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Driver at Waste Connections, Inc in The Dalles, Oregon

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Job Title

Driver

Employee Type

Employee

Requisition Primary Location

The Dalles, Oregon

Job Description

The Dalles Disposal is looking for a safety conscience Driver to join the team in The Dalles, Oregon. Previous waste experience would be a huge plus! This is a full time year round position with Overtime. Working Schedule is Monday-Friday with a start time of 5:30 am. Typical shifts are 9-10 Hours.

We are offering a $1,000 Stay on Bonus to CDL licensed Drivers who are hired!

What we offer:


  • Safety Bonuses up to $1,500 yearly.

  • $1,000 Stay on Bonus

  • Commission Bonuses of $300.00 up to $3,500!

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits.

  • 401K

  • Uniforms/Safety Gear

  • Boot allowances of up to $175.00 a year

  • Overtime

  • year Round stable work.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Ability to read route sheets or Tablet and service each customer identified or assigned by the dispatcher.

  • Perform Daily Pre-trip and Post-Trip 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.

  • A typical schedule for this position is Monday-Friday 5:30am-2:30pm, with an occasional Saturday as needed, 45 hour work week. With overtime often.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:


  • Automatic Side Load Truck

  • 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 A OR B CDL with air brakes endorsement is REQUIRED for this position.

  • Ability to read, write, comprehend and communicate in English. High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

  • Clean Driving Record.

  • 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 www.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)

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