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Location:Mount Hood Parkdale, OR
Company:Waste Connections, Inc.
First posted:April 10, 2017 (last updated 30+ days ago)

Job Title

Garbage Truck Driver

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 $17.50 to start and will increase to $18.00/Hr after 90 days. 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.

What we offer:

  • 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!

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

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Class B Commercial Drivers License with Air Brakes Endorsement - Department of Transportation




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