Forklift Operator

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Founded in 1975, Casella Waste Systems, Inc. is a publicly traded company (CWST) and one of the nation's leading providers of waste and recycling services. Casella currently employs more than 2,500 employees throughout Vermont, Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York, and Pennsylvania and serves customers in more than 40 states. We are especially proud of our support and dedication to the success of our local communities throughout the northeast region and beyond.

Part of the Critical Infrastructure Industry, Casella protects the health and safety of our society and prevents any debilitating impact on the communities we serve. We are constantly developing and investing in innovative solutions to build a better tomorrow for future generations.

In every way, our most important resource is our people. Our deep understanding of resource renewal also guides us in cultivating a culture of lifelong learning and career growth and flows naturally from our deepest core values and our unwavering dedication to safety and wellness.

We believe the work we do is vitally important and meaningful and that our employees are the stewards of our region’s breathtaking natural beauty. We seek to hire the most talented and dedicated people to grow our business and serve our customers.

Summary of Position:

The Forklift Operator will work to maintain a clean, organized facility, respect forklift safety criteria, inventory movement criteria and fulfilling production needs.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Operating the forklift in a high paced environment
  • Loading and unloading trailers with the forklift
  • Record and report any equipment repairs as needed
  • Ensure that the facility is kept clean and all materials are properly disposed of
  • Ability to maintain a safe working environment
  • Continue to grow lean knowledge and use the tools to identify and assist with continuous improvement
  • Operate a forklift/pallet jacks following all company and safety regulations

Education, Experience & Qualifications:

  • Forklift experience and basic operator level maintenance is required
  • Proven commitment to safety
  • Self-directed person
  • Proven work commitment record
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills are required

Casella Attributes:

  • Positive, team-oriented attitude
  • Open to personal and professional training and development

 

We offer excellent benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and a 401(k) Plan.

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an environment of inclusion and mutual respect where opportunities are available to all applicants and team members without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, military and veteran status, status as individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our team members is critical to our success as a company and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people.

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