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Waste Connections Incorporation

Equipment Operator

Waste Management


Full Time

On Site


Lake Panasoffkee, Florida, United States

We are currently seeking experienced safety-conscious Equipment Operatorsto join the team atHeart of Florida Landfill in Lake Panasoffkee, FL. Previous landfill or waste experience would be a hugeplus, but willing to train the right candidate.

The position is a Day Shift working Monday through Friday with occasional Saturdays working 45-55 hours a week. Pay Range for this position is $18-$20+ DOE.


  • Perform Maintenance around the site and facilities as needed

  • Spreading and compacting trash using a Compactor

  • Spreading daily cover using a Dozer

  • Excavating soil using an Excavator

  • Hauling soil


  • The work environment is an outdoor landfill setting. The employee will work near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and vibrations. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. Areas are clean, ventilated, and well lit.


  • Experience driving forklift, dozer, or articulated dump truck preferred

  • Must demonstrate ability to learn and independently operate equipment used at facility

  • Must become proficient in the care and use of all site specific, facility required Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)

  • Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily

  • Able to work outside in all weather conditions

  • Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs. repeatedly

Apply todayand Connect with Your Future!

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement.

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veterans)