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CDL Trash Truck Driver

Freedom From Waste Farmington, MO
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $17 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: vision, dental, life_insurance, medical
Job Description

 

Be a Champion for Your Community! Our team members make a difference and leave the world a cleaner and more beautiful place. We thrive on developing our employees to take their careers to new heights and explore additional opportunities. We are proud to provide cost-effective and environmentally sound solutions for waste/recycling collection, transportation, processing and disposal. We are a local company seeking a full time CDL Driver, with weekly pay and long term employment. The individual hired will be responsible for collection of residential and commercial wastes as well as recyclable materials.

 

  • Be home every night and weekend

  • Company paid life insurance

  • Company paid vision plan

  • Company funded dental insurance

  • Company funded health insurance

  • Company provided uniforms and PPE

  • Commissions, overtime and bonus pay

 

About the Job

As a Trash Truck Driver, you'll safely operate a heavy-duty truck and are responsible for the collection of waste/recycling from residential or commercial customers then haul it to disposal sites, transfer or recycle facilities. You may deliver or pull trash cans or dumpsters. You'll navigate driveways, alleyways, lots, high traffic roadways and may operate in tight environments while on some routes. Being highly skilled with backing maneuvers is essential to being successful as a trash truck driver.

To perform this job successfully the applicant will need to complete pre and post inspections of assigned vehicles. Run a scheduled daily route. Report to a Route Manager and local Dispatch as well as attend and participate in scheduled trainings, programs, and meetings.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Perform safety checks, pre-trip and post-trip inspections to ensure safe operating condition

  • Refuel trucks and add fluids, as needed

  • Ensure compliance with company policies, safety and maintenance procedures

  • Complete any needed reports for defective equipment

  • Drive to disposal sites to empty trucks

  • Drive trucks along established routes through residential streets, alleys and business areas

  • Operate automated or semi-operated hoisting devices that raise refuse bins and dump contents into openings in truck bodies

  • Dismount truck to collect garbage and remount the truck to ride to next collection

  • Communicate with dispatchers concerning delays, unsafe routes, accidents, equipment breakdowns

  • Keep informed of weather conditions

 

Special Skills, Education or Licensure Required:

  • Driver must pass DOT physical and drug screen

  • Driver must meet Motor Vehicle Records standards. No moving violations for 3 years.

  • Must have a Class A or B Commercial Driver's License

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Must pass a background check

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Outdoor environment, exposure to all weather conditions including exposure to extreme temperatures, rain, and snow.

  • May be exposed to solvents, chemicals and refuse

  • May be exposed to other risks associated with working around machines, tools, and trucks.

  • Performing tasks in open road situations. At times there will be traffic around you.

 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to operate trucks and other equipment as needed

  • Ability to frequently lift or carry containers, recycling bins, or loose materials to truck; which may result in twisting, pulling, pushing and bending, depending on the material and collection vehicle type

  • Ability to climb, bend or stand for an extended period of time. In addition, individuals must be able to reach above shoulders and lift a minimum of 100 pounds

Benefits

At Freedom From Waste, each eligible employee receives a compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and unpaid Personal Days.

Company Description
Freedom From Waste is a local waste and recycling hauling company. The company was started in 2012 with zero customers. The first week we had a collection route there were only two customers. In the last 8 years we have grown to become our areas largest hauling company. We are looking to expand our services offered, recycling abilities and expand to new territories.

Freedom From Waste

Why Work Here?

We truly are a resource hauling company, we are looking for our next environmental hero who has the entrepreneurial spirit and dedication.

Freedom From Waste is a local waste and recycling hauling company. The company was started in 2012 with zero customers. The first week we had a collection route there were only two customers. In the last 8 years we have grown to become our areas largest hauling company. We are looking to expand our services offered, recycling abilities and expand to new territories.

Address

1135 E Karsch BLVD Farmington MO 63640
Farmington, MO
USA

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