Waste Connections, Inc CDL Required Garbage Truck Driver with $2,000 Stay on Bonus in Hood River, Oregon

Job Title

CDL Required Garbage Truck Driver with $2,000 Stay on Bonus

Employee Type


Requisition Primary Location

Hood River, Oregon

Job Description

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly-motivated and energetic Driver to work Refuse / Recycle Route Position. Join our team at Hood River Garbage, in Hood River, OR. In this position, you will be responsible for collecting and loading waste, as well as transporting this waste by a rear load truck to a landfill and /or transfer station. We offer competitive pay along with an opportunity to join us for a long term career! If you are a dependable, team-oriented and service-driven person, with a passion for the environment, we may be the perfect place for you!

Rate of pay will be $20.00 to start and will increase to $21.50/Hr after 18 months. Average Driver Overtime pay is up to $10,000 a year. Monthly income could be $3120-$3800. We are a growing company with lots of opportunity for overtime and stable year round work. You MUST have a current Class A or B CDL license.

What we offer:

  • $2,000 Stay on Bonus.

  • Safety Bonuses up to $1,500!

  • Commission Bonuses of $300.00 up to $3,500!

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits.

  • 401K

  • Uniforms/Safety Gear

  • Boot allowances of up to $175.00 a year

Job Requirements:

As a Refuse / Recycle Route Driver, you need to be reliable, safety-minded, and committed to providing exceptional customer service. You should also be highly organized with strong time-management and prioritization skills. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to establish and maintain professional and cooperative relationships with both customers and colleagues.

Specific requirements for this shipping transportation position include:

  • Valid Class A or B CDL license with air brake endorsement or is willing to obtain a Class B CDL.

  • Working knowledge of D.O.T. laws

  • Ability to work 40-50 hours a week

  • Schedule flexibility to work M-F with a starting time of 6am (occasional Saturdays but No Sundays!)

  • Willingness to submit to and pass background check and pre-employment drug screening test

  • Ability to read, write and comprehend reports to complete daily assignments

  • Physical demands include:

  • Ability to function in a wide variety of environments to withstand exposure to all kinds of weather while completing work assignments (i.e., rain, heat, sun, cold)

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, and move and maneuver up to 100 pounds

  • Ability to mount and dismount the truck multiple times every day while on route

If you seek to thrive in an environment of operational excellence and accountability, join us at Waste Connections Inc.!

Apply now!


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

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Who We Are

Waste Connections Inc. is an integrated solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly exclusive and secondary markets. Our goal is to create an environment where self-directed, empowered employees strive to consistently fulfill our constituent commitments and seek to create positive impacts through interactions with customers, communities, and fellow employees.


Waste Connections is always working to protect the health of the communities we serve, and we are grateful for the hard work and dedication that you bring to your job every day. Working here means you are a safety-minded individual who is making important contributions on a daily basis that will make a positive impact on those around you. We appreciate that you are a person of integrity who takes pride in the work you do.

Our Opportunities


People who want to gain valuable professional experience will find that Waste Connections is a fantastic place to work. You’ll enjoy the opportunity for beneficial training and professional development opportunities that can help enhance your skills and lead the way to a more promising future.


Bring your passion to succeed and you’ll quickly discover that great opportunities are all around you. At Waste Connections, you’ll thrive if you are friendly, dedicated, and prefer a work hard/play hard culture that is focused on maintaining our reputation as the premier waste services company in the markets we serve.