• Laborer (Temporary)

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  • Overview & Essential Job Functions

    Position Summary:


    The Laborer is responsible for aiding the efforts of the driver and being a second set of eyes on the road to prevent accidents and injuries. They will also be responsible for the collection and hand loading of commercial and residential waste and pick-up & delivery of waste containers. It is expected that every Laborer employee will conduct his/her self in a professional manner at all times and perform all duties as assigned in a safe manner.  Our Laborers must also be able to communicate professionally with customers, dispatch, and supervisors. Laborers may be exposed to extreme weather conditions such as heat, rain, or wind and will be expected to follow proper safety instructions in those elements. This role is a temporary assignment for 30 days. This position will be considered for full-time hire after the 30 day period.


    Essential Job Functions:

    • Assist in picking up and transporting waste safely, according to all federal, state and local rules and regulations.
    • Pick up specified waste from each customer site scheduled for the day.
    • Ensure that customers have packaged and prepared the waste according to all federal, state and local rules and regulations before transporting.
    • Provide the highest level of customer service to assigned accounts on a daily basis.
    • Communicating any issues to Operations Manager, Route Supervisor or Dispatcher for resolution. This includes, but is not limited to re-routes, adjustments in container sizes, training, etc.
    • Ensure waste, supplies, and material handling equipment is secured prior to operating vehicle on public highway.
    • Respects the property of all residential and commercial customers.
    • Responsible for cleaning the inside and exterior of the trucks on a regular basis and reports any observed maintenance problems.
    • Must work safely and carefully to prevent injury to self and others while loading and unloading vehicle.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications & Environmental Demands

    Required Qualifications:

    • 1-year experience working as a general laborer and/or construction environment.
    • High School Diploma / G.E.D.
    • Valid Class C Driver's License.
    • Acceptable Driver Record.
    • Exceptional Communication Skills.
    • Ability to work overtime as needed.
    • Ability to perform physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bilingual English / Spanish

    Physical/Environmental Demands: 

    • Physical:
      • Standing, walking, seeing, hearing, & smelling continuously.
      • Problem solving, oral/written communication, analytical ability, concentration, & interpersonal abilities continuously.
      • Eye/hand coordination, handling, & wrist motion continuously.
      • Bending, reaching, stretching, frequently, and lifting ≤ 50 Lbs. frequently.

    • Environmental:

      • Exposure to dust, smoke, fumes, odors, grease, oil, chemicals, wet/hot conditions, & noise continuously.
      • Works outside only. 



    • Competitive wages
    • Career plan
    • Professional development learning
    • An exceptional work environment

    Athens will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and any other applicable state, federal or local laws. EEO/M/F/disability/veteran


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