Wasteco Employee Reviews

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front end and roll off and rear pack
FRONT END DRIVER (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON25 September 2018
Start of front end swing driver lots of hours old equipment. Did roll off to help out and did rear pack. After a while you would like a route and better truck but do to favouritism they hire new drivers offer better money and trucks U never get to move up and get better position
Pros
lots of hours
Cons
breack downs to make day longer
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2.0
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Great co workers Horrible managment system
Loader (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON1 August 2018
Disrespectful managment dont keep promises , expect you to work and quit to hire more workers for cheaper. if you want a job with hours this is the job for you if you want a raise , 25 cents a year and nothing more.
Pros
free lunches, get to see alot of the city
Cons
poor pay, disrespectful managment
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Great Place to work
Manager (Current Employee) –  Toronto Pearson International Airport, ON20 June 2018
Great place to work staff is so friendly and helpful. Long hours but worth the time. Very good connection made at the work place with all workers. Great benefits, pay and vacation time
Pros
Free lunches
Cons
None
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Busy Place
Payroll Specialist and Benefit Administrator (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON7 February 2018
Each day is very busy day long hours. Hardest part of the job you need to finish in a short period of time. Workplace culture is very casual dress code.
Pros
Free lunches
Cons
Busy
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4.0
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Private company with amazing employees
Sales (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON3 February 2018
Although this private company is quite large, they care about their staff.

You are able to learn many different facets that helps you decide where your strengths and weaknesses are and what you most enjoy doing.
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General labourer (Current Employee) –  Branpton28 August 2017
co worker are great but pay is low and sometimes you get sent home early and for the amount of work you doi you dint get paid enough and its hard to make ends meet
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freindly calm environment very productive.
General Labourer (Former Employee) –  Red Deer, AB27 June 2017
a typical day at work was fairly calm the job didn't really require too much effort, the other employees were always nice to work with never had any problems
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good coworkers,management needs guidance.
Driver (Current Employee) –  Brampton, ON24 May 2017
the guys on the road are a good bunch of guys, the leadership though at times is out of touch. Often the company expects all employees to put in 12 hour shifts.
Pros
on the road interacting with customers
Cons
old company vehicles
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Productive work place
DZ Truck Driver (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON9 May 2017
Trucks are to old . Visible rust, and audible air leaks. No shocks due to the use of running for 20+ years. Body is hurting and taking a beating working for wasteco.
Pros
long hours, Free Lunch, Great Communication skills
Cons
Trucks are to old
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3.0
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Good people to work witj
DZ Driver Rear load Truck (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON17 October 2016
Great owners but to much pressure and to many calls to get done in 12 hours a day. No advancement after ten years. To much stress driving downtown Toronto.
Pros
Good money
Cons
Long hours
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Productive
Driver (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON17 May 2016
Good Group of guys to work with,

Management is good,

Hardest part of the job is dealing with traffic downtown...

Typical day at work is driving truck and dealing with people at my calls...
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Garbage Man
Loader (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON23 February 2016
Pretty tough job to manage, Long overnight hours driving all around the GTA picking up waste and recycling, working about 5.5 days a week. Which accounts for the pay but very stressful and draining.
Pros
Good Mapping of the City
Cons
Long overnight hours, Dirty, Smelly, Straining Physically & Mentally
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4.0
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Productive, physically demanding, fun.
Driver/Loader (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON4 September 2014
Wasteco is a well managed(for the most part) company. It was a fun, active and fast paced environment. Always something interesting happening downtown toronto at night.
Pros
Good money, fun, exhilarating, active.
Cons
Very long hours, hard to keep a normal life doing night shift.
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Very Quiet, environment, difficult to communicate with co-workers
Accounts Payable Clerk (Former Employee) –  Brampton, Ontario8 August 2014
Difficult to communicate with co-workers and manager. Manager moved me out of Accounts Payable to run sheets, never had enough work to do for the entire day when doing run sheets.
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Great experience for cold calling.
Territory Sales Manager (Former Employee) –  Barrie, ON20 January 2014
Enjoyed my time there. No warning of "new direction" that didn't include me.
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4.0
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Great Organization
Business Development Manager (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON4 November 2013
-Great People and a great team that continues to grow and do business in a highly competitive industry
-The organization's core business stretches from putting the right people in the right places at all times but has highly complicated cost center's such as transportation and disposal, making it a challenge.
-The most enjoyable part of the job is the hunt for new deals
Pros
No micro-management
Cons
Not much opportunity for long term growth
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