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Hazardous Waste Technician

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID: 873544BR Location: Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States; Orlando, Florida, United States Business: Walt Disney World Resort Date posted: 10/08/2021

Job Summary:

At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world. “We create happiness.” That’s our motto at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. And it permeates everything we do. At Disney, you’ll help inspire that magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen!

The Hazardous Waste Technician supports the handling, on-site transport, consolidation and shipment of regulated waste from on-site WDW areas and off-site properties to ensure compliance with all state and federal RCRA regulations. The Hazardous Waste Technician has a working knowledge of hazardous waste (RCRA), regulated waste (e.g. CERCLA, EPCRA), DOT hazardous materials and oil spill prevention program (SPCC) regulations. The candidate will pick up waste from locations, manage and consolidate waste at the main accumulation yard and coordinate waste shipments. The field service position may include work from elevated platforms and confined spaces throughout the Walt Disney World Parks and Resort property.


  • Pickup hazardous and other regulated wastes (in various sizes, including 55-gallon drums) generated at the Walt Disney World Resort and transport to the main accumulation yard. This includes the daily operation of a boom truck, pallet jack, fork lift and drum dollies.
  • Pickup hazardous wastes from off-site locations and transport to the main accumulation area.
  • Perform inspections of accumulation areas for compliance issues (labeling, container condition, accumulation dates, etc.) and communicate any deficiencies to EA representatives and leadership.
  • Consolidate wastes to minimize number of containers requiring disposal. Includes segregation of waste streams by type and compatibility, compaction of solids, puncturing aerosols and gas cylinders and combining partial drums/containers.
  • Perform elementary neutralization of D002 characteristic wastes (corrosives).
  • Identify unknown waste types by field tests or research of product SDS.
  • Collect various environmental or waste samples for laboratory analysis.
  • Characterize used oil for total halogens using a halogen leak detector calibrated to 1000 ppm methylene chloride in oil.
  • Prepare shipments of hazardous wastes, universal wastes, chemical wastes and biomedical wastes for disposal. Includes proper packaging, labeling, placarding and preparing manifests in accordance with United States Department of Transportation regulations.
  • Identify and develop waste profiles for disposal facility acceptance.
  • Lab pack hazardous chemicals for off-site disposal. Includes segregation of wastes by compatibility and hazard classification, packaging and profile preparation.
  • Participate in the WDW Chemical Emergency Response Team. Includes annual refresher training, completing the required physical, wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (including respirator) and cleaning up spilled chemicals.
  • Coordinate asbestos disposal at the WDW landfill with abatement contractors.
  • Assist demolition contractors, construction and other vendors with the disposal of hazardous substances.
  • Cast members may be required to handle cleaning chemicals and supplies
  • Additional Personal Protective Equipment (face shields, goggles, refillable hand sanitizers, etc.) may be required

Basic Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of Hazardous Waste (RCRA) regulations
  • Class B CDL with Air Brakes and HAZMAT endorsements
  • Fork lift trained
  • Able to pass DOT drug testing, DOT physical, respirator fit test
  • Able to lift heavy objects, move 55-gallon drums and work outdoors
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficiency in standard office software programs and mobile electronic devices

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of industrial chemistry (Safety Data Sheet interpretation)
  • Working knowledge of Asbestos Landfill/Solid Waste regulations

Preferred Education:

Additional Information:

Schedule Availability:
Our Theme Parks and Resort Hotels operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Schedules and start times are subject to vary.

©Disney is an equal opportunity employer. Drawing Creativity from Diversity

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About Walt Disney World Resort:

Since opening in 1971, Walt Disney World Resort has played an important role in many childhood and family memories. Today, hundreds of millions of guests from around the globe visit this magical place to enjoy a Disney vacation. Through a combination of creativity, innovation and technology, the resort immerses guests in classic Disney tales and new kinds of family entertainment. Drawing from a rich heritage of storytelling, Walt Disney World Resort cast members bring Disney magic to life through unmatched attention to detail and superior guest service.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney World Resort.

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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