We’re Hiring: Driver – Waste Collection

Job Description:

Operate heavy-duty trucks responsible for the collection of solid waste & recyclables. Driver will transport the material to a disposal, transfer, or recycle facility when trucks reach legal load capacity. Driver safely maneuvers vehicle in residential & commercial environments. Navigates high traffic and congested roadways, driveways, alleyways, and lots.

  • Operates vehicle in accordance with Opdenaker Trash & Recycling Safety Best Practices, OSHA (Occupational and Safety Health Act) and DOT (Department of Transportation) requirements as well as all local, state and federal laws.
  • Performs pre- and post-trip inspections of assigned vehicle and documents checks utilizing the standard DVIR.
  • Immediately reports all unsafe situations or service related issues to Route Manager or Dispatch.
  • Attends and participates in all scheduled training programs, briefings, and meetings as required by Opdenaker Trash & Recycling or directed by the Route Manager.
  • Works closely with Route Manager to improve route efficiencies and identify best practice.
  • Follows route assignments as directed and completes end of day documentation and check out process.
  • Performs all duties as scheduled by Route Manager or Dispatch and assisting other drivers as directed to meet customer needs.

Skills and Requirements:

  • High school diploma/GED required
  • Class A driver’s license in good standing
  • No serious tickets or accidents in last 5 years
  • No DWI/DUI in last 10 years
  • 2+ years’ commercial driving experience required

Work Schedule:

  • Monday – Friday 5:00am-2:00pm (overtime paid over 40 hours/week)


  • Medical Benefits (coverage paid in full 100% by company)
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick
  • 401k Retirement Plan


  • $23.00-$25.00+ per hour + overtime



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