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CDL Driver

Company: Waste Connections
Location: The Dalles
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

The Dalles Disposal, a Waste Connections Company, is looking to hire a Local Commercial CDL Driver to run our Refuse/Recycle route in The Dalles, Oregon.

Valid Class B CDL license with air brake endorsement required

Starting pay is $30.00/HR!

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. This a physically demanding job with big time benefits! 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! This is a local route working Monday to Friday. Start time 6:00 AM until route is complete with overtime weekly.

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.

      What we offer:
      • Competitive Wage!
      • Yearly Safety Bonuses $$$
      • Uniforms/Safety Gear Provided and Laundered.
      • Yearly Boot allowances of up to $200.00 a year
      • Overtime often
      • Stable Year Round, Full Time work.


        Excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, pharmacy coverage, dependent care and health care flexible spending accounts, long term & short term disability, life insurance, an employee assistance program, paid time-off, sick time-off, 401K retirement plan, and an employee share purchase program. Plus unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future".



        Duties and Responsibilities:
        • Ability to read route Tablet/sheets and service each customer identified on the sheet or assigned by the dispatcher.
        • Perform Daily Pre-trip and Post-Trip DOT inspections on vehicles. Such as checking fluids, safety equipment, lights and tire pressure.
        • 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.

          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.

            Requirements:
            • Valid Class B CDL license with air brake endorsement Required
            • Clean Driving Record.
            • 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 6:00 AM (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



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

Keywords: Waste Connections, Gresham , CDL Driver, Professions , The Dalles, Oregon

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