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1st Shift Equipment Operator-$1,500 Stay on Bonus

York, Pennsylvania

Summary: Moves recycle material with the use of various material handling equipment to facilitate the recycling process from the dumping position to the conveyor line and move competed bails to either a staging area or trailers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned. 

Moves recycle material as directed or instructed for processing.

Is a team player and able to work well with other employees.

Regular attendance, both days and hours are essential.

Competency:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Problem Solving - Develops alternative solutions.

Technical Skills -Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.

Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.

Interpersonal - Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control.

Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings. May communicate in English or Spanish

Team Work - Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed; Recognizes accomplishments of other team members.

Written Communication - Able to read and interpret written information.  May communicate in English or Spanish

Diversity - Promotes a harassment-free environment.

Ethics - Treats people with respect.

Organizational Support -Follows policies and procedures.

Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment.

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.

Initiative - Volunteers readily.

Innovation - Meets challenges with resourcefulness.

Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Accepts responsibility for own actions.

Quality - Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Works quickly.

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.                                        

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions.  Ability to effectively present information to other employees of the organization. May communicate in English or Spanish.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and occasionally outdoor weather conditions. The employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals; The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance and talk or hear, the employee is regularly required use hands, finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; The employee is frequently required to sit in order to operate material moving equipment. The employee must occasionally lift and /or move up less than 30 pounds and frequently lift and/or move less that 5 pounds. The employee may occasionally pull up to 80 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include seeing objects being handled and other employees on the floor.  Will handle broom and other devices in order to assist in daily cleanup of facility.

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We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement.

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

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