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.
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
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
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.
Freedom From Waste
Why Work Here?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.
We truly are a resource hauling company, we are looking for our next environmental hero who has the entrepreneurial spirit and dedication.