Casella Waste Systems, Inc. Sorter/Laborer in Williston, Vermont

Sorter/Laborer

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  • Sorter/Laborer

  • Reference: JOB13426

  • Location: Williston, VT

  • Company: Chittenden Solid Waste Zero-Sort Processing

  • Status: Available

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Casella Waste Systems, Inc. [Nasdaq: CWST] is a regional solid waste, recycling and resource management services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal, recycling, and organics services. Casella operates facilities in 6 northeastern states, with just under 2000 employees, and annual revenues of approximately $599 million.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform duties in a safe manner in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations and company policies.

  • Ensure proper PPE is utilized, as well as compliance with Lock Out Tag Out procedures are adhered to consistently.

  • Inspect materials and sort items or materials into designated areas according to type, size, condition, color, or paper grade.

  • Pull contaminants out of paper or off of floor.

  • Perform cleaning duties related to plant equipment and general housekeeping.

  • Report system problems immediately to management.

  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area and surrounding area.

  • Dump boxes and containers of material into designated area(s).

  • Maintain an excellent attendance record and an excellent safety and work quality record.

  • Other duties as assigned.

    REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to perform physical requirements of the job (prolonged physical exertions, including standing. reaching, bending, pushing, pulling, lifting, carrying and climbing).

  • Exhibit the ability to distinguish between various recyclable materials.

  • Self-starter, aggressive work ethic and ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Safety conscious.

  • Good verbal communication skills to be able to communicate effectively and professionally with other personnel and management.

  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Legally eligible to work in the United States.

  • Must successfully complete pre-employment testing.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Must be able to read and speak the English language well enough to communicate, understand, and respond to questions, instructions, signs, signals, and safety training.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Exposure to extreme weather conditions.

  • Exposure to dust, noise, heat, cold, and fumes found in a shop environment.

  • Exposure to residential and commercial waste and recycling.

  • Exposure to equipment traffic.

We offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability insurance, life insurance, and a 401(k) plan.

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer