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Driver Helper

Nome, Alaska

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

Image of garbage truck

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

Jerimiah Recycle Driver

Responsibilities

Driver Helper

Nome, Alaska

Alaska Waste, a Waste Connections company has an immediate opening for a Driver Helper/Laborer in Nome, AK. This is a labor-intensive position requiring regular heavy lifting and climbing in and out of the truck throughout the shift. 

This position is full time, Tuesday-Saturday, 8-9 hours per day. Starting pay will be $20/hour.

Please apply online at www.wasteconnections.com

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • Work alongside the driver of a garbage truck and assist in the manual collection of solid waste or recyclable material.
  • This is a labor-intensive position requiring regular heavy lifting and climbing in and out of the truck.
  • This position will be responsible for safely, efficiently, and courteously serving customers.

WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL EFFORT:

  • Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50 pounds.
  • Requires frequent bending, stretching, throwing, reaching, lifting and jogging.  
  • 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.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to continually lift 50+ lbs throughout shift.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in all types of weather.
  • Must pass pre-employment and future (random) drug screening tests.
  • Must pass pre-employment background check.

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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