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Hazardous Waste Technician - Disneyland Resort - Full Time

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 979509BR Location Anaheim, California, United States Business Disneyland Resort Date posted 05/12/2022
(Local, Southern California Residents Sought - NO RELOCATION IS OFFERED.)

The starting pay rate for this position is $29.08 per hour.

Duties performed by a Hazardous Waste Technician include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Execute day-to-day work for hazardous waste, solid waste, and recycling programs
  • Support environmental programs including understanding and coaching Cast Members, implementing storm-water, hazardous-waste, air, and solid-waste best-management practices
  • Perform small asbestos and/or heavy-metals abatement or cleanup jobs based on need and level of training received
  • Respond to spills in accordance with the Resort’s Hazardous Materials Release Response Plan
  • Environmental sampling
  • Operate a backhoe and forklift


Manage Regulated/Hazardous Waste
  • Monitor containment bays and all accumulation lockers for proper waste segregation and containerization
  • Investigate non-compliance and unlabeled/unknown waste left in accumulation areas
  • Manage "empty" containers
  • Maintain cleanliness of hazardous-waste storage areas
  • Read and understand Safety Data Sheets and product-specification sheets
  • Sort and package waste by characteristics and regulatory classification (i.e., hazardous, universal, special, other)
  • Prepare lab packs
  • Containerize and label waste properly
  • Alert management of expiring containers in storage areas
  • Maintain database of waste containers that are generated and shipped and track and create inventory reports
  • Coordinate work done by on-site vendors
  • Take samples for laboratory analysis and waste characterization in accordance with appropriate sampling methods
  • Complete sample chains-of-custody
  • Transport regulated waste on-site
  • Support DLR off-site hazardous-waste operations
  • Monitor medical (biohazard and pharmaceutical) waste accumulation
  • Sign hazardous and non-hazardous waste manifests
  • Perform routine cleanout of small hazardous-waste clarifiers

Manages Non-regulated Solid Waste (Trash and Recyclables)
  • Monitor trash-compactor usage and advise leader about optimum dumping frequencies
  • Monitor all on-site and off-site consolidation points for trash and recyclables (i.e., commingled recycling, soil, concrete, asphalt, tires, scrap metal, wood, and treated-wood waste)
  • Ensure proper waste segregation for all delivered hoppers and bins
  • Operate backhoe to move and compact consolidation bins
  • Operate forklift to move bins in staging area to accommodate loading and roll-off truck access
  • Coordinate with contractors to empty bins as necessary
  • Ensure contractors do not dispose of project waste in Disneyland® containers
  • Maintain configuration and cleanliness of solid-waste-transfer areas
  • Coordinate with Property Control regarding assets that are being disposed
  • Pick-up and rotate three-yard bins
Support Environmental Compliance
  • Perform field services as required to support environmental-compliance programs. This may include installing storm and sanitary sewer markers, taking environmental samples, verifying that equipment is labeled with appropriate air-quality certifications, downloading data from remote controllers, and interfacing with Cast to ensure best-management practices are implemented.
Abatement and Removal
  • Abate or remove asbestos, lead/heavy metals, and/or mold. (Small scale abatement jobs are performed by Cast Members in this classification who are trained to do so.)
  • Inspect, advise, and/or monitor work done by contractors
Execute Studies
  • (i.e., SB-14 Source Reduction study, Contingency Planning Study, solid waste characterization, etc.).
Respond to Releases of Hazardous Materials
  • In accordance with the Resort’s Hazardous Materials Release Response Plan, use appropriate personal-protective equipment (PPE), response equipment and supplies to control spills and minimize impact to human health and the environment
  • In accordance with training - and by using checklists - collect information to support State and Federal reporting requirements
  • Notify leaders of releases as soon as possible to ensure agency notifications can be made as required by regulation

Basic Qualifications

Schedule Availability
  • Availability to work Sunday through Saturday, any shift (1st, 2nd, and 3rd shift) including holidays, and must be open to any days off
Required Experience, Technical Skills, Certifications, and Abilities
  • Experience and knowledge of hazardous waste and lab-packing-management practices
  • Ability to successfully complete Hazwoper, DOT Personnel, Hazardous Waste, Lab Pack, General Lead Worker, and Asbestos Worker training and pass associated tests
  • Ability to wear a respirator and other PPE, as required
  • Ability to drive forklift and backhoe
  • Possession of a current California Driver License or ability to obtain a valid California Driver License within 30 days if an out-of-state license is held

Preferred Qualifications

Desired Experience, Technical Skills, Certifications, and Abilities
  • 4+ years of experience in hazardous waste and materials handling and shipping
  • Possession of any or all Hazwoper, DOT Personnel, Hazardous Waste, General Lead Worker, and/or Asbestos Worker training/certifications
  • Proven spill-response experience

Additional Information:

  • Frequently wears respirator, chemical-protective suit, and/or other personal-protective equipment as required
  • Will carry a radio. May be asked to respond before or after regularly scheduled shift
  • Those assigned to this position are required to attend one or more of the following:
    • An annual Hearing Conservation Training class, Respiratory Protection Training class, AHERA class, a Lead Awareness class, DOT training, annual hazardous-waste training, and any additional training required due to regulatory changes
    • Some training requires a passing score on written examination
  • Hazardous Waste Technicians are also required to submit to one or more of the following:
    • An annual fit test, medical evaluation, physical exam, chest x-ray, audiometric exam and a semi-annual Lead/Zinc blood test
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About Disneyland Resort:

When Walt Disney opened Disneyland on July 17, 1955, he said he hoped it would be “a source of joy and inspiration to all the world.” Since then, the Disneyland Resort has welcomed more than 800 million guests, expanding to become an approximately 500- acre, multifaceted, world-class family resort destination, complete with two renowned Disney theme parks, three hotels and the exciting shopping, dining and entertainment area known as Downtown Disney District. Through a combination of creativity, technology and innovation, the resort brings storytelling to new heights, and Disneyland Resort cast members play an integral part in bringing that Disney magic to life for thousands of guests every day.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business we call Disneyland Resort.

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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