CDL Driver

Job Title CDL Driver Primary Location Rockford, Illinois Employee Type Employee Job Description
We are looking for a safety conscience Residential Driver to join our team at our RockRiverHauling in Rockford, IL.

Previous waste experience is a huge plus!

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 the ability to provide excellent customer service at all times
  • A typical schedule for this position is Monday-Friday, with an occasional Saturday as needed, 50-55 hour work week.

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

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Valid Class B CDL with air brakes endorsement as a minimum.
  • Ability to read, write, comprehend and communicate in English.
  • Minimum 2 years 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.

COMPENSATION:

  • Competitive wage
  • Performance-based career growth potential
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance plans
  • Income Protection Plans (Life Insurance, Short Term/Long Term Disability)
  • 401(k) with a generous company match
  • Flexible Spending Account

Apply today at www.wasteconnections.com and Connect with Your Future

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veterans)