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Interstate Waste Services, Inc. Sorter - Evergreen Location in Newark, New Jersey


Interstate Waste Services is the most progressive and innovative provider of solid waste and recycling services in the country! We primarily service Northern New Jersey, Southern New York State, New York City, and recently expanded our operations of transfer stations into Pennsylvania and Ohio, where we also own and operate a state-of-the-art rail-served landfill. We cater to a diverse range of residential, industrial and commercial customers. Our mission has always been to provide our customers with the highest quality waste, recycling and environmental services, while keeping focus on employee, customer and environmental safety.

What makes our company culture unique is we have mastered the ability to balance the standards of a large corporate company while maintaining our small business family style culture.


· Operate Top Pick (also known as Container Lifter or Reacher-Stacker) with various other small machinery

· Maneuver large containers around transfer station and load to rail cars

· Follow all required safety policies and procedures

· Effective communication with drivers, employees, and management via hand held radios and CBs

· Routinely set up and inspect equipment prior to operation

· Have knowledge of machine capabilities and limitations

· Observe hand signals, grade stakes, or other markings when operating machines to perform work duties in compliance of safety specifications

· Receive written and oral instruction regarding material movement

· Move materials around transfer station

· Maintain an efficient flow to reduce traffic congestion

· Follow OSHA safety standards and wear required PPE


· Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and legally eligible to work in the United States.

· Must be able to lift/push/pull up to 50 pounds

· Minimum 2 years’ experience as operating a Top Pick/Container Lifter/Reacher-Stacker.

· Experience from the sanitation industry is strongly preferred.

· Able to work in an outdoor environment on a constant basis while being exposed to variable weather conditions, temperatures, chemicals, dust, fumes, smells, and loud noises.

Additional Information

We believe in providing the training and development you need to grow your career with IWS. Many of our Supervisors, Managers, and other leadership staff, started their careers as Helpers, Drivers, or Dispatchers. IWS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.

Salary Range Minimum

USD $15.50/Hr.

Salary Range Maximum

USD $15.50/Hr.

ID 2024-2270

Job Locations US-NJ-Newark

Category Laborer

Position Type Regular Full-Time