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About Clean Harbors

Clean Harbors is a leading provider of environmental, energy, and industrial services and hazardous waste management services throughout North America.

With more than 15,000 employees, over 450 service locations, and 55 waste management facilities, Clean Harbors serves thousands of customers, including Fortune 500 companies, thousands of smaller private entities, and numerous federal, state, provincial, and local governmental agencies.

At Clean Harbors, we recognize the benefits that result from promoting a multicultural and diverse work environment throughout our organization. We believe that every individual brings their own unique experiences, perspectives, and skillsets to contribute to the success of our team. This is why we encourage our employees to bring their true selves to the table every day and why you would be a valued member of our team.

We are looking to hire YOU!

Opportunities for Indigenous Canadians

In keeping with Clean Harbors’ commitments to Indigenous communities, we are dedicated to developing opportunities for Indigenous people throughout Canada. In the spirit of Canadian treaties and in accordance with constitutional protections of the Indigenous and treaty rights of Indigenous peoples in Canada as outlined in Section 35 of the Constitution Act (1982), we endeavor in every respect to promote Indigenous inclusion across our operations and support Indigenous communities through multiple initiatives including:

  • our presence at employment and career fairs organized specifically for members of First nations, Metis, and Inuit communities
  • direct hiring of community residents where we operate,
  • supporting providers of goods and services within the community through sub-contracting,
  • participation and funding for cultural events,
  • sponsorships and scholarships to educational institutions, sporting, and community groups, and
  • program offerings designed to support career advancement and self-improvement.

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Our Commitment to Indigenous Communities

Hiring Indigenous individuals is one component of our commitment to working with our Indigenous neighbours throughout North America. Clean Harbors acknowledges and respects that wherever we operate, we are working on traditional Indigenous lands. We are fully dedicated to the development of our cultural awareness and contributing to the growth and sustainability of Indigenous communities. It is our goal to operate in alignment with Indigenous foundations, ensure our engagement is meaningful, and seek out creative, realistic ways to contribute to the sustainability of Indigenous people, cultures, and traditions.

Working together is an important part of how we operate and is an integral factor in developing and maintaining sustainable cross-cultural relationships. Our process for engaging with communities and their members has been developed to ensure alignment with the Clean Harbors vision for the future and is rooted in our support of the sustainability of Indigenous culture and communities.

Clean Harbors is committed to:

  1. fostering economic development through building capacity in Indigenous owned businesses and developing entrepreneurs,
  2. supporting the sustainability of Indigenous communities through revenue sharing, employment and training, and scholastic focused contributions,
  3. developing strong relationships built on respect, trust, and transparency with Indigenous communities in the areas where we operate, and
  4. building relationships that are tailored to the needs and capacities of Indigenous communities.

Working at Clean Harbors

As part of the Clean Harbors family, you will be performing work that truly makes a difference in people’s lives and in protecting the planet. The Clean Harbors strategy is to develop and maintain ongoing relationships with a diversified group of customers who have recurring needs for environmental, energy or industrial services.

Our Employees Matter

Your contributions are valuable to our team and as a valued Clean Harbors employee, a wide variety of opportunities are available to you as the company thrives and grows.

You belong in our environment where as your responsibilities grow, so will the recognition that goes with it. For many positions, we have implemented Competency Based Progression and Pay. This compensation structure directly rewards you for developing increased proficiency in your key job functions through training and experience.

Wherever your career with Clean Harbors takes you, you will be performing work that truly matters. Our business continues to develop across many markets, bringing you ever expanding opportunities to influence the way today’s business impacts our environment.

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