CDL Residential Driver - $16.50/hr

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Job Title CDL Residential Driver - $16.50/hr Primary Location Knoxville, Tennessee Employee Type Employee Job Description

Waste Connections of Tennessee is looking for a safety conscious Residential Driver to join the team at our location in Knoxville, TN.

In this position you will be operating a rear-load garbage truck on a specified route.

This is a physical job working outside in all weather conditions.

Monday-Friday day shift with occasional Saturdays.


• 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.


• 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.


• Valid Class B CDL with air brakes endorsement as a minimum.

• 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.

• Ability to lift 50+lbs throughout the day


• Competitive wage plus overtime

• 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

Apply today and Connect with Your Future!

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)