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 CDL Garbage Truck Driver - Knoxville, Tennessee, 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-35815 / Latpro-3784572 
Date posted: Apr-09-2021
State, Zip: Tennessee, 37916

Description

Location: 6032-Knoxville MainYd2400Chpmn

Job Title
CDL Garbage Truck Driver
Primary Location
Knoxville, Tennessee
Employee Type
Employee
Job Description

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

    COMPENSATION:

  • 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) 



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