.
  • Employees are paid weekly. The starting pay for this position is $150 per day (day rate). With overtime, a laborer typically earns between 40-50K per year.

WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL EFFORT:

  • Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50 pounds.
  • Requires frequent bending, stretching, throwing, reaching, lifting and jogging.  
  • Work environment involves some exposure to physical risks such as moving mechanical parts, which require following basic safety precautions.
  • 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.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Physical stamina – Must be able to continually lift 50+ lbs throughout a 10-11 hour shift.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in all types of weather.
  • Must pass pre-employment, future, and random drug screening tests.
  • Must pass pre-employment background check.
  • Valid driver's license preferred.

Join our team today!

On top of competitive pay we offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, short term & long term disability, life insurance, 401(k) retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future".

American Disposal offers a CDL training program for qualified individuals at no charge.

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

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