Advanced Disposal
2.9 of 5 9 reviews
www.advanceddisposal.com Jacksonville, FL 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Updated Mar 8, 2014

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Advanced Disposal Chairman & CEO Charles C. Appleby

Charles C. Appleby

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56% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Being able to understand the waste management field a little better.

Roll-off Truck Driver (Current Employee)
Omro, WI

I have been working at Advanced Disposal full-time for less than a year

ProsA position that will always be needed and a great team to work for.

ConsNot knowing your exact work schedule from day to day.

Advice to Senior ManagementNeed some work on organization; i.e. scheduling

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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A wild ride.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Advanced Disposal

ProsThere is a lot of opportunity to build up the company after the recent merger.
The industry is pretty strong and recession resistant.
There are a lot of good employees striving to do a good job.

ConsThere is a lot of turmoil within upper management after the merger. It looks like the storm has passed and the future looks brighter with the current leadership.
There are not a lot of defined processes and procedures. If you need a lot of structure, this company might not be the best choice for you.

Advice to Senior ManagementWork on better communication within the company.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Definitely a great place to work.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Advanced Disposal

ProsSmart and talented people. Opportunities to learn and grow in an industry that is growing.

ConsIntegrating into a company with rapid growth.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Beware working for this company.....

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Advanced Disposal full-time for more than 8 years

ProsStill some good people there for now...

ConsThey are very anti-employee, will refuse to pay for vacation time earned when you leave. They are always short handed because they are constantly firing staff for trumped up reasons...

Advice to Senior ManagementTo Senior Management-FIRE Regional Leadership!!! Before they destroy your company and land you in court for a hostile work environement.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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There are too many chiefs and not enough Indians.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Advanced Disposal full-time for more than 3 years

ProsThey offer direct deposit on a weekly basis.

ConsEverything else one could possibly imagine.

Advice to Senior ManagementGet out of the office and experience the company from the ground up.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Very hard work if your driving a frontload in the winter.

Commercial Driver (Current Employee)
Rochester, MN

I have been working at Advanced Disposal full-time for more than 5 years

ProsVery generous with overtime if your willing to learn different equipment. Boots, gloves and uniforms are provided. Consistent work year round. Yearly raises.

ConsLots of sat work due to holidays, city cleanups and sat route. The trash must get picked up
In all elements of weather. Starting pay is pretty low for the amount of work you do. Some guys make good money at 19-20 an hour depending on the g.m. High management turnover at the Rochester Mn site.

Advice to Senior ManagementHigher wages

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Good Job for good pay

Driver (Current Employee)
Omro, WI

I have been working at Advanced Disposal full-time for more than a year

ProsYou get treated well and the pay is good.

ConsHard and stressful work. little concern for personal life

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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long hours- low pay- chinese overtime

Residential Automated Route (Current Employee)
Lincoln, AL

I have been working at Advanced Disposal full-time for more than a year

Proshome every night is about the only plus to this job!!!

Cons12-14 hrs every day- poor trucks, spend alot of time on side of road waiting to get it fixed and then still have to get your route up without any help- long routes- customer is always right and driver always wrong. benefits are not that great and cost alot- supervisors lie to you bout everything- pay you on a day rate that should be illegal b/c overtime rate is only $4-5 /hr- told boss bout cans we dump that not being paid for and im talking bout a few hundred, was told dump them anyways, dont want to make the rich people mad(doctors,lawyers,etc). to sum it up- i am on my way out!! would not suggest anyone apply for this company unless u want to live in a garbage truck all day and be miserable and love getting lied to and a small paycheck!!!!

Advice to Senior Managementget rid of current supervisors in lincoln,AL!! they have no clue how to run a bussiness or supervise employees!! do a route audit- save several thousands of dollars a week !!

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Awesome

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Atlanta, GA

I have been working at Advanced Disposal

ProsGreat people, benefits.

The ability to move up in the company is substantial. There are may learning opportunities along the way.

ConsThere a very long hours depending on the specific operaiton and the time of the year depending upon acquisitions and buyouts

Advice to Senior ManagementWe probably need to be able to take some tips from the big guys in the industry to be able to compete in some ways

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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