ISS World Careers

North Chicago, Illinois, United States

Waste Operator

Posted over 1 month ago

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Job Description

Waste Operator

Hourly Wage

ISS offers full-time employees a variety of benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, as well as a comprehensive leave program based on employment status. The hourly pay range for this position is $20 per hour - $21 per hour per hour.

Work Hours

The work hours for this position are Mon-Fri, 6:00 am - 2:30 pm.

Key Purpose

Environmental Waste Operator are responsible for performing tasks associated with handling waste while making safety and compliance their top priority. These team members work successfully with fellow employees & others to collect waste and deliver it to appropriate and client approved waste facilities and receptacles. This position requires completion of duties year-round in all weather conditions where it is safe to conduct business.

Success Criteria

  • Arriving on time daily.
  • Comply with safety rules, policies, and procedures
  • Follow all company procedures, policies, and rules
  • Proper receiving and storage of all bio- and pharmaceutical waste containers
  • Ensure all equipment is in good working order.
  • Clean and sanitize the work area and waste containers as required
  • Removal and packaging of waste containers
  • Ongoing observation and documentation of changes to waste locations

Key Areas of Collaboration and Influence

  • A solid commitment to quality
  • Always remember safety first
  • Build respectful relationships with all teammates and guests
  • Coordinate activities with other internal departments

Ideal Candidate Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent education required
  • Passion for customer service.
  • A positive attitude.
  • Accountability and dependability in all that you do.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with teammates.
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions in English
  • Requires ability to operate pallet jacks.
  • Valid Drivers License (if required by site)
  • Forklift Driving Experience (if required by site).

Key Accountabilities

  • A strong commitment to company service values.
  • Always remember safety first.
  • Prepare waste collection areas, ensuring that manufacturing areas have all necessary waste-collection supplies
  • All waste material to be delivered to appropriate and client-approved waste facilities
  • Maintain waste collection schedule and meet agreed performance metrics
  • Maintain waste collection documentation manually and digitally as required
  • Manage safety of self and others by monitoring and replacing signage in waste areas and on waste containers
  • Assist other departments as needed.

Physical Demands & Work Environment

  • Must be able to understand ones own physical limitations to the extent necessary to perform the necessary functions and tasks of the job
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must occasionally lift and/or move or push up to 75 pounds.
  • The ability to stand 33%, Walk >66%, Sit <>
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  • Talk and hear 100%
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust and focus 100%
  • Frequent exposure to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals
  • Risk of electrical shock and vibration
  • Occasional exposure to wet and/or humid conditions and outside weather conditions
  • The noise level in the work environment is frequently loud.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and time deadlines during peak period.
  • Must be comfortable working with environmental waste.
  • Must be comfortable working with Trash Compactor.

As a global organization, ISS Group is committed to making the international community more resilient and just for all people. We encourage diversity and inclusion in their broadest terms, including ethnicity, race, age, gender, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, language, culture, and educational background. We look to lead our industry by example and to positively influence the market wherever we operate.