Career Opportunities

Ohio Valley Waste Service offers a variety of in-office and on-road positions. We provide our employees with the tools and support they need to do their best work each and every day.

General Information:

Ohio Valley Waste Service
1534 Mahoning Avenue
Youngstown, OH 44509

How to Apply:

1. Download the appropriate application PDF.
2. Complete the form with your information.
3. Turn in your application in one of the following ways.

 In Person
Complete an application in person Monday through Friday 8:30AM — 5:00PM.
 By Email
Complete the application form and email it to
 By Fax
Fax your resume and cover letter to 330-792-4529.
 By Mail
Mail completed application to
Ohio Valley Waste Service
1025 Bundy Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44509

Ohio Valley Waste Service offers employees the following types of benefits:
1. Full time employment plus potential overtime. Employees are paid at an hourly rate plus time and one-half for overtime hours worked.
2. Work weeks can vary from 5-8 hour days to 4-10 hour days for the  employee’s regular schedule.
3. Health, Eye, Dental, Life, AD&D and short-term disability benefits after waiting period.
4. Eligible for company-provided uniforms after waiting period, if applicable.
5. Eligible for paid time off (PTO) after waiting period.
6. Eligible to participate in 401(k) and receive company contributions after waiting period.

All potential employees must successfully pass a pre-employment drug test and physical if applicable prior to beginning employment and are subject to ongoing random and other drug testing as required through our policy.

Job Opening Details

Dispatch Assistant
Lower Burrell, PA
Shank Waste Service, Inc. is seeking an organized, detail-oriented Dispatch Assistant.


- Communicate with the drivers, route supervisors, and managers daily regarding schedule changes, route issues, truck breakdowns, etc.

- Dispatch customer call-ins. Contact customers as needed.

- Generate and maintain work orders.

- Check in drivers at the end of their routes.

- Prep route books and route sheets.

- Other duties as assigned to assist with the smooth operation of the department.


- 1-2 years relevant work experience.

- High degree of proficiency in MS Excel and MS Word.

- Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.

- Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.

- Working knowledge of the waste industry is a plus.


- The job is normally performed indoors. The ability to remain stationary for extended periods of time, as well as the ability to move about the office occasionally, is required.

- Good manual dexterity is required to use common office equipment in an office environment.

- The ability to occasionally lift 25-50 lbs. is required.
Dispatch, Assistant, Route, Communication
Shank Waste Service, Inc.
Lower Burrell, PA

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