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Job Title CDL Driver Primary Location Placerville, California Employee Type Employee Job Description
El Dorado Disposal, a Waste Connections company, is looking to hire a safety conscious Garbage Truck Driver to join the team in Placerville, CA! This is a physical job where you will be working outside in all weather conditions.

The schedule is Monday-Friday 3:30am or 4:30am to early afternoon, occasional Saturdays as needed. This is a full time year round position. You will be eligible for great family benefits including medical, dental, vision and a 401k with a company match. Starting pay is $22.50/hour.

WE OFFER:

  • Competitive Wage
  • Safety Bonuses of up to $1,000 a year
  • Boot Allowance of up to $250.00 a year
  • Uniforms Provided along with PPE gear.
  • Overtime

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 perform other miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

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 conditions, as well as exposure to fumes and vibration. Noise level is usually moderate.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Valid Class A or B CDL with air brakes endorsement required.
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Minimum 1 year 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.

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)