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Waste Connections Sorter / Laborer - 1st shift in Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Job TitleSorter / Laborer - 1st shiftPrimary LocationElk Grove Village, IllinoisEmployee TypeEmployeeJob Description

Who Are We?

WASTE CONNECTIONS, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) – We are an integrated solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in 39 states and 6 Canadian Provinces.

Our goal is to create an environment where self-directed, empowered employees strive to consistently fulfill our constituent commitments and seek to create positive impacts through interactions with customers, communities, and fellow employees, always relying on our Operating Values as the foundation for our existence.

We are currently hiring for a 1st Shift Sorter located in Elk Grove Village, IL! Hours are Monday through Friday 4 am to 2:30 pm and Saturday work is available from 1pm to 9 pm as well. Regular weekly overtime available after 40 hours.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Sorting recycled material onto different conveyor belts and moving material to the appropriate areas.

  • Maintaining the cleanliness of the recycling area and yard outside.

  • Help maintain equipment such as baler and conveyor line.

  • Assuming custodial duties as needed.

  • Other manual labor that does not involve the operation of heavy equipment.


  • Ability to perform minimal computer related tasks.

  • Must be able to stand continually through entire shift.

  • Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs.

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