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CDL Driver

Meridian, Idaho

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
    Employee Stock Purchase Plan
    Employee Relief Fund

  • 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

CDL Driver

Meridian, Idaho

Who Are We?

WASTE CONNECTIONS (NYSE:WCN) – We are a non-hazardous solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in 41 states in the U.S. and 6 provinces in Canada. With our 16,000+ employees we are the third largest provider of solid waste services in North America. We are also the leading provider of exploration and production ("E&P") waste disposal services in the U.S. and a provider of inter-modal services in the Northwest.

Click here to view a “Day in the Life” of our Drivers:  http://www.maddash.net/videos/waste-connections/driver

Why you need to join us!

  • CULTURE:   It’s a Great place to work! We work in an environment where empowered, self directed All-stars know what they do is important.
  • INTEGRITY: Our definition is “saying what you will do and then doing it!” We keep our promises to our customers and our employees.    

The Position:

We are looking for a safety conscienceDriver to join the team at our Hauling location in Meridian, ID. Previous waste experience would be a huge plus!  

Responsibilities include:

  • Performs complete pre-trip inspection including, but not limited to, checking tire pressure, fluid levels, safety equipment, gauges and controls.
  • Drives heavy diesel truck to and from customer locations and disposal area(s).
  • Moves waste bin to position accessible by truck and closes all enclosure gates, as necessary.
  • Operates hydraulic hand controls to lift/load refuse, operate compactor and dispose of collected material at the designated facility.
  • Cleans waste from the packer blade and truck body on each landfill or transfer station run.
  • Courteous interaction with customers, dispatchers and supervisors.
  • Cleans up the area around accidental waste spills.
  • Reads route sheets to determine day’s schedule and services each customer as identified on the route sheet or as assigned by dispatcher or supervisor.
  • Completes required route/productivity sheets, Vehicle Condition Reports (VCRs) and other forms.
  • Performs all driver check-in procedures upon returning to the facility at the end of the day.
  • Follows all safety policies and procedures.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Ideal candidate will possess:

  • Valid Class B CDL with air brakes endorsement
  • As verified by a current MVR/driver abstract, must meet all qualifications as defined under DOT regulation 49 CFR 383.51
  • Equivalent of high school diploma or G.E.D. certification
  • Two years commercial truck driving experience.
  • Have knowledge of truck components in order to complete pre-and post-trip inspections
  • Possess a clean safety and driving record
  • Be able to learn and use interpersonal skills relating to good customer service
  • Be able to lift 50 pounds

To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at www.wasteconnections.com . Application information and additional instructions can be found once you select your position of interest.

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term & short term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future".

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran)

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