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PeopleReady Trash Collector in Shawnee, Kansas

PeopleReady is now hiring Trash Collectors in the Shawnee, KS area. Immediate opportunity!

Note – Pay Rate for this Job is $16.5/Hour

Shift Timing - 1st Shift (Day)


  • Riding on the back of garbage or recycling collection truck and collecting solid waste on a designated route.

  • Directing driver when pulling out in traffic and backing up, and directing incoming vehicles to dumping area at solid waste disposal facilities.

  • Knowledge of standardized work routines used for manual tasks and operation of collection vehicles in solid waste operations.

  • Checking operating and safety conditions of vehicles, performing minor servicing, and reporting needed repairs or servicing.

  • Assisting driver with various tasks during waste runs.


  • Deep knowledge of work routines and procedures in collecting solid waste materials for disposal, reuse, and recycling.

  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds, and able to carry, reach, bend, push, pull, and climb.

  • Flexibility to work in all weather conditions.

  • Background Check Required

PeopleReady is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religious affiliation, color, national origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by law. We will get to know you and connect you with jobs that match your skills, experience and preferences. We work hard every single day to find jobs so each employee has opportunity and variety in their work.