Laborer - Landfill
Company: Waste Management
Location: Simi Valley
Posted on: January 4, 2022
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading
provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North
America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating
excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves
nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial
and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of
collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling
facilities and waste-based energy production projects.
I. Job Summary
Performs various tasks in a landfill including containing loose
refuse to prevent scattering, and directing traffic at the
II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may
- Manually picks up windblown paper from periphery of landfill.
Carries a large plastic trash bag and walks along the fenced border
of the landfill, as well as on exterior land adjacent to the public
property. Pulls paper from the fence and lifts loose paper from the
ground, depositing refuse in bag until full.
- Uses mobile vacuum to gather loose paper and refuse. Drives
tractor pulling vacuum along the fenced border of the landfill, as
well as on the exterior land adjacent to the public property. When
destination is reached, parks and descends the tractor. Grasps the
vacuum hose handle and guides to vacuum loose paper from the fence
and ground. When the immediate area is vacuumed, ascends the
tractor cab and drives forward. Parks and descends the cab,
repeating the vacuum process as necessary. Repeats these steps,
working around the outer edge of the landfill.
- During the summer months, when traffic at landfill is
extraordinarily heavy, the laborer is stationed at the landfill
entrance in a chair to direct the traffic. Directs the flow of
trucks. Communicates with the drivers verbally or by hand
- Lifts construction materials for projects related to site
maintenance i.e., lumber, bags of concrete mix, hand tools, etc.
Uses hand tools such as shovels, picks, axes and chain saws.
- Manually separates metal, white goods, lumber and cardboard
from trash on tipping floor at landfills with transfer station.
III. Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory duties.
The requirements listed below are representative of the
qualifications necessary to perform the job.
A. Education/ Experience
- Education: Not required.
- Experience: No prior work experience required.
B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
- Licenses as required by Local, State, Federal, Environmental
and/or Health/Safety Regulatory agencies.
C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
- None required.
At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive
total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life
Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase
Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive
Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that
benefits may vary by site.
If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for,
please click "Apply."
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