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CDL Driver

Recology PNW Portland, OR
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $25 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

You can G.R.O.W. with Us by becoming our Driver 1

THE ROLE

Under limited supervision, accountable for the efficient and effective operation of assigned vehicle, the consistent application of safety and operational procedures, and maintenance of good customer relations throughout all applicable service areas.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, AND ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Performs daily routine safety checks, and pre-trip inspections on assigned vehicle.
  • Ensures all safety measures appropriate for operation of assigned vehicle are consistently and efficiently applied.
  • Operates vehicle in all assigned service areas in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Loads all assigned materials according to normal operating procedures and reports any violations to supervisor.
  • Ensures hazardous materials are not accepted, as able.
  • Assures materials being transported comply within the legal load limits.
  • Reports all accidents and/or safety violations to the appropriate authority and in a timely manner.
  • Maintain support of good customer relations and positively influences the community’s perception of the Company throughout all applicable service areas.

QUALIFICATIONS

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is:

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.
  • One year of commercial driving experience (Two years of commercial driving experience preferred).
  • Current commercial driver's license and a current valid medical card.

IDEAL CANDIDATE - The qualifications listed are typical of the knowledge, skills, and abilities of successful employees within this classification.

Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of job site safety, potential job hazards, and state and local regulations including applicable waste regulation.
  • Basic computer programs.

Skill and/or Ability to:

  • Ability to perform continuous physical exertions such as repetitive lifting, pushing, and pulling receptacles as part of a rigorous daily routine.
  • Ability to mount and dismount the truck.
  • Ability to perform pre and post trip vehicle inspections.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and/or holidays.
  • Ability to work in all weather extremes including extreme hot or cold, wet or dry conditions.
  • Ability to promote the WASTE ZERO philosophy by making the best and highest use of all resources
  • Work under pressure, handle stressful situations and maintain flexibility.
  • Ability to maintain high levels of activity or productivity; operating with effectiveness, and determination over extended periods of time.
  • Ability to understand safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Consistently build knowledge and expertise about current job.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers, supervisors and customers. Ability to communicate on a two­way radio or similar device.

Recology PNW

Why Work Here?

Recology is 100% Employee Owned, Competitive Compensation, Medical Benefits Package, Retirement, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, and much more

GROW WITH US As the largest 100% employee-owned company in the resource recovery industry, Recology has a unique workplace culture that guides how we support employees, interact with our customers, service our communities, and care for our environment. We encourage Recology employees to G.R.O.W. with Us professionally and personally by: •Giving back to our communities and our environment by volunteering time and resources •Recovering resources to achieve their best and highest use •Exhibiting Ownership in a company that does the right things for the right reasons, ensuring that our actions benefit the company, the communities we serve, and our environment. •Working together to develop camaraderie and facilitate collaboration. By demonstrating an inclusive attitude that values different backgrounds and ideas, we can get the job done. Recology, an employee-owned company, sees a world without waste, where resources are used and re-used in a sustainable ecosystem that strives for their best and highest use. Recology manages municipal solid waste disposal and recycling services as well as creates solutions that span the needs of urban, suburban and rural communities. Our services include urban street and commercial facility cleaning, landscaping and maintenance; waste collection, recovery, processing, sorting and transfer; waste recycling education and optimization consulting; organic material (i.e., yard trimmings and food scrap) collection and production into nutrient-rich compost, soil amendments, mulch products and/or gas through anaerobic digestion to create electricity and energy to fuel our CNG trucks; and landfill management. Our name, Recology, reflects our unique success record in driving resource recovery to unparalleled levels through recycling, composting and engineering sustainable ecosystems. Recology companies operate in California,Oregon and Washington coordinating dozens of recycling programs to recover a variety of materials. Recology programs have been replicated throughout the country and serve as a national model for resource recovery initiatives. Recology is the largest employee-owned company in the resource recovery industry, partnered with over 113 communities; Parent to over 40 subsidiaries that provides integrated services to over 670,000 residential and 95,000 commercial customers in California, Oregon, and Washington. Recognized as the industry leader in resource recovery, having established the first and largest curbside yard trimmings and food scraps collection program in the country. WASTE ZERO is our rallying cry to make the best and highest use of all resources. Our commitments are to provide first-class customer service, to positively contribute to the quality of life within the communities we serve and to reduce our negative impacts on the environment. Our achievements are driven by our awareness of the impact on our children, the communities we serve and the planet we all share.

Address

9345 N Harborgate St Portlamd, OR 97203
Portland, OR
USA

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