Diversity and Recruitment

As part of our ongoing effort to attract a diverse and talented workforce, Waste Management has built relationships with many national and community-based organizations to advance fair employment opportunities for people of color, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities. The following are examples of our partners:

  • National Urban League, Houston chapter
  • NAACP and its local chapters throughout the country
  • Human Rights Campaign
  • National Society of Professional Engineers and its local chapters
  • Goodwill Industries
  • Committee for the Employment of People with Disabilities, Dallas chapter
  • Texas Diversity Council
  • Women in Trucking
  • SIRE (therapeutic horseback riding for individuals with disabilities), Houston chapter
  • Diversity Best Practices/Working Women
  • Disabled American Veterans (DAV)
  • Ability Jobs (supporting individuals with disabilities)
  • AbilityLinks

In addition, many of Waste Management’s career opportunities are posted on career sites designed to target a diverse range of qualified candidates. These include the following:

  • Hispanic-Today
  • IMDiversity
  • Women For Hire
  • The Black Collegian Online
  • Women in Business and Industry
  • GettingHired
  • VetCentral
  • Disability.gov
  • Military Spouse Employment Partnership
  • Women in Trucking

As part of our talent acquisition strategy, we also maintain a presence at recruitment fairs and events sponsored by a variety of military-related organizations, including Recruit Military, Non-Commissioned Officers Association (NCOA) Veteran Job Fairs and Hiring Our Heroes.