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Area Disposal Service, Inc. Driver Helper - Lincoln, IL

Driver Helper

Position type: Full Time
Pay/Salary: $16.05 per hour

Apply today and join our growing team!

  • Start DAY ONE at full rate of pay
  • Paid weekly
  • Great Insurance – medical, dental, vision, prescription, short-term and long-term disability, employee assistance program, wellness program, HSA, and FSA
  • Yearly boot and jean allowances
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Home daily and weekends off
  • 401(K) plus company match
  • Paid orientation and training

Job Summary (Full-Time Position)

Area Disposal Service, Inc., part of a leading family held waste service organization that has been in business since 1928, is seeking the right individual to be a Helper for our residential and/or commercial drivers.  This position assists in the collection of waste and/or recyclable material.  This opportunity is located in Lincoln, IL.  Now is a great time to join our team!

Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Manually or mechanically load and empty residential and/or commercial containers into truck.
    • Containers may be staged curbside, dockside, carryout, or require pullout to complete service.
  • Operate hoisting device to lift and empty containers into truck hopper.
  • Assist drivers with all backing maneuvers while on route.
  • Notify Route Manager of any incidents, accidents, injuries, and/or property damage.
  • Notify Route Manager or Dispatch of service interruptions including, but not limited to, closed or impassable streets or alleyways, containers too heavy to service, and/or potential safety hazards.
  • Communicate customer service requests to Route Manager or Dispatch.
  • Perform all duties as scheduled by Route Manager or Dispatch and assist other drivers as directed to meet customer needs.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment

  • Required to use motor coordination with arm, hand, finger, and leg dexterity.
  • Required to exert physical effort in handling objects up to 50 lbs frequently.
  • Required to push, pull, bend, twist, and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Normal setting for this job is outdoors and/or riding in a truck.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Legally eligible to work in the United States
  • Successfully completes the pre-employment drug screen, physical, and background check which will include previous employments checks and criminal history

If you are interested in this position please apply on our website or submit a resume to [email protected].  Subject Line:  Lincoln Helper

Area Disposal Service, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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