Waste Connections is looking for a safety conscience Local Route Driver to join our GROWING team in Wayne, NE.
* $7,500 STAY ON BONUS*
Why you need to join us!
* CULTURE: It's a Great place to work! We work in an environment where empowered, self-directed All-stars know what they do is important. * INTEGRITY: Our definition is "saying what you will do and then doing it!" We keep our promises to our customers and our employees.
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 perform other miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. * A typical schedule for this position is Monday-Friday, with an occasional Saturday as needed, 40-45 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 License with air brakes endorsement as a minimum. * Ability to read, write, comprehend and communicate in English. * 2 years of experience preferred. * Basic knowledge of truck components in order to complete pre- and post-trip inspections.
To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at careers.wasteconnections.com . Application information and additional instructions can be found once you select your position of interest.
We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term & short 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/Veteran)