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Company: Waste Connections
Location: Placerville
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

El Dorado Disposal, a Waste Connections company, is looking to hire a safety conscious Garbage Truck Driver to join the team in Placerville, CA! This is a physical job where you will be working outside in all weather conditions. This is a full time, year round position.

The schedule is Monday-Friday 3:30am or 4:30am to early afternoon, occasional Saturdays as needed.

Starting pay is $25.75/hour. You will also be eligible for great family benefits including medical, dental, vision and a 401k with a company match!


  • Competitive Wage
  • Safety Bonuses of up to $1,000 a year
  • Boot Allowance of up to $200.00 a year
  • Uniforms Provided along with PPE gear.
  • Overtime

    • 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.
      • 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 conditions, as well as exposure to fumes and vibration. Noise level is usually moderate.
        • Valid Class A or B CDL with air brakes endorsement required.
        • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
        • Minimum 1 year 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.

          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)

Keywords: Waste Connections, Sacramento , Driver, Professions , Placerville, California

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