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.

 

     

Core Values

CUSTOMER FOCUS: We strive to exceed our customers' needs and their satisfaction is our top priority.

TEAM: We strive to ensure an exceptional workplace environment for our employees.

INTEGRITY: We do the right thing even when no one is looking.

SAFETY: We take personal responsibility for the safety of our team, community and the environment.

RESPECT: We build professional relationships based upon mutual respect.

ACCOUNTABILITY: We do what we commit to do

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Rewarding Compensation and Benefits

We offer an impressive benefits program to all of our Team Members. From health benefits to financial we have great opportunities for all team members to take advantage of. We also work closely with the local union representatives to ensure our union employees receive the best benefits.

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NJ Sales Representative - Teaneck, NJ

Location: Teaneck, NJ               

Job Title: NJ Sales Representative

Company introduction

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,is one of the most progressive and innovative providers of non-hazardous waste management services, serving a diverse range of industrial and commercial customers.

Job Highlights

The NJ Sales Representative is mainly responsible for maintaining and generating revenue for Interstate Waste Services of Northern New Jersey. This is achieved by retaining current customers with mutually beneficial relationships and by consistently expanding that loyal customer base. This position will report to the NJ Regional Sales Manager based out of our Teaneck Headquarters.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Manage existing business relationships in order to achieve sales goals by developing and implementing sound retention strategies, utilizing strong negotiation efforts to preserve business, and secure contract agreements
  • Responsible to save and secure all customer cancellation requests by providing ongoing education of contract details to customers
  • Reduce lost accounts by diffusing cancellation requests
  • Increase revenue and profitability by executing efficient plans on retention calls to improve the customer’s service and/or profitability
  • Actively track accounts that have moved or closed to include follow-ups in order to retain service
  • Prepare sales proposals and make recommendations on equipment as seen fit
  • Update and secure customer service agreements and ensure that customers have current signed written agreements on file
  • Respond to all increases and decreases in service, change of ownership and other miscellaneous service changes that affect revenue
  • Perform outbound customer relationship calls to existing customers to improve customer profitability through a perpetual pricing program as required
  • Perform outbound collection calls as required
  • Effectively negotiate with all customers to retain relationships and associated revenue during pricing initiatives

Work Environment

  • The Corporate Safety Manager will be based in our Teaneck, NJ location, however a majority of the job duties require traveling throughout Northern NJ.
  • This position requires both standing and sitting duties throughout the day.
  • This position is reimbursed for all company related travel expenses

Requirements

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and legally eligible to work in the United States.
  • High school/GED education completed, higher education is a plus.
  • Minimum one year outside sales experience from a service industry is mandatory
  • Experience from the sanitation or transportation industry is strongly preferred.
  • Must have advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Fluency in English required
  • Must work well in team environment as well as use independent discretion when carrying out sales agreements and relationships
  • Must be comfortable driving in throughout the day
  • Driver’s license is required

Career opportunities

We believe in providing the training and development you need to grow your career with the Action Environmental Group. Many of our Supervisors, Managers, and other leadership staff, started their careers as Helpers, Drivers, or Dispatchers. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Salary and 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, competitive pay, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and more. Our employees also receive Paid Time Off and Holidays. For more information about working at the Action Environmental Group, check out this video.

BE A PART OF OUR GROWING COMPANY THAT RESPECTS ITS PEOPLE, THE COMMUNITY AND THE ENVIRONMENT!

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.

Front End Driver (Jersey City)

Location: Jersey City        

Job Title: Front End Driver

Company introduction

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,is one of the most progressive and innovative providers of non-hazardous waste management services, serving a diverse range of industrial and commercial customers.

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 The Action Environmental Group number one in the industry.

We care about your safety! That is why all Drivers spend a full week training at our Safety University, and two weeks on the job (paid of course), before they are assigned a route.

Job Highlights

Drivers are responsible for safely operating a front-, side-, or rear-loading truck, for the pick-up service of bags or containers filled with waste or recyclable material. Drivers transport the material to a disposal, transfer or recycle facility, and may make one or more trips throughout the shift.

Our Drivers service up to 500 customers per day according to their assigned routes. Routes may require Drivers to navigate through congested communities and confined or tight areas in city locations. Highly skilled backing maneuvers are essential too successfully perform this job. Our drivers routinely climb in and out of the truck cab to service customer accounts.

In addition, Drivers are responsible for ensuring their truck is in compliance with Action’s safety standards as well as OSHA and DOT regulations, and local traffic laws, prior to and while operating the vehicle.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Perform pre- and post-route inspections of assigned truck and document any safety issues on standard reports.
  • Continuously monitor for safety and service related issues, as well as containers or other equipment in need of repair, and report any issues to the Route Supervisor or Dispatch.
  • All Action employees are expected to be responsible and accountable for the safety for themselves, their colleagues, the trucks, and other equipment and property. Drivers must immediately notify Route Supervisor or Dispatch of any incidents, accidents, injures, or property damage.
  • 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.
  • Work closely with Route Supervisor to improve route efficiencies and identify best practices.

Work Environment

  • We are continuously investing in equipment, and many of our trucks are less than 2 years old.
  • We deploy both manual and automatic trucks.
  • The Driver position may be required to repeatedly lift up to 50 pounds, and move and maneuver up to 100 pounds, as well as mount and dismount the truck multiple times every route.
  • As part of our commitment to safety and accountability, all of our trucks are equipped with route tracking software and video monitoring. To find out more, check out this video.
  • We strictly adhere to DOT safety regulations, including motor vehicle record review and drug testing requirements.

Requirements

  • Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and legally eligible to work in the United States.
  • All Drivers must have a valid Class A or B CDL with airbrake endorsement, and a clean driving record.
  • At least 1 year of experience operating a vehicle requiring a CDL, within the last 7 years. Experience as a Driver or Helper for a refuge company is highly preferred.
  • Working knowledge of DOT, OSHA and applicable traffic regulations.
  • 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.
  • Must be able to read and understand a map
  • Must be able to meet the physical and safety requirements of the position.
  • Must be willing and able to work required worked hours as allowed under DOT regulation and may include weekend, night, and/or holiday work.

Career opportunities

We believe in providing the training and development you need to grow your career with the Action Environmental Group. Many of our Supervisors, Dispatchers, Managers, and other leadership staff, started their careers as Helpers or Drivers. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Salary and 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, we provide hourly pay dependent on experience and paid overtime, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and more. Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. All drivers a members of a Union 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.

BE A PART OF OUR GROWING COMPANY THAT RESPECTS ITS PEOPLE, THE COMMUNITY AND THE ENVIRONMENT!

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.

Helper - Rockland County

Location: Rockland County              

Job Title: Collection Helper

Company Introduction

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,is one of the most progressive and innovative providers of non-hazardous waste management services, serving a diverse range of industrial and commercial customers.

Job Description:

The Collection Helper’s main responsibility is to collect (primarily by hand) and load refuse from customer locations into a heavy duty sanitation vehicle. Unless designated by the company as a CDL Helper, Helpers are not permitted to operate a company vehicle at any time. The position reports to the Operations Manager onsite, but is also subject to supervision by Route Supervisors and Dispatchers. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Transfer refuse in a timely and safe manner from customer stops to vehicle
  • Assist the driver while maneuvering into positions for collection and disposal
  • Maintain and partake in daily clean-up of vehicle
  • Learn garbage routes to better assist driver
  • Attend all required training, operational meetings, and mandatory monthly Safety Meetings

Work Environment:

  • Helpers spend majority of daily routine both in the cab of the truck, on the back of the truck, or moving around the truck for trash collection
  • Helpers must be able to physically mount and dismount the truck throughout the duration of the work day
  • Helpers must be able to constantly lift, push, and pull waste bags and receptacles that weigh approximately 50-75+ lbs. as part of their daily routine. The bags usually have no wheels or handles for easier maneuverability, so the employee must have the physical strength to carry out the job duties.

Requirements:

  • Applicants must meet physical standards as specified above
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and legally eligible to work in the United States
  • Experience from the sanitation industry is strongly preferred
  • A clean driving record is strongly preferred, however, not a requirement
  • Position requires a team-player attitude as job is spent in close quarters with other staff members that all rely on one another

Career opportunities:

We believe in providing the training and development you need to grow your career with the Action Environmental Group. Many of our Supervisors, Dispatchers, Managers, and other leadership staff, started their careers as Helpers or Drivers. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Salary and 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, hourly pay based on experience and paid overtime, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and more. Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. All Helpers are members of a Union 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.

BE A PART OF OUR GROWING COMPANY THAT RESPECTS ITS PEOPLE, THE COMMUNITY AND THE ENVIRONMENT!

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.

Heavy Duty Diesel Technicians - NY/NJ Locations

JOB DESCRIPTION

Location: NY/NJ Locations

Job Title: Heavy Duty Diesel Technicians

Job Description:

Company introduction

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,is one of the most progressive and innovative providers of non-hazardous waste management services, serving a diverse range of industrial and commercial customers.

Our Heavy Duty Diesel Technicians play a key role in keeping our company running. Without skilled Technicians who know how to diagnose and repair issues safely and quickly, providing an excellent work place for our employees and exceptional service to our customers would be next to impossible.

Job Highlights

Our Heavy Duty Diesel Technicians perform inspection, diagnosis, preventative maintenance, and repair of electrical, hydraulic, suspension, brake and air systems on vehicles and equipment, including diesel heavy trucks and engines. Utilizing diagnostic software, the Technician is responsible for interpreting failure modes and initiate or assign necessary repairs. At times, the Technician may be on call, and required to assist with emergency breakdowns.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Maintains advanced knowledge to diagnose and repair mechanical problems on heavy equipment.
  • Performs repairs and assigned preventative maintenance services.
  • Estimates time and material cost on vehicle repairs and requisition of new parts.
  • Conduct safety checks on vehicles.
  • Completes required paperwork utilizing fleer maintenance software program associated with repairing vehicles, documenting part usage, and accounting for repair time.
  • Reviews, completes, or assigns repairs identified on Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports.
  • Maintain a clean, safe work area in compliance with Company safety protocols and OSHA standards.
  • Assists Sr. Technicians in the completion of project work.

Work Environment

  • We are continuously investing in equipment, and many of our trucks are less than 2 years old.
  • The Heavy Duty Diesel Technician will primarily be working out of our Jersey City, NJ location, however occasional travel to other sites as well as assisting with emergency breakdowns will be required.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be provided.
  • The Heavy Duty Diesel Technician position may be required to lift up to 50 pounds. Frequent squatting and standing is required.

Requirements

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and legally eligible to work in the United States.
  • A valid driver’s license is required. CDL preferred.
  • At least 5 years of experience in job duties.
  • Experience with troubleshooting/repairing DPF systems diagnostic software such as Premium Tech Tool (Mack), Allison transmission, Cummins, CAT, Peterbilt, and Paccar.
  • Yellow Iron experience and/or experience as a Mechanic or Technician for a refuge company is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of applicable DOT and OSHA standards and regulations.
  • Must be able to speak and read English well enough to converse with colleagues, drivers and dispatch, and be able to make legible entries on reports and records.
  • Must be able to meet the physical and safety requirements of the position.

Career opportunities

We believe in providing the training and development you need to grow your career with the Action Environmental Group. Many of our Supervisors, Dispatchers, Managers, and other leadership staff, started their careers as Helpers or Drivers. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Salary and 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, hourly pay based on experience and paid overtime, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and more. Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. All Technicians a members of a Union 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.

BE A PART OF OUR GROWING COMPANY THAT RESPECTS ITS PEOPLE, THE COMMUNITY AND THE ENVIRONMENT!

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.

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