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Cortland Front Door Waste Technician in Pearland, Texas

At Cortland, you map the story of your success. We don't adhere to the status quo, we love outside industry perspective, and we thrive on exploring possibilities and reimagining solutions. As an innovative leader in multifamily, our high performance continues to drive exponential growth – and we invite you to join us on our journey towards real estate excellence. With tools and guidance to sharpen your skills, you can forge your own career path, love what you do, and let it show.

As a Front Door Waste Technician, you manage the Cortland Front Door Program of a multimillion dollar, multifamily apartment home.

The Rule Follower

  • Clean area around accidental waste spills, ensuring adherence to all applicable safety standards and policies

  • Adhere to required productivity standards for the department to ensure all customers are serviced in a timely and efficient manner

  • Follow all required safety policies and procedures

  • Report and take pictures during work shift via a smart phone application; log start and end time of valet service with a mobile app

  • Interact with customers, management, and others on a daily basis to ensure all customer routes receive service in a timely and professional manner

The Caretaker

  • Monitor for evidence of unacceptable waste at all times

  • Unload the truck or trailer into onsite waste containers and safely operate the packing mechanism to activate onsite trash compactors when applicable

  • Clean waste from around the compactor or dumpster area and safely clear obstructing debris from the compactor as needed

  • Walk distances and climb flights of stairs for periods of time to deliver valet trash services

  • Climb in and out of the cab of the vehicle or walk alongside to load refuse, waste, and recycling; lift and carry trash and recycling bags and other items weighing up to 50 pounds to the truck or trailer for transportation

The Clean Freak

  • Collect waste bags from apartment home communities

  • Place waste bags into leak-proof hampers or trash cart

  • Transfer waste from hamper/cart into designated vehicle provided by the property

  • Dispose of all waste bags into the compactor onsite

  • Remove waste from dog pods, common areas, poolside, and mail kiosks; replace trash bags

  • Check surrounding doorstep areas, sidewalks, and parking lots for loose trash and collect it

The Impact You Can Make

  • Your community looks perfect. Common areas are spotless, the grounds are beautiful, and curb appeal is worthy of a magazine cover.

  • Residents are eager to spend more and more time in their common areas and are proud to call your community home.

  • Residents are so used to your friendly greetings every day, they treat you like part of the family.

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred

  • Strong year of experience in waste industry or service-focused environment

  • Knowledgeable of pertinent laws including EPA and OSHA regulations

  • Proficiency in English; bilingual is a plus

  • Ability to interact with residents, workers, and staff professionally and enthusiastically

  • Ability to read, interpret, and apply written instructions for repair and maintenance of equipment

  • Capability to operate a motor vehicle and drive locally to properties as needed

  • Capacity to work outdoors and willingness to work/drive in changing weather conditions

  • Ability to climb stairs, walk distances, and be exposed to unfriendly odors

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to work day, weekend, and evening hours as required

  • Current, valid Class E driver’s license

  • Ownership of a smartphone (Android 2.2 or iPhone iOS 4.3OS or newer) with a data plan and a valid email address to send and receive documentation

At Cortland, we create, reimagine, and manage apartment communities for residents nationwide. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, we have communities and regional offices all over the country, as well as overseas. From product design and procurement to general contracting and property management, we do it all – to make sure our communities are the perfect setting for living life to its fullest.

Our success is fueled by our belief in a better life – where hospitality is always a given, each detail is worth a second thought, and every open door is a new opportunity to go beyond expectations. We come to work every day to create possibilities for people – possibilities that translate into superior living spaces and experiences designed to inspire our residents, associates, and investors to live a better life focused on what matters most to them.

Cortland is an equal opportunity employer, and we’re proud to support and celebrate diversity in the workplace. We are committed to equal consideration for all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you have a disability and need an accommodation or assistance with the application process and/or using our website, please email talentresources@cortland.com or call 404.965.3988. Cortland is a drug-free workplace. Cortland participates in e-verify to verify the employment status of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Requisition ID: 2020-4271

Street: 4055 Village Dr

Group: Community Group

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