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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

Why you need to join us!

Waste Connections is not only the best waste services company in North America, it is also an amazing place to realize your potential, make decisions, have your voice heard, and partner with extremely hard working and passionate people! We seek servant leaders, mentors, top performers, and fun people. At Waste Connections, we value each individual’s unique background, experience, and passion to make us a great place to work.

Our people mean everything to us.

• CULTURE: It’s a Great place to work! We work in an environment where empowered, self-directed all-stars know what they do is important.

• INTEGRITY: Our definition is “saying what you will do and then doing it!” We keep our promises to our customers and our employees.

GROOT, a subsidiary of Waste Connections is currently hiring for a 1st Shift Sorter located in Elk Grove Village, IL. Hours are 5 am to 2 pm Monday-Friday with occasional Saturdays. Position pays $15.00 per hour. There is overtime available paid at time and half.

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.

  • Ability to work Safely

  • Work Mandatory Saturday after a Holiday

  • Ability to work in somewhat climate controlled environment

Apply today and Connect with Your Future!

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