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Residential Driver

Knoxville, Tennessee

Overview

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

Benefits/Perks

  • Compensation

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

  • Healthcare

    Medical
    Dental
    Vision
    Medical RX

  • Perks

    Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    Emergency Travel Assistance
    Prepaid Legal Plan
    Scholarship Program for Kids

  • Insurance

    Life
    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

Responsibilities

Residential Driver

Knoxville, Tennessee

Job Title

Residential Driver

Primary Location

Knoxville, Tennessee

Employee Type

Employee

Job Description

Waste Connections of Tennessee is looking for a safety conscious Residential Driver to join the team at our location in Knoxville, TN.

In this position you will be operating a rear-load garbage truck on a specified route.

This is a physical job working outside in all weather conditions.

Monday-Friday day shift with occasional Saturdays.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Ability to safely operate a garbage truck on specified routes to collect solid waste. Waste experience preferred, but not required.

• Ability to read route sheets and service each customer identified on the sheet or assigned by the dispatcher.

• Perform routine inspection and maintenance on vehicles such as checking fluids, safety equipment, and tires.

• Ability to perform a physically demanding job, loading and unloading, at times with no helpers.

• Operate hydraulic hand controls to lift/load refuse and dispose of trash at designated facilities.

• Courteous interaction with our customers and the ability to provide excellent customer service at all times

• A typical schedule for this position is Monday-Friday, with an occasional Saturday as needed, 50-55 hour work week.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:

• Extensive physical activity Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50 pounds.

• Work environment involves some exposure to physical risks such as moving mechanical parts. Which require following basic safety precautions.

• The employee is exposed to outside weather, including frequent wet and/or humid conditions, as well as exposure to fumes and vibration. Noise level is usually moderate.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

• Valid Class B CDL with air brakes endorsement as a minimum.

• Minimum 2 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

• Basic knowledge of truck components in order to complete pre- and post-trip inspections.

• Ability to lift 50+lbs throughout the day

COMPENSATION:

• Competitive wage plus overtime

• Performance-based career growth potential

• Medical, dental, vision insurance plans

• Income Protection Plans (Life Insurance, Short Term/Long Term Disability)

• 401(k) with a generous company match

Apply todayand Connect with Your Future!

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement.

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

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