Driver Helper/Laborer
Modern Disposal Services, Inc.

Buffalo, New York

Posted in Manufacturing and Production


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Positions available in Buffalo, Lewiston, and Blasdell

Position Summary

The Driver Helper provides support to our driving staff in collecting commercial and residential trash and recycling. Primary purpose of this job is to lift or pick up trash and recycling and place it in the collection vehicle in a safe, timely manner. This position is very physical and requires frequent lifting, bending, and walking.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Ride on the vehicle to assist the Driver while servicing customers on a designated route.
  • Operate packing mechanism and various levers and handles to activate the lifting and loading mechanism.
  • Clean waste from the packer blade and truck body on each disposal trip; spray and clean the hopper and truck, if applicable.
  • Courteously interact with all customers, dispatchers and others on a daily basis to ensure all customer routes are serviced in a timely and professional manner.
  • Continuously monitor waste for evidence of unacceptable waste.
  • Clean area around an accidental waste spill, ensuring adherence to all applicable safety standards and policies.
  • Maintain adherence to required productivity standards for the department to ensure all customers are serviced in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Follow all required safety policies and procedures.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

Education and Experience
  • No experience required.
  • Experience performing general labor tasks, especially where with heavy lifting is required is preferred.
  • Must be able to lift at least 25 lbs consistently, up to 50 lbs occasionally.
  • Position is exposed to all elements- role is outside a majority of the time.
  • Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions
Modern Corporationprovides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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