Top Waste Management Jobs For The Week Of February 28, 2016

refurbish your career with a job in waste management

refurbish your career with a job in waste management

Hopefully, the groundhog was right and we’re heading into an early Spring – we won’t think about the role climate change might play in that! We will think about Spring cleaning, though, which often means throwing lots of things away. Hopefully, you’re reusing or recycling what you can; however you dispose of those goods, you contributing to the work of the waste management industry. See how this kind of work isn’t going to go anywhere?

We’ve got a couple of jobs for you this week from our partners at Green Job Post. Take a look, and don’t forget to sign up for our weekly email alerts. And if you’re thinking about listing a new job in waste management or other fields related to environmental conservation and protection, consider tell GJP what you’re looking for in a job listing service through this questionnaire. You’ll get a coupon for free listings by taking two minutes to answer the questionnaire.

And on to this week’s featured jobs…

Refurbishing Tech II

Company: Goodwill Industries (Ewing Township, NJ)

Assist the Refurbishing Supervisor and participate in repair activities with staff and volunteers. Maintain and organize parts department, shipping/receiving and ordering of parts and supplies.


A. Must be able to interact with a variety of people and motivate to highest level of productivity.

B. Must demonstrate the ability to read, write, and communicate clearly in English.

C. Must be able to stand, bend, sit and kneel for long periods of time.

D. Must possess ability to move and lift 25lbs. frequently and 50lbs. occasionally.

E. Must be detail oriented.

F. Must possess valid driver’s license with a good driving record

G. Must have the ability to work as a member of a team.

H. Flexibility to cover other areas of Goodwill when needed.

I. Ability to supervise when needed.

Driver, Recycling (CDL)

Company: Rumpke Waste (Cincinnati, OH)

The recycling driver position is a physically demanding job.Β  Drivers are responsible for servicing assigned route(s) with the collection and hauling of acceptable recycling materials to a recycling plant. Β This position routinely requires extensive physical exertion (lifting, pushing, and pulling trash receptacles weighing up to 75 pounds each from the ground approximately 300-500 times per day) and entering/exiting the truck approximately 600-1000 times per day.Β  Recycling drivers are exposed to extreme weather conditions.Β  The hours and physical demand may vary by route or area.


  • Legally eligible to work in the United States.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must have at least a valid Class B CDL. Must have a valid DOT medical card or able to obtain prior to hire.
  • Must not have any DUI’s or OVI’s within the last 5 years or 2 in the last 10 years.
  • Must not have any license suspensions within the last 2 years.
  • No more than 3 moving violations within the last 2 years.
  • Must successfully complete pre-employment testing.
  • Must be able to read and speak the English language well enough to communicate, understand, and respond to questions, directions, traffic signs, signals, and safety training.

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