Equal Employment Opportunity

Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Covanta not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of his or her race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or because he or she is an individual with a disability or protected veteran status.

It is also the policy of Covanta to take affirmative action to employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of their status as individuals with disabilities or protected veterans, and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements.

Furthermore, the company will provide qualified applicants and employees who request an accommodation due to a disability with reasonable accommodation, as required by law. If you need to inquire about a reasonable accommodation, or need assistance with completing the application process, please contact the office of the VP, Diversity & Employee Engagement at: 862-345-5000.

Employing to Make a Difference

Covanta’s leadership in developing sustainable solutions for society and the environment means that we attract people who seek more than simply a job and paycheck. Covanta’s employees come to the company wanting to make a positive difference in the world.

We encourage employee commitment to advancing sustainable waste and energy solutions, and we emphasize creativity and collaboration across our global workplaces. We provide our employees with competitive benefits, training, recognition and opportunities for career advancement.

Providing Operational Qualification Programs

Covanta’s industry-leading operator and maintenance qualification programs help ensure that our employees are equipped to perform their jobs both safely and efficiently. Our areas of focus for these programs include electrical qualification, boiler operations and power generation fundamentals, among others. Beyond assuring that we meet local, state and federal certification requirements, these programs establish a clear, consistent path to personal development and career advancement.

Supporting Employee Growth

Through Covanta’s Performance Management process, managers and employees review individual strengths, development opportunities and career goals.

We offer opportunities for employees to strengthen core competencies and improve their supervisory, managerial and leadership skills. Employee can take advantage of structured training sessions, learning resources, financial support for continuing education and on-the-job training. This includes a companywide mentorship program that helps employees develop and enhance interpersonal and professional skills to succeed in Covanta’s growing and challenging work environment.

We’re all about excellence, especially when it comes to the services we provide and the relationships we build. Our ILIFT (Innovation, Leadership, Initiative, Flexibility and Teamwork) employee recognition program also helps to create a culture of appreciation at Covanta.

Encouraging Employee Health through a Non-Smoking and Tobacco-Free Policy

Covanta is dedicated to providing a safe, healthy and productive work environment for all of our employees, as well as customers, visitors, vendors and contractors. We believe that tobacco use is harmful to the health of the user and to the health of those who may be affected by secondary smoke. To underscore our commitment, Covanta entities are smoke- and tobacco-free environments, contributing to a clean-air environment while employees, customers, visitors, vendors and contractors are within that environment.