Laborer - Landfill/Transfer

  • Laborer - Landfill/Transfer

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  • Overview & Essential Job Functions

    Position Summary:

    All general laborers employed by Athens Services are responsible for maintaining a clean facility property and entrance roads. It is expected that every general 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 general laborers must also be able to communicate professionally with customers, drivers, and supervisors.

    Essential Job Functions:

    • Maintain landfill/transfer station and surrounding areas cleaned from debris by manually picking paper, plastic bags, and removing weeds etc.
    • Installing drainage structures.
    • Placing tarps on top of trash, and placing tires on top of tarp.
    • Move or construct wind fences, make repairs as needed.
    • Pick up commodities from tipping area as safety permits.
    • Control and direct incoming traffic and direct vehicles to appropriate working area by using appropriate hand signals.
    • Maintain drainage channels clean from debris, as well as tracks on equipment.
    • Enforce traffic regulations.
    • Maintain a clean entrance roads and property.
    • Ensure proper safety procedures and policies are followed by employees, customers, drivers etc.
    • Direct traffic inside landfill/transfer station as necessary.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications & Environmental Demands

    Required Qualifications:

    • 1-year experience working as a general laborer and/or construction environment.
    • High School Diploma / GED
    • Working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions common to construction operations.
    • Ability to establish effective working relationships with other employees, supervisors and the public.
    • Ability to understand and communicate in writing and verbally and follow instructions.
    • Ability to observe proper safety precautions.
    • Ability to work overtime as needed.
    • Valid C Class Driver License.
    • Ability to perform physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bilingual English / Spanish

    Physical/Environmental Demands:

    • Physical:
      • Standing, walking on uneven terrain, 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
    • Comprehensive benefit package Medical, Dental, Vision
    • 401K
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Life Insurance
    • Paid Vacation and Sick Time
    • Career plan
    • Recognition programs
    • 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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