Waste Connections, Inc Lead Driver in Bracebridge, Ontario

Job Title

Lead Driver

Employee Type


Requisition Primary Location

Bracebridge, Ontario

Job Description

Waste Connections of Canada the leader in non-hazardous solid waste management in North America is looking for a DZ Driver to join our team in Bracebridge, Ontario.

We are looking for an SAFETY inclined, energetic, autonomous and proactive team player capable of making a difference in his/her team and community.

Position Summary

The driver proceeds to subsequent customers until the truck has a full load, and then dumps the load at a transfer station before continuing customer pickups.


This is a physically demanding role.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Drive through dense residential areas for yard waste, recycling and organic waste pickup.

  • Ensure customer satisfaction through reliable service (e.g., arrive on schedule, pick-up all bins, clean up waste that falls out of bin when lifting, relock/reclose bins)

  • Resolve blocked access, (e.g., honk horn or call dispatcher/customer; take picture of vehicle blocking access, return for later pick-up if scheduled to be in area later).

  • Dump contents at designated transfer station or landfill.

  • Drive to transfer station to weigh vehicle, obtain a ticket for weight of contents and enter weight into system on truck.

  • Unload contents by moving blade forward; manually clean out debris trapped behind blade.

  • Review run sheet listing calls and identify any potential issues.

  • Schedule time sensitive calls starting with outside bins without by-law restrictions, busy streets, or calls likely to be blocked later.

  • Complete pre and post shift checks of truck


  • Safety first mentality

  • Commercial drivers’ license DZ is required and must be maintained.

  • Proven record of safe driving performance. (Clean Driving record)

  • Able to start working between around 6:30 am.

  • DZ and left side driving experience

  • Physically fit. Candidates must be able to lift and throw weights between 50-70 pounds constantly during the day, as well as jumping in and out of truck in excess of a 1000 times per day.

We offer

  • Competitive pay

  • Performance bonuses

  • Full benefits (medicals, RRSP, etc)

  • Boots and uniforms

  • Full time permanent employment

  • Career development

  • Social and family oriented environment

Waste Connections of Canada is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates who require accommodations throughout the recruitment process should contact the Recruiting Department

Job Requirements:







Who We Are

Waste Connections is an integrated solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly exclusive and secondary markets. Our goal is to create an environment where self-directed, empowered employees strive to consistently fulfill our constituent commitments and seek to create positive impacts through interactions with customers, communities, and fellow employees.


Waste Connections is always working to protect the health of the communities we serve, and we are grateful for the hard work and dedication that you bring to your job every day. Working here means you are a safety-minded individual who is making important contributions on a daily basis that will make a positive impact on those around you. We appreciate that you are a person of integrity who takes pride in the work you do.

Our Opportunities


People who want to gain valuable professional experience will find that Waste Connections is a fantastic place to work. You’ll enjoy the opportunity for beneficial training and professional development opportunities that can help enhance your skills and lead the way to a more promising future.


Bring your passion to succeed and you’ll quickly discover that great opportunities are all around you. At Waste Connections, you’ll thrive if you are friendly, dedicated, and prefer a work hard/play hard culture that is focused on maintaining our reputation as the premier waste services company in the markets we serve.