Residential Helper


  • Type: Full Time
position filled

AMWASTE, LLC has immediate opening for a Residential Helper to work at their operation located in Lanett, AL area. The Helper rides on the vehicle and assists a Driver in providing prompt, courteous and complete waste removal services for customers who reside on a designated residential route. The Helper is responsible for safely removing waste from carts, as well as carrying bags and containers to the vehicle for disposal. The position assists the Driver in maneuvering his or her vehicle by directing the Driver from the ground. In addition, the Helper helps to maintain the cleanliness of the vehicle, as well as the residential route and work area.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Good customer services skills to meet and exceed customer expectations; acts in a professional, courteous and cooperative manner toward customers and co-workers; works with a sense of honesty and trustworthiness.
  • Good follow through ability; ability to adhere to work schedule and follows through on challenges as they arise.
  • Ability to adhere to Company policies and rules set forth; promotes the Company’s safety standards; does not take inappropriate risks.
  • Maintains a feeling of pride in work; strives to achieve all goals.
  • Principal Responsibilities: 

  • Ride on the vehicle to assist the Driver while servicing residential customers on a designated route.
  • Climb on and off vehicle to load refuse, waste and poly carts; lift and carry trash bags and containers to the truck for disposal.
  • Operate packing mechanism and various levers and handles to activate the lifting and loading mechanism.
  • Assist Driver is safely operating the vehicle by directing the Driver from the ground.
  • Clean waste from the packer blade and truck body on each disposal trip; spray and clean the hopper and truck.
  • Courteously interact with all customers and colleagues 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.
  • Follow all required safety policies and procedures.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned. The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by this position and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.
  • Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Two years of prior experience working around heavy commercial trucks is not required but is a plus.

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