Waste Management Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Jun 6, 2020

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Waste Management President and CEO James C. Fish, Jr
James C. Fish, Jr
387 Ratings
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  1. "Recommend"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Scale House Attendant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Waste Management

    Pros

    - Lots of learning experiences - Great salary and benefits - Great managers, very down to earth and knowledgeable - Well established procedures

    Cons

    - Long hours - Company needs to spend money to fix up facility - Not many downsides, company is well run from this location

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  2. "Ok pay!!"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Waste Management full-time

    Pros

    Money benefits but thats about it!!

    Cons

    Long hours with zero advancement

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    Waste Management Response

    February 11, 2019Talent Acquisition

    Thank you for your review. As you know, this industry can be demanding, but we understand that work-life balance is important to all our employees. We appreciate any recommendations to best provide a positive work experience. Our growth opportunities are currently a large focus for our senior leaders and we are constantly looking for ways to improve. Recently, we launched a new careers site to make it simpler to find new careers opportunities and advancement opportunities. We encourage everyone to explore furthering their career with Waste Management by visiting careers.wm.com and joining our Talent Network to keep informed about our other upcoming improvements.

  3. Helpful (3)

    "Run, run, run away!!!"

    1.0
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    Route Manager in Brampton, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Waste Management

    Pros

    None!!! You have a job, maybe?

    Cons

    Long hours!, The union runs the show! Management is helpless! You will work long hours, your boss would crap on you and so would the employees you were hired to supervise. No paid public holidays!!! Run!!!!!!!

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  4. "transportation manager 60 drivers under my supervision"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Route Manager Waste in Brampton, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Waste Management full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    love working in transportation with drivers and promote safety

    Cons

    cold winters and sometimes long hours

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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Good benefits. Super long hours and no overtime pay or bank hours."

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Route Manager in Calgary, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Waste Management full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits. Helpful with obtaining additional education. Large company that is recognizable all of North America. Pay is competitive.

    Cons

    Very long hours. Work from 3am-3pm regularly. You are expected to work without over time pay also there's is no bank hours. No support from other staff.

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  6. "Good Salary, Job security"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Route Manager in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Waste Management full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Salary, company vehicle w/ gas card, stock options, quarterly bonus

    Cons

    long hours, company phone rings constantly, expected to reply emails/phone calls on days off. Advancement depends on any open positions to senior leadership, which are few.

  7. "Decent work"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Garbage Disposal in Foxborough, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Waste Management full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Outdoors and long hours work hours

    Cons

    Dirty job and long hours

  8. "Great"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Waste Management full-time

    Pros

    Good income, great benefits, flexible

    Cons

    Long hours, it’s smelly, frequent truck issues

  9. "Work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Driver in Rochester, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Waste Management full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good Pay, Good Money, Nice Bosses

    Cons

    Long hours, Work in all weather

  10. "Good"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Compliance Analyst in Worcester, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Waste Management full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good management skills within the group

    Cons

    Long hours outside in cold

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    Waste Management Response

    May 7, 2020SoMe Associate

    Thank you for taking the time to express your concerns. We value all feedback from our employees. We continually strive to ensure that our management is providing the best leadership to our teams and make every effort to ensure the safety of our team members.

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