Power Your Future

At LCSWMA we work together to protect our future and community. We provide incredible opportunities for personal and professional growth. We take pride in caring for our employees and their families. We make great things happen!

At the heart of LCSWMA is a dedicated team of industry professionals with a known reputation for EXCELLENCE. Our employees are guided by our MISSION to manage waste as a resource to protect and benefit our community. We have created a culture of empowered employees who deeply VALUE a safe, well and happy environment.

#LCSWMALife – Culture is something you feel. Indirectly, it’s something you see in our welcoming environment. From the moment you step onto our property, you’ll know. This is where you belong. LCSWMA leadership is committed to the internal environment of employees by creating a culture of inclusivity and COLLABORATION. Our employees work together to turn waste into a resource to benefit our community.


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Good COMMUNICATION is an integral element to our success and fosters TRUST. LCSWMA employees are productive and operate effectively because leadership is committed to providing feedback and cultivating ideas. INNOVATION is embraced throughout our organization using experience to enhance performance with on-the-job training.

Our teams are cross-functional and combine strengths of each employee. LCSWMA has created a SUPPORTIVE team environment where employees can excel and GROW.

BALANCE is important to us too! We offer a comprehensive benefits package, provide volunteer opportunities and sponsor several community events. We celebrate success!

Be part of an industry leader. Our employees enjoy working on a team that is dedicated to nationally-recognized excellence in the waste industry for our integrated system.

Here are some standout comments that we are proud to share about what employees like best about working at LCSWMA:

“The people! My coworkers are wonderful and I enjoy working with them. Everyone is helpful, hardworking and kind. LCSWMA has a knack for hiring good people.”

“Benefits. Retirement plan. Time off. Training opportunities. LCSWMA values its employees.”

“It is an organization that not only looks after its employees well-being and safety, but also strives to improve the quality of life in the communities in which its facilities might make an impact.”

LCSWMA is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to POWER YOUR FUTURE and apply for any of these available positions today:

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Heavy Equipment Operator

Responsible for the safe operation of all LCSWMA Heavy Equipment. Dispose of waste and place daily and intermediate cover using approved methods, while encountering various conditions from the weather.

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Intern, Community Relations

Assists the Community Relations Department with a broad variety of tasks that help raise awareness of LCSWMA, including participation and support for special events, public tours, community education programming and other similar public relations activities to educate, foster brand awareness and promote best waste management practices.

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Intern, Environmental Management

Along with the Environmental Compliance Manager, assist with LCSWMA’s ISO 14001 Environmental Management System, environmental reporting and documentation, as well as LCSWMA’s Sustainability Plan and alternative energy and other special projects.

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Repair and diagnosis of major components or remove/replace major components of various truck and trailer equipment at the direction of the Equipment and Maintenance Manager. Expectations include the ability to diagnose and repair the following with little or no supervision: clutches, PTO systems, electric systems, hydraulic/air brake systems, heating/air conditioning systems, instruments and gauges, and preventative maintenance service.

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Network Support Technician

The Network Support Technician is primarily responsible for the direct support of end-users and assessment of incoming trouble tickets.  It is the job of the Network Support technician to install, repair and maintain LCSWMA computer workstations and telephone handsets.  Additionally, the role will be introduced to network management and IT projects and given responsibility for associated tasks based upon familiarity and training progress.

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Property Manager

The Property Manager is responsible for the planning, coordination, and oversight of maintenance activities at all LCSWMA properties and facilities. The ability to work independently, manage multiple projects, and manage/supervise outside contractors and vendors is critical.

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Senior Accountant

The Senior Accountant provides critical support and back up to the accounting team with respect to financial reporting, internal control maintenance, interaction with outside auditors, financial analysis, capital planning, cash management, revenue recognition, process improvements, various accruals and other such activities as provided by the Controller in order to provide information about  LCSWMA’s performance to internal and external stakeholders such as business partners, creditors, tax authorities, customers, vendors and others.

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Diversity and Inclusion

LCSWMA is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. Our human capital is the most valuable asset we have. We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique. LCSWMA believes that attracting and retaining a base of employees who reflect the diversity of the local community is an important part to our continued success as an organization and as a community partner. Read our Diversity Plan to learn more.