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Waste Connections Local CDL Driver - $6,000 Sign On! in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Job TitleLocal CDL Driver - $6,000 Sign On!Primary LocationCape Girardeau, MissouriEmployee TypeEmployeeJob Description

Waste Connections of Missouri is looking for a safety conscienceResidential Rear Load Driver to join the team in Cape Girardeau, MO.

NOW WITH A $6,000 SIGN ON BONUS!

The ideal driver will have a self-motivated, go getting attitude, that is looking to excel and grow with our GROWING company!

Why work for Waste Connections?

  • Competitive Compensations

  • Safety Bonuses – Get rewarded for your safe habits

  • Yearly Boot Stipend – Get your boots covered

  • Benefits Plans – Keep yourself healthy

  • Matching 401(K) – Connect to your future

What we do: We provide trash and disposal services to the local community. You, a vital piece of the team, would be responsible for safely operating a garbage truck into neighborhoods and picking up trash, while providing the best service in the industry. Rear Load Trucks require drivers to pull trashcans to the truck to dump with a tipper. Duties include:

  • Safely operating a rear load garbage truck in residential neighborhoods and picking up trash receptacles

  • Cautiously exit/enter the vehicle over 500 times a day to service homes

  • Physically pulling and moving containers that weight over 75 pounds just as often

  • Operate hydraulic hand controls to lift/load refuse and dispose of trash at designated facilities.

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

  • Perform daily pre and post trip inspections.

  • Interact courteously with your customers

  • Other miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

What we work with: Trash is heavy! Sometimes we have machines aid our efforts. Other times we do not. And this is a service provided year round – rain, snow or shine. Hot or cold. Be prepared to work in all environments, around heavy diesel equipment. Not to mention dirty ones. Plan for the following labor:

  • Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work with consistent walking; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 75 pounds. Exiting/exiting high set truck. Walking. Moderate noise level.

  • Work environment involves some exposure to physical risks such as moving mechanical parts. Which require following basic safety precautions.

  • Exposure to outside weather, including frequent wet and/or humid conditions, as well as exposure to fumes and vibration.

At the end of the day, we go home knowing we leave a smiling customer!

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years of age with a satisfactory driving record.

  • Class A or B CDL

  • Ability to work Monday – Friday starting at around 5:30 am. Approx. 45-50 hours a week, with overtime possibilities.

  • Physically comfortable with demands of the job

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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