The coronavirus (COVID 19) is placing severe strains on the operating capability of many businesses. This reality is forcing, in many cases, a laying off of workers or a severe reduction in working hours per week. However, this reality is placing additional strains on many essential industries in the health and sanitation field.
Local waste removal company, J. P. Mascaro & Sons has indicated although they are seeing some reduction in services from some businesses on whole the opposite is occurring in the municipal and industrial sectors. Residents and companies are using this unique period of time as an opportunity to perform across the board cleaning and demand for services have increased.
Pat Mascaro, Jr. Director of Human Resources for Mascaro indicated that the company will be adding a significant amount of new positions for drivers, helpers and mechanics. The company has a local recruitment center in downtown Pottstown located at 221 East High Street.