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 Garbage Truck Driver / Helper - San Luis Obispo, California, United States

Job information
Posted by: Waste Connections, Inc. 
Hiring entity type: Utilities Oil, and Gas 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Service/Skilled - Drivers/Courier
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: R-05239 / Latpro-3577424 
Date posted: Oct-25-2017
State, Zip: California, 93401


Job Title

Garbage Truck Driver / Helper

Employee Type

Requisition Primary Location

San Luis Obispo, California

Job Description

Job Description

Waste Connections, Inc. has an immediate opening for a Garbage Truck Driver / Helper at our San Luis Obispo, CA operation. In this position you will be working Monday - Friday 5AM - 1:30PM, with occasional overtime.  In this job you will be working both as a driver and a driver helper.  2-3 days a week you will be driving and the other 2-3 days a week you will be a helper working on the back of a manual rear-load garbage truck.  This is a very physically demanding job and qualified candidate must be able and willing to lift 50 - 75lbs consistently through out an 8 to 10 hour shift.    Class A or B Commercial Drivers Licenseis required .  Daily work will involve heavy industrial lifting, lifting waist high, gripping with hands, moving at a brisk consistent pace, and constantly bending. This position will also be responsible for safely, efficiently, and courteously serving customers.

Full time position Monday-Friday day shift working between 8-10 hours . Very labor intensive.  Great pay, family benefits, 401k, vacation. 

Do not stop by or call our local office.  Please apply online

Ideal candidate will:

  • Be able to work in a fast paced, team environment.
  • Be able to work outdoors in all types of weather.
  • Be able to follow safe operating practices.
  • Be able to learn and use interpersonal skills relating to good customer service.
  • Be able to read, write and comprehend reports well enough to complete daily assignments.


  • Possess a clean driving record.
  • Possess a valid Class A or B Commercial Drivers License. 
  • Labor experience highly preferred.
  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds consistentlyover an 8-10 hr shift

Successful candidates are those who seek to thrive in an environment of operational excellence and accountability.  We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future". Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veterans).

Job Requirements:


High School (Required)



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





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