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Waste Management Operations Specialist Interview Questions

Updated Jan 20, 2017
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Operations Specialist Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
No Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Waste Management (New York, NY).

Interview

Received a email to set up a phone interview within a week. The talent acquisition person kept me updated which was great. Phone interview was good, I didn't feel like I was being interrogated. Few days later I got anther email to do an interview in person at the site. Interviewed with 3 people which included the person who was promoted from this position. They asked different questions on what I would do given certain situations. They explained how they all work well together and how the site runs. Overall it was a good experience.

Interview Questions

  • What made you interested in applying for this position?   Answer Question
  • How would you handle a coworker if a Route Manager asked you to ask them to do something and they didn't want to?   Answer Question
  • What would you do if a driver/truck needed a part but the manager was not in office?   Answer Question

Other Interview Reviews for Waste Management

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    Operations Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took a week. I interviewed at Waste Management.

    Interview

    Interview was straightforward about past work experience. Interviewer seemed a little skeptical because I wore a suit. I had to follow up several times as there seemed to be some indecision on the par of the interviewer.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Tried to negotiate, but not successful

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    Operations Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Gaithersburg, MD
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Waste Management (Gaithersburg, MD) in February 2014.

    Interview

    It was an easy interview . The interview consist of a bunch of personality questions.I was interviewed by the district manager and the Office manager.The interview took only 15 minutes. I was mostly hired based off my performance in my previous position with WM.

    Interview Questions

    • Discuss a specific accomplishment you've achieved in a previous position that indicates you will thrive in this position?   Answer Question
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    Operations Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Waynesburg, OH
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Waste Management (Waynesburg, OH) in May 2013.

    Interview

    Very prompt and informative. I had to drive 4 hours to attend the interview. The interviewer was very friendly. I was contacted by the recruiter about a week later with an offer.Had to attend week long new hire orientation in Columbus, OH.

    Interview Questions

    • What would you bring to this position at Waste Management.   Answer Question
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    Operations Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Waste Management in August 2011.

    Interview

    was called in to meet with site and district managers. Left not knowing the result. Then received a phone call from a Corporate HR person and offered the job.

    Interview Questions

    • Almost every question was "give an example of how you have handled different situations in the past"   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    The interviewer told me the job paid $12 hr. I wanted into the company and agreed to the pay. When I was called by an actual HR person I was offered $15 hr. I was happy with that.

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    Operations Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Waste Management (Miami, FL) in April 2011.

    Interview

    Hiring was horrible, and I knew about 5 minutes into the interview that the job was mine. It was very informal, and I didn't talk much at all. He talked and talked and talked and then said I was hired. Didn't ask me much at all. I should have known by this alone, that this company was horrible!!!

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    It was with HR, not the hiring manager.

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