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SANITATION HELPER

Company: Leisure World of Maryland
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Leisure World of Maryland Corporation (LWMC) the property management company for Leisure World of Maryland a private, age-restricted community comprised of 29 housing associations and 8,000 residents located in Montgomery County, Maryland seeks a full-time Sanitation Helper to assist with garbage collection services in order to ensure that garbage is collected, transported and disposed of in an appropriate and safe manner. The scheduled hours for this position are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & BASIC DUTIES:Safely operates automated or semi-automated hoisting devices that raise refuse bins and dump contents into openings in truck bodies. Performs pre-inspection of the vehicle to ensure safe operating conditions.Operates equipment that compresses collected refuse.Safely lifts and load refuse/recycling completely empty trash/recycling receptacles into the vehicle, leaving the area clean of debris, while monitoring waste for evidence of unacceptable materialsReplaces recycling receptacles nearly at the curb or designated area.Dump refuse or recyclable materials at the disposal site.Dismount garbage trucks to collect garbage and remount trucks to ride to the next collection pointRefuels trucks or add other fluids, such as oil or brake fluid.Fill out defective equipment municate with dispatcher concerning delays, unsafe sites, accidents, equipment breakdowns, or other maintenance problems.Cleans trucks as scheduled/requiredTag garbage or recycling containers to inform customers of problems such as excess garbage or the inclusion of items that are not permittedSort items set out for recycling and place materials into designated truck compartments.Make special pickups of recyclables materials, such as food scraps, used oil, discarded computers, or other electronic items.Courteously interacts with customers, both internal and external, ensuring customers are serviced in a professional and timely mannerPRINCIPAL WORKING RELATIONSHIPSIn addition to the Leisure World of Maryland Corporation (LWMC) staff and contract personnel, the Sanitation Helper principal working relationships are employees of LWMC and the community residents.QUALIFICATIONS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATIONHS Diploma/GED-PreferredKNOWLEDGE & SKILLSAbility to work in all weather conditions and perform physical requirements of the job including repetitive lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbingAbility to read and understand directionsCustomer service orientedTime management orientedPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Work is performed while standing, sitting, and/or walkingRequires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching.Requires ability to lift, carry, push or pull medium weights, up to 75 poundsRequires activities involving being around moving machinery, exposure to marked changes in temperatures and humidity, and exposure to residential and commercial wasteRequires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision, and hearing.We offer you a challenging and rewarding environment with many opportunities to learn, grow and achieve great results. If you want to be part of our team, we'd love to hear from you. We offer excellent benefits. Please apply at

Keywords: Leisure World of Maryland, Silver Spring , SANITATION HELPER, Other , Silver Spring, Maryland

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