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

Driver Helper

Position type: Full Time

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 Mackinaw, 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

We offer an excellent benefit package.  If you are interested in this position please apply on our website or submit a resume to [email protected].  Subject Line:  Mackinaw Helper

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


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