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Waste Connections Seasonal Driver Helper in Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts

Harvey Waste & Recycling is looking for a safety conscious Seasonal Driver Helper to join the team at our location in Vineyard Haven, MA. The Helper position is responsible for helping the driver of a garbage truck on specified routes to manually collect solid waste and transport it to appropriate disposal sites.

This position starts in May of 2023

Start Time: 6:00am / average 10-hour days / We run 7 days a week

Flexible Schedule, work 2 to 6 days per week!

Typical job duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Ride on garbage truck to assist the Driver service customers - will load refuse bags and bring containers to the truck for proper disposal.

  • Directing the truck driver when backing

  • Assisting with vehicle maintenance

  • Operate packing mechanisms and levers to activate the loading arm

  • Clean the packer blade and truck body

  • Deliver positive customer service interactions

  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

  • This is a very physical job working outside in all weather conditions


  • Ability to lift 50lbs repeatedly throughout the day.

  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions.

Why Join 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.

RESPECT We show respect for our customers and fellow employees. Respect for ourselves grows through all the hard work and great service we provide to the communities we are privileged to serve.

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