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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

Waste Industries Henderson, NC

Henderson, NC
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Job Summary:

Safely operate residential / recycling collection truck, side-load and/or rear-load truck and ancillary equipment on assigned route to service customers while providing excellent customer service. Deliver solid waste / recyclables to designated disposal / recycling facility.

Essential Functions:

* Operate a residential / recycling collection, side-load and/or rear-load truck, ancillary equipment and hydraulic system to collect solid waste and/or recyclables on specified collection route.

* Load solid waste, yard waste and/or recyclables into the rear or side of waste collection vehicle.

* Operate equipment on truck to compact trash into vehicle.

* Operate truck and equipment using prescribed techniques to eliminate driver-induced mechanical failures.

* Complete pre-trip and post-trip safety lane inspections and reports, daily truck report, route sheets and other documentation requested by supervisor daily.

* Communicate vehicle mechanical problems to mechanic and supervisor immediately.

* Maintain route quality standards as predetermined by management.

* Follow all safety standards and equipment checks and precautions in performance of all duties. Comply with all federal, state, local and company rules on safety and vehicle operation.

* Maintain clean vehicle by cleaning cab interior and exterior of vehicle.

* Identify, and tag prohibited waste items and remove the items from the waste cart or can.

* Manage assigned Helper(s) if applicable.

Education, Training, Experience and Licensing/Certification Requirements:

* High school diploma or general education degree (GED) desired.

* Possess valid Class A or B Commercial Driver's License (CDL).

* One (1) year of satisfactory driving experience of Class A or B vehicles preferred.

* Satisfactory driving record.

* Must pass a DOT physical, drug screen and criminal background check.

* Must pass Waste Industries written and road test evaluation.

Waste Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable employees to perform their jobs.