Company: Waste Connections
Posted on: August 6, 2022
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
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
- 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.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Ability to safely operate a garbage truck on specified routes
to collect solid waste. Waste experience preferred , but not
- 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.
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:
- Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work;
heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50
- Work environment involves some exposure to physical risks such
as moving mechanical parts. Which require following basic safety
- The employee is exposed to outside weather, including frequent
wet conditions, as well as exposure to fumes and vibration. Noise
level is usually moderate.
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:
- Valid Class A or B CDL with air brakes endorsement
- 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
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