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Residential Driver

Hazard, Kentucky


As a member of our elite team of drivers, you will feel like you’re a part of something bigger than yourself. Our team works together towards a common goal – cleaning up our communities while making our customer service the best in the industry. Do you have a Class A or B CDL? Does driving a local route every day sound great? If the answer is yes, then you’re who we’re looking for.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Class A or B CDL
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Success Profile

What do you need to be a successful Driver at Waste Connections? Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Safety Minded
  • Good Driver
  • Team Player
  • Problem Solver
  • Detail Oriented
  • Customer-Focused


  • Compensation

    Competitive Wages
    Paid Vacation Time
    Wage Increases
    401(k) with Company Match

  • Healthcare

    Medical RX

  • Perks

    Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    Emergency Travel Assistance
    Prepaid Legal Plan
    Scholarship Program for Kids
    Employee Stock Purchase Plan
    Employee Relief Fund

  • Insurance

    Short-term Disability
    Long-term Disability

Employee Quote

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If you take pride in what you do every day, you will succeed at this company.

Jerimiah Recycle Driver


Residential Driver

Hazard, Kentucky

Waste Connections of Kentucky is looking for a safety consciousCDLGarbage Truck Driver to join the team at our location in Hazard, KY.

In this position you will be operating a rear load garbage truck on a residential route. This is a very physical working outside in all weather conditions, requiring regular heavy lifting and climbing in and out of the truck. Monday-Friday day shift starting around 5:00am, approximately 55 hour work week.

What We Offer –

  • Good pay, family benefits, 401(k) with company match, vacation and a great management team. 
  • Garbage is very stable and we work year round!
  • Weekly pay / direct deposit.
  • $1,500 Stay-on bonus!


  • Valid Class B CDL with air brakes endorsement as a minimum.
  • Clean Driving Record.
  • Basic knowledge of truck components in order to complete pre- and post-trip inspections.
  • Ability to lift 50+lbs throughout the day.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions.

Apply todayand Connect with Your Future!

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, short term & long term disability, life insurance, 401(k) retirement.

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veterans) 

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