Refuse Route Driver at Waste Connections

Posted in Drivers 9 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Job Description:

Job Title

Refuse Route Driver

Employee Type


Requisition Primary Location

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Job Description

The Position:

We are looking for a safety conscience Refuse Route Driver to join the team at our Colorado Springs, CO Hauling location. Previous waste experience would be a huge plus


  • 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, 50-55 hour work week.


  • 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.


  • Valid Class B CDL with air brakes endorsement as a minimum.

  • Ability to read, write, comprehend and communicate in English.

  • 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.

Apply today at 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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