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Automated Residential Driver

Shelton, Washington

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.

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Responsibilities

Automated Residential Driver

Shelton, Washington

Job Title

Automated Residential Driver

Primary Location

Shelton, Washington

Employee Type

Employee

Job Description

The Position:

We are looking for asafety conscienceGarbage Truck Driverto join the team at our Hauling location inShelton, WA. Previous waste experience would be a hugeplus!

This is a  Monday-Friday early AM day shift position. The starting pay for this position is $24.50/HR.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs complete pre-trip and post-trip inspections including, but not limited to, checking tire pressure, fluid levels, safety equipment, gauges and controls.
  • Drives heavy diesel truck along residential and commercial routes and to disposal area(s).
  • Climbs into and out of truck at customer locations and disposal area(s) when necessary.
  • Operates hand hydraulic controls to cycle compactor and dispose of collected material at the designated facility.
  • Courteously interacts with customers, dispatchers, and supervisors.
  • Reads and maintains, in sequential order, tablet, follows map and services each customer as identified on the route sheet or as assigned by dispatcher and/or supervisor.
  • Completes required route/productivity sheets, Vehicle Condition Reports (VCRs) and other forms.
  • Performs driver check-in procedures upon returning to the facility at the end of the day Follows all safety policies and procedures as well as attend weekly safety meetings.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Equivalent of high school diploma or GED certification
  • Valid Class A or B CDL with air brakes endorsement
  • Must meet Waste Connections Driver MVR Qualification Standards.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Legally eligible to work in the United States
  • Ability to perform physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Successfully pass pre-employment (post offer) drug screen, background and motor vehicle records check and Department of Transportation Physical.
  • Must be able to work early morning shift starting at 6:00 a.m.
  • Must be able to read and fill out necessary paperwork completely.
  • Communicate clearly to customers, dispatcher, and supervisors.

Physical/Mental Demands

Job incumbents must be able to:

  • Work over 40 hours a week and up to 60 hours a week.
  • Must be able to lift up to 65 pounds.
  • Driver must be able to read and understand a map, complete a daily driver log as well as pre and post trip truck inspections.

Work Environment

  • Work independently while driving refuse truck on route
  • Routes must be completed daily in all weather extremes including extreme hot or cold, wet or dry conditions
  • Work hours will vary by route.
  • Truck may or may not have air conditioning
  • Constant exposure to unpleasant sights and smells

Apply todayand Connect with Your Future atwww.wasteconnections.com!

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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