Careers

Careers

The Action Environmental Group Family of Companies offers its employees a comprehensive benefits package that meets individual and family needs. The benefit package includes health, family, retirement and professional development. Benefits are available for full time hourly and salaried employees.

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Health Care

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short and Long Term Disability
 

Time-off Benefits

  • Vacation
  • Personal/Sick Days
  • Holidays
  • Family and Medical Leave
  • Military Family Leave Entitlement
  • Jury Duty
  • Bereavement Days
 

Financial Benefits

  • 40lK With Generous Company Match
  • Direct Deposit
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Employee Discount Programs

 

Multiple Job Openings Jersey City, NJ

                     

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Location:            Jersey City, NJ                 

Job Description:

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Call our job hotline at: (862) 902-5010

Diesel Mechanic - Brooklyn, NY

JOB DESCRIPTION

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Job Title: Diesel Mechanic

Job Description:

The Action Environmental Group, parent company of Action Carting in New York City and Interstate Waste Services in Northern New Jersey/Southern New York State, has several openings for skilled Diesel Mechanics ready to take on the next challenge in their career.

Our Diesel Mechanics perform inspection, diagnosis and repair of electrical, hydraulic, suspension, brake and air systems on vehicles and equipment, including diesel heavy trucks and engines. Performs preventive maintenance inspection (PMI); troubleshoots, repairs, and rebuilds major components on vehicles and equipment. Ensures accurate diagnosis and effective repair and/or replacement of components. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
  • Completes required paperwork utilizing fleet maintenance software program associated with repairing vehicles, documenting parts usage, and accounting for repair times.
  • Assists in the repair and adjustment of equipment.
  • Washes vehicles and equipment.
  • Conducts safety checks on vehicles.
  • Assists with service calls for breakdowns.
  • Perform other maintenance related work as required.
  • Maintain a clean, safe work area in compliance with Corporate / OSHA Standards.

Skills Qualifications:

  • 3-5+ years experience as class A or B mechanic
  • Computer diagnostic experience is required
  • Prior experience from waste management industry or heavy equipment/yellow iron dealership experience is a plus
  • Trade school or similar training is a plus
  • Knowledge of safety procedures and practices

Benefits:

The Action Environmental Group is committed to providing a world class work place to all employees. Each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and more. Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. The Mechanic is a Union position and benefits will be provided as outlined in the collective bargaining agreement. For more information about working at the Action Environmental Group, check out this video.

To apply:

Visit www.actioncarting.com/careers or email your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Action Environmental Group is one of the most progressive and innovative providers of non-hazardous waste management services, serving a diverse range of industrial and commercial customers in New York City, Northern New Jersey and Southern New York state. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Welder - Chester, NY

JOB DESCRIPTION

Location:            Chester, NY              

Job Title:           Welder

Job Description:

IWS has an immediate opening for a Welder, with solid experience in minor repairs and basic welding processes. Key goals of the position include the following:

  • Perform minor repairs and apply basic welding processes.
  • Repair compactors, containers and carts.
  • Perform preventive maintenance inspections, diagnostic and repair of electrical and hydraulic systems on compactors.
  • Conduct safety checks on compactors and containers.
  • Complete required paperwork utilizing fleet maintenance software program associated with repairing compactors and containers, documenting parts usage, and accounting for repair times.
  • Perform service calls for compactor repair.
  • Perform related work such as flame cutting, bending, forming, beveling, notching of metal and plastic parts.
  • Perform all work within Standard Repair Times (SRTs).
  • Work from prints, drawings and verbal instructions.
  • Perform standard layouts and set-ups of dimensions and tolerances.
  • Utilize standard shop hand tools, measuring devices and equipment.
  • Perform other maintenance related work as required.
  • Maintain a clean, safe work area in compliance with Corporate / OSHA Standards.

Skills Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience in welding processes such as MIG, stick, and torch welding on a variety of materials.
  • Knowledge of safety procedures and practices necessary while operating or repairing compactors, containers and carts
  • Skill in operating tools equipment, parts and procedures utilized during the repair and servicing of compactors, containers and carts

Compensation/Benefits:

IWS and our parent company, the Action Environmental Group, is committed to providing a world class work place to all employees. Each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and more. Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. The Welder is a Union position and benefits will be provided as outlined in the collective bargaining agreement. For more information about working at IWS and the Action Environmental Group, check out this video.

To apply:

Visit www.actioncarting.com/careers or email your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Commercial Dispatcher - Jersey City, NJ

JOB DESCRIPTION

Location: Jersey City, NJ

Job Title: Commercial Dispatcher

Job Description:

The Commercial Dispatcher will report to the Site and Operations Manager at our Jersey City IWS Depot. The dispatcher is responsible for and expected to:

  • Dispatch drivers to calls as they are received, using information on customer needs, driver’s locations/loads and other daily factors
  • Set up crew sheet for commercial routes and notify all employees of their schedule
  • Run and email all driver D.O.T. hours
  • Field phone calls from customer service and customers to appropriate location
  • Review Routeware pictures and driver comments for commercial routes; send any billable extras, pictures, account info and explanations to sales team
  • Review driver requests on Routeware for container switches or repairs and enter service tickets into Tower (our company database)
  • Initiate outbound calls to customers while drivers are onsite, resolving pick-up and other issues
  • Print route cover sheet for Routeware routes and send work to Routeware vehicle computers
  • Print full route sheets for those that do not utilize Routeware
  • Review time-off request forms and enter into Outlook shared calendar
  • Send breakdown reports to maintenance and IWS dispatch
  • Send accident and injury reports to IWS dispatch, safety, and risk management
  • Route and dispatch rack truck for NJ
  • Run reports on route productivity and ensure route efficiency

Skills Qualifications:

  • Legally eligible to work in the United States and 21-years of age or older
  • High school/GED equivalent minimum
  • Dispatch experience a plus
  • Sanitation industry experience a plus
  • Fluency in English, Spanish bilingual a plus

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Salaried rate of pay
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits/Term Life Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Plan with company match
  • Paid Time Off (PTO): Vacation, Personal, Sick Days, Holiday Pay

Employment Status:

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Diesel Mechanic - NY/NJ Locations

JOB DESCRIPTION

Location: New York and New Jersey Depot Locations

Job Title: Diesel Mechanic

Job Description:

The Action Environmental Group, parent company of Action Carting in New York City and Interstate Waste Services in Northern New Jersey/Southern New York State, has several openings for skilled Diesel Mechanics ready to take on the next challenge in their career.

Our Diesel Mechanics perform inspection, diagnosis and repair of electrical, hydraulic, suspension, brake and air systems on vehicles and equipment, including diesel heavy trucks and engines. Performs preventive maintenance inspection (PMI); troubleshoots, repairs, and rebuilds major components on vehicles and equipment. Ensures accurate diagnosis and effective repair and/or replacement of components. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
  • Completes required paperwork utilizing fleet maintenance software program associated with repairing vehicles, documenting parts usage, and accounting for repair times.
  • Assists in the repair and adjustment of equipment.
  • Washes vehicles and equipment.
  • Conducts safety checks on vehicles.
  • Assists with service calls for breakdowns.
  • Perform other maintenance related work as required.
  • Maintain a clean, safe work area in compliance with Corporate / OSHA Standards.

Skills Qualifications:

  • 3-5+ years experience as class A or B mechanic
  • Computer diagnostic experience is required
  • Prior experience from waste management industry or heavy equipment/yellow iron dealership experience is a plus
  • Trade school or similar training is a plus
  • Knowledge of safety procedures and practices

Benefits:

The Action Environmental Group is committed to providing a world class work place to all employees. Each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and more. Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. The Mechanic is a Union position and benefits will be provided as outlined in the collective bargaining agreement. For more information about working at the Action Environmental Group, check out this video.

To apply:

Visit www.actioncarting.com/careers or email your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Action Environmental Group is one of the most progressive and innovative providers of non-hazardous waste management services, serving a diverse range of industrial and commercial customers in New York City, Northern New Jersey and Southern New York state. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

 

Truck Drivers - Roll Off (NY/NJ Locations)

JOB DESCRIPTION
Our Roll-Off drivers are responsible for the hauling of construction debris typically from large high volume construction sites. The driver is responsible for performing assigned duties on container delivery and hauling of industrial roll-off routes. This physically strenuous position involves mounting and dismounting a heavy-duty truck numerous times each day.
Join our Action team. When you drive for Action, you join a team of the best drivers in the tristate area - professional, well trained, and skilled. Our drivers work hard and drive safe. They know they are valued front-line team members who are the key in making Action Environmental Services number one in the industry. They are rewarded with competitive pay, great benefits, opportunity for growth, and they are home at night.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned and may vary by location.

  • Routes may require Drivers to navigate through congested communities and confined or tight areas in city locations. Backing skills are essential as a large percentage of the time spent servicing customers is done in reverse. Our drivers routinely climb in and out of the truck cab to service customer accounts and at times need to climb on to the truck containers to smooth loads or secure tarps for transport.
  • In addition, the position involves lifting (up to 50 - 75 pounds), pushing, pulling, and bending. Our drivers, who have safe driving records, also communicate professionally with customers and dispatch at all times, and comply with all local, state, and federal transportation regulations and with Company policies.
  • Required work hours may be up to the legal limits allowed and may require weekend and/or holiday work. Work hours will vary by route. Drivers must be able to read and understand a map, complete daily driver logs as well as pre and post trip truck inspections. This position will require you to work in all weather extremes including extreme hot or cold, wet or dry conditions.

Qualifications
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.
A. Education and Experience
At least 1 year of experience within the last 7 years operating a vehicle requiring a commercial driver's license (CDL).
B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

  • Must be at least 21 years of age or older
  • Legally eligible to work in the United States
  • Must have a Class A or B CDL with airbrakes endorsement valid for the state in which you are applying to work in.
  • Clean driving record
  • Must be willing to drive a video/GPS monitored vehicle
  • Must be willing to follow strict safety rules such as no cell phone, food or drink while operating a commercial vehicle
  • Must be able to speak and read English well enough to converse with the general public, understand highway traffic and signals, respond to official questions, and be able to make legible entries on reports and records.
  • Ability to perform physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Successfully complete pre-employment DOT drug screen, physical, and background check, which will include previous employment check, criminal and motor vehicle record review.

Truck Drivers - Packer (NY/NJ Locations)

JOB DESRCIPTION
At Action Environmental Services our Commercial Drivers operate rear load trucks to service commercial routes removing and transporting waste or recyclables in fulfillment of customer contracts. This position will service approximately 200 to 500 commercial customers per day according to the assigned routes. The waste will then need to be transferred to the appropriate station, landfill or drop-off location.

When you drive for Action Environmental Service, you join a team of the best drivers in the Tristate area - professional, well trained, and skilled. Our drivers work hard and drive safe. They know they are valued front-line team members who are the key in making Action number one in the industry. They are rewarded with competitive pay, great benefits, opportunity for growth, and they are home at night.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned and may vary by location.
Routes may require Drivers to navigate through congested communities and confined or tight areas in city  locations. Backing skills are essential, as a large percentage of the time spent servicing customers is done in reverse. Our drivers routinely climb in and out of the truck cab to service customer accounts.
Our drivers, who have safe driving records, comply with all local, state, and federal transportation regulations and with company policy. Drivers are expected to communicate professionally with customers and dispatchers at all times. This includes receiving complaints about schedules and quality of service. Our Drivers must make note of and report on any such complaints and respond in a courteous and respectful manner.
Required work hours may be up to the legal limits allowed and may require weekend and/or holiday work. Work hours will vary by route. Drivers must be able to read and understand a map, complete daily driver logs as well as pre and post trip truck inspections.

Qualifications
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.
A. Education and Experience
At least 1 year of experience within the last 7 years operating a vehicle requiring a commercial driver's license (CDL).
B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

  • 21 years of age or older
  • Legally eligible to work in the United States
  • Must have a Class A or B CDL with airbrakes endorsement valid for the state in which you are applying to work in.
  • Clear driving record
  • Must be willing to drive a video/GPS monitored vehicle
  • Must be willing to follow strict safety rules such as no cell phone, food or drink while operating a commercial vehicle
  • Must be able to speak and read English well enough to converse with the general public, understand highway traffic and signals, respond to official questions, and be able to make legible entries on reports and records.
  • Successfully complete pre-employment DOT drug screen, physical, and background check, which will include previous employment check, criminal history and motor vehicle record review.
  • Ability to perform pushing, pulling, kneeing, bending, twisting and lifting up to 75 lbs throughout the shift with or without reasonable accommodations. As well as climb into and out of the truck repeatedly. Note: The level of physical effort may vary and in some cases be greater or lesser than documented here.

Helper

JOB DESCRIPTION

Location:                     

Job Title: Helper

Job Description:

  • The basic responsibility of the position is, but not limited to collecting, hand loading and moving of refuse from customer locations in a timely and safe manner, and to assist the driver while maneuvering into positions for collection and disposal.
  • The position is required to assist in the daily clean-up of the vehicle. The employee must be able to learn a route. The employee in this position needs to be a team player and is required to follow directions by the driver.
  • Unless designated by the company as a CDL Helper, Helpers are not permitted to operate a company vehicle at any time.
  • Ultimately the position reports to the Operations manager. However, the position is also subject to supervision by route supervisors and dispatchers.

Skills Qualifications:

  • The employee must constantly lift, push, and pull waste bags and receptacles that weigh approximately 50 to 75 pounds as part of their daily routine. Often, these waste receptacles have no wheels or handles for maneuverability, and the employees must have the physical strength to adjust accordingly.
  • This physically strenuous position involves mounting and dismounting the truck.
  • Employees must attend all required operational meetings, to include mandatory monthly Safety Meetings. The employee must be aware of and follow all Company policies.

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Weekly rate of pay + overtime
  • Medical Benefits
  • Dental Benefits
  • Vision Insurance
  • Term Life Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Plan with company match
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) Vacation, Personal and Sick Days

Employment Status:

  • In accordance with the Company’s Union Collective Bargaining Agreement, the employee will have to be a member of that unit. 

Sorter/Pickers/Handlers

JOB DESCRIPTION

Location:                     

Job Title: Sorters/Pickers/Laborers

Job Description:

  • These positions are hourly paid, based on a minimum 40 hour work week as defined by management, and may be changed at management’s discretion.
  • The position will require you to possibly work a 24/7 rotating shift, which includes weekends, holidays and overtime as required.
  • The position reports directly to the Plant Supervisor or Site Manager of the facility.

Skills Qualifications:

  • Sorters are responsible for ensuring proper placement, separation and sorting of different recyclable materials such as cardboard, paper, plastic etc. on the conveyor line so that outbound recycling materials are separated properly according to grades.
  • As a Material Handler, you will be unloading and processing refuse materials for sorting and separation into recyclable products.
  • You must be capable of working in an environment where teamwork and cooperation is fostered at all times.
  • You will assist in ensuring the operations floor is clear of obstacles as you perform general housekeeping duties as assigned.
  • Work with other plant personnel to ensure the facility is operated and maintained in a clean, safe, and efficient manner.
  • Employees must have the ability to regularly lift 25 pounds, occasionally lift/move 50 pounds.
  • The work environment can be very demanding as you may have to stand, bend or stoop for extended periods of time and have above average physical agility and dexterity.
  • Employees will receive gloves, goggles and all necessities to sort and separate materials and comply with proper safety policies and procedures as required.
  •  Employees must attend all required operational meetings, to include mandatory monthly Safety Meetings.
  • The employee must be aware of and follow all Company policies.

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Weekly rate of pay + overtime
  • Medical Benefits
  • Dental Benefits
  • Vision Insurance
  • Term Life Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Plan with company match
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) Vacation, Personal and Sick Days

Employment Status:

  • In accordance with the Company’s Collective Bargaining Agreement, the employee will have to be a member of that unit. 

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