WASTE CONNECTIONS, INC: Local CDL Route Driver - Yakima, WA

Employer: Waste Connections

Job Description:
Yakima Waste, a Waste Connections Company is looking for a safety conscience Residential Manual Rear Load Driver to join the team in Yakima, Washington. Previous waste experience would be a huge plus!
Hours will be 6am- to when the Route is complete. This route typically averages about 45 hours a week. Starting Rate of pay will be $25.60/HR and Increase to $27.38 at 1 year.
Looking for a Career Path with a G R O W I N G Company?! As a member of our elite team of Drivers, you will feel like you’re a part of something bigger than yourself. Our team works together towards a common goal, making our Customer Service the best in the industry! Do you have a Class A or B CDL? Does driving a LOCAL route every day sound great? If the answer is Yes, then you’re who were looking for!

Who Are We?
WASTE CONNECTIONS, Inc. (NYSE:WCN) – We are an integrated solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services. The Company serves more than 7 million residential, commercial and industrial customers across 40 States, The District of Columbia and 6 Canadian Provinces. Forbes Magazine voted Waste Connections as one of the Top 200 small & mid-cap Companies in America”, 3 Years in a Row!
Click here to view a “Day in the Life” of our Drivers: http://www.maddash.net/videos/waste-connections/driver

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 to our Employees:
Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits.
401K Plan
Yearly Boot Allowance of $300.00
Yearly Safety Bonus of up to $1,300!
Stable Employment with growth opportunities.

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 500+ Customer Containers into the back of a Manual rear Load Truck.
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 6:00am-3:30pm or when the route is completed, with an occasional Saturday as needed, Average 45 hour work week. With overtime often.
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 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 6am (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 equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability or protected veteran status.

Washington Pay Wage range is $25.60-27.38/HR

Contact Person:
Location: • Yakima, WA
Application Method: Apply online https://careers.wasteconnections.com/us/en/job/R-63822/Local-CDL-Route-driver
Base Pay: $25.60/hour

Posted on July 25, 2023

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