Physically demanding outdoor labour
I started working at GFL in July of 2017, and it was a new experience for me as it was my first time doing waste management. Days would start at 6:15 with weekly hours ranging from 40 hours to 50+.
I learned how to use my body in an efficient way making lifting heavy object easier and less stressful on the body. I also learned how to operate levers - more ... in order to crush garbage, signals directing traffic as well as my driver, and communication skills when explaining or just communicating with residents.
Management was okay as they were always organized in having the job running, but the way ... - less
Prosoutdoors, physically active
Conslong hours, hard on body, unpredictable elements