Location: 6032-Knoxville MainYd2400Chpmn
CDL Garbage Truck Driver - $16.50/hr
Waste Connections of Tennesseeis looking for a safety conscious Residential Driver to join the team at our location in Knoxville, TN.
In this position you will be operating a rear-load garbage truck on a specified route.
This is a physical job working outside in all weather conditions.
Monday-Friday day shift with occasional Saturdays.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Ability to safely operate a garbage truck on specified routes to collect solid waste. Waste experience preferred, but not required.
Ability to read route sheets and service each customer identified on the sheet or assigned by the dispatcher.
Perform routine inspection and maintenance on vehicles such as checking fluids, safety equipment, and tires.
Ability to perform a physically demanding job, loading and unloading, at times with no helpers.
Operate hydraulic hand controls to lift/load refuse and dispose of trash at designated facilities.
Courteous interaction with our customers and the ability to provide excellent customer service at all times
A typical schedule for this position is Monday-Friday, with an occasional Saturday as needed, 50-55 hour work week.
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:
Extensive physical activity Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50 pounds.
Work environment involves some exposure to physical risks such as moving mechanical parts. Which require following basic safety precautions.
The employee is exposed to outside weather, including frequent wet and/or humid conditions, as well as exposure to fumes and vibration. Noise level is usually moderate.
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Valid Class B CDL with air brakes endorsement as a minimum.
Minimum 2 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Basic knowledge of truck components in order to complete pre- and post-trip inspections.
Ability to lift 50+lbs throughout the day
Competitive wage plus overtime
Performance-based career growth potential
Medical, dental, vision insurance plans
Income Protection Plans (Life Insurance, Short Term/Long Term Disability)
401(k) with a generous company match
Apply today and Connect with Your Future!
We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement.
Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veterans)