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Job Title Automated Residential Driver Primary Location Shelton, Washington Employee Type Employee Job Description

The Position:

We are looking for a safety conscience G arbage Truck Driver to join the team at our Hauling location in Shelton, WA . Previous waste experience would be a huge plus !

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.
  • Push/pull containers weighing up to 300 pounds occasionally throughout the workday.
  • Climb into and out of truck up to 150 - 300 times throughout the workday when needed.
  • 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 today and Connect with Your Future at www.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)