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SOS: A Great Place To Build A Career!

Employment with Southern Oregon Sanitation provides the opportunity to impact people throughout your community, while establishing a career you love. We ask our employees to literally “get down and dirty” in finding solutions and working together.  From our Driver’s and Yard Crew, to our Office and Management Staff, we operate as a family to fulfill our # 1 responsibility: satisfying our customer’s needs while creating a cleaner and environmentally supportive community.  We provide a strong, team centered working environment where  hard work and dedication are rewarded with competitive compensation, excellent benefits and plenty of team fun.

Recently Filled Positions: We are in the final stages of interviewing our new Operations Manager.  Check back for details!


Current Career Opportunities Are Listed Below.

Note: Applications for employment are available only when open positions exist.  Open Positions will be posted until filled.

Solid Waste Driver: Grants Pass

 This crucial position is part of a team of experienced Drivers who love to serve our communities.  We like to say we don’t just “pick-up your trash” we are a part of your community.  Serving the same customers week in and week out allows us the special ability to watch out for our neighbors and serve our community while doing the dirty work for you.   See below for the full Job Posting and Application Procedures.

Solid Waste Driver Job Posting

Application:SOS Employment Application for Drivers

Voluntary Survey*: SOS Pre-Employment Survey 1   SOS Applicant – Voluntary Pre-Employment Survey 2


Completed applications can be delivered in person to our Grants Pass (1381 Redwood Avenue) or Eagle Point (42 Ball Road) office, or mailed to us at PO Box 6000/Grants Pass, OR 97527.

*Southern Oregon Sanitation is an Affirmative Action Employer.  All applicants are asked to complete Voluntary Pre-Employment Surveys.   Information obtained through these surveys will be used solely for census purposes in accordance with Affirmative Action Standards.  Survey Answers will not be used in consideration of applicant quality or reviewed during the screening/interviewed process.

Please Note: SOS does not accept unsolicited applications when there are no open positions. Please help us reduce the amount of paper recycling and aid us in time management by not sending unsolicited bulk e-mail, e-mail attachments, and junk e-mail of any kind as they are not accepted and will be discarded/ filtered immediately upon receipt  (we are a trash and recycling company after all).

Southern Oregon Sanitation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We believe every employee has the right to work in an environment free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.  It is SOS’s policy that employment decisions for all applicants and employees will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability or other characteristics protected under local, state or federal law.  Furthermore, as a federal contractor, SOS will take affirmative action ensure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to any of the above-mentioned protected classes.  Employment decisions include, but are not limited to the following: employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, recruitment, recruitment advertising, layoff, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation, and selection for training.  No employee will be retaliated against for raising concerns under this policy.  We seek each employee’s cooperation and assistance in helping us maintain equal employment opportunity.

EEO is the law.  Click here to view information on your protections under Federal law from discrimination: EEO Poster

Pay Transparency: SOS does not discriminate or retaliate against applicants or employees for discussing, inquiring about, or disclosing compensation information: Pay Transparency Poster