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Helper- Residential

Company: MarBorg Industries
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Helper/Residential
LOCATION: Santa Barbara
PREPARED DATE: March 15, 2022
REPORTS TO: Route Supervisor

The Helper/Residential works together with the Driver to support the activities in the collection of waste, green and recyclable material on designated routes.
A TYPICAL DAY: This is not just a job; this is a dedicated team determined to focus on customer satisfaction which means we provide a level of service that exceeds the norm and maximizing diversion of solid waste from landfill disposal. We believe in making a difference every hour, every day. Our positive energy and time are invested for the purpose of a cleaner future for our county, next generation, and a greener environment.

Starting pay $22.50 per hour, combined with our rich competitive benefit package and the rewarding work we do for the planet make MarBorg a great place to work!

Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

--- Ride along with Driver to assist in collection of refuse on assigned route.
--- Ability to safely operate the garbage truck controls.
--- Manually or mechanically load and empty residential containers into truck.
--- Assists the Driver with ALL backing maneuvers.
--- Service anywhere from 300-500 carts of solid waste, green waste, or recycling material. Pushing, pulling, lifting & dumping carts throughout the day to complete route. Walking while handling cart is a major component of the day & requires physical ability, endurance, pace & great attitude to safely perform job.
--- Interacts with all customers, dispatch, and others on a daily basis to ensure all customer routes are serviced in a timely and professional manner.
--- Communicates with dispatchers concerning carts not out, vehicle blocking access, contaminated green and recycle and overloads.
--- Develop and maintain a professional demeanor with customers.
--- Assists in maintaining a safe and clean truck.
--- Ensuring Health and Safety is the number one priority by complying with all safe work practices, policies, and processes and acting in a safe manner at all times
--- Performs pre- and post-operation inspection and complete the VCR (Vehicle Condition Report) book for the assigned vehicle in accordance with Company policy.
--- Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Doing Good: Maintains and promotes integrity and values in conduct of all activities.
Making Good: Takes responsibility and ownership for a problem, project, or issue.
Treating Our People Well: Proactively seeks and finds ways to provide extraordinary service. Fosters respect for all individuals and points of view. Works cooperatively and effectively with others to achieve common goals characterized by pride, trust, and commitment.
Observant: Ability to identify safety or operational deficiencies and to quickly implement a correction.
Safety Matters: Actively participates in creating a safe and healthy workplace for our employees and our customers.
Environmentally Focused: Takes initiative to preserve and improve our local environment for future generations. Makes everyday Earth Day.


Customer Service, Efficiency , S afety Conscious

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, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
One year of general labor experience.
Class C license with clean driving record.
Ability to perform a physically demanding job, loading and unloading.
Must have ability to understand and complete route sheets and dispatch tickets.
Must have ability to read and interpret maps.
Perform solid waste refuse collection and disposal tasks with minimal supervision.
Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Team player who follows directions.
Ability to withstand all types of weather conditions.

Less than high school education; or one year of general labor experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Valid Class C license
Clean driving record
Must be at least 24 - years of age

Ability to read and write English, interpret documents such as safety rules, operation and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. They should also be able to speak English effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratios, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

The physical demands 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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee occasionally is required to sit; squat, kneel and/or crawl. The employee frequently must climb, reach above the shoulder level and use fine manipulation of hands. The employee constantly must walk, stand, bend at the neck and waist, twist at the neck and waste, grasp (simple and power) and push and pull. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, or airborne particles, and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and dirty. Required to put on protective outfits, like gloves, safety footwear, and hardhat.


Keywords: MarBorg Industries, Santa Barbara , Helper- Residential, Other , Santa Barbara, California

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