Laborer - Landfill/Transfer

Athens Services Victorville, CA
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.

Benefits

Benefits:

* 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