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Waste Connections, Inc Driver Helper in Vancouver, Washington

Job Title

Driver Helper

Employee Type

Employee

Requisition Primary Location

Vancouver, Washington

Job Description

Waste Connections is looking to hire a safety conscious Driver Helper to join the team in Vancouver, WA. This is a physical job where you will be working outside in all weather conditions. Schedule is Monday - Friday 5:30am start time, occasional Saturdays as needed. This is a union position starting at $19.61/HR and will Increase to $22.11/HR when you obtain a CDL license and are assigned a route. We will help train you to Obtain your CDL! You will be eligible for union benefits and pension plan as well.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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, 45-50 hour work week.​

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Union Benefits

  • Boot Voucher of up to $450.00 a Year

  • Yearly Safety Bonus of up to $1,750

  • Company uniforms, High Visibility PPE gear and Safety gear.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:

  • 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 conditions, as well as exposure to fumes and vibration. Noise level is usually moderate.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to obtain a CDL permit before starting.

  • Valid Class B CDL with air brakes endorsement as a minimum. Or the ability to obtain one.

  • Clean Driving Record.

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

  • Basic knowledge of truck components in order to complete DOT pre- and post-trip inspections.

To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at www.wasteconnections.com at http://www.wasteconnections.com/ . Application information and additional instructions can be found once you select your position of interest.

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran)

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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.

OUR PEOPLE MEAN EVERYTHING TO US

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

BUILD TALENT FROM WITHIN

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.

LET’S REALIZE YOUR GOALS TOGETHER

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.

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