Waste Connections, Inc Residential Garbage Truck Driver in Vernon, British Columbia

Job Title

Residential Garbage Truck Driver

Employee Type

Employee

Requisition Primary Location

Vernon, British Columbia

Job Description

MUST HAVE CLASS 1 or CLASS 3 Driver's License

Please apply with your resume and abstract

  • Salary - $22.77 per hour

  • Hours: Monday - Friday (day shift)

  • 40-50 hours per week

  • Benefits: Full Benefit package after 3 months of service

  • Annual boot and clothing allowance

If you are looking for a great place to work, a change from your current setting, or want to be a part of a positive team culture, then we want to hear from you.

Waste Connections of Canada, the leader in non-hazardous solid waste management in North America is looking for Side Load - Garbage Truck Drivers to join our team in Salmon Arm and Vernon, BC. We are looking for a SAFETY inclined, energetic, autonomous and proactive team player capable of making a difference in his/her team and community.

Position Summary

Driver will be responsible for manual collection of residential garbage, yard-waste, and recycling. Driver will be responsible for safe operation of the vehicle, maintaining truck and route cleanliness, and completing accurate vehicle condition reports. The driver proceeds to residential customers until the truck has a full load, and then dumps the load at a transfer station and local landfills.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Drive through dense residential areas for yard waste, recycling and waste pickup.

  • Ensure customer satisfaction through reliable service (e.g., arrive on schedule, pick-up all bins, clean up waste that falls out of bin when lifting

  • Drive to transfer station to weigh vehicle, obtain a ticket for weight of contents and enter weight into system on truck. Dump contents at designated transfer station or landfill.

  • Unload contents by moving blade forward; manually clean out debris trapped behind blade.

  • Review run sheet listing calls and identify any potential issues.

  • Complete pre and post shift checks of truck

Requirements

  • Commercial drivers’ license - Class 3 is required and must be maintained.

  • Proven record of safe driving performance. (Perfect Driving record)

  • Able to start working between around 5-6 am.

  • Capable to work up to 10 hours per day

  • Class 3 license right side driving experience

  • Please provide current driving abstract with application

Physical Demand

  • Extremely Physically demanding role

  • Seated and standing in a truck. Exposed to heat/cold, rain, snow.

  • Climb in and out of truck at each house and manually pick up and unload bins and bags weighing up to 50 lbs pounds throughout the day

Please note only successful candidates will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer.

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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.

OUR PEOPLE MEAN EVERYTHING TO US

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

BUILD TALENT FROM WITHIN

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.

LET’S REALIZE YOUR GOALS TOGETHER

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.