Residential Garbage Truck Driver

at Waste Connections in Marengo, Illinois, United States

Job Description

We are looking for a safety conscience Residential Driver to join our team at our hauling site in Marengo, IL.

Previous waste experience is a huge plus! 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 the ability to provide excellent customer service at all times

+ A typical schedule for this position is Monday-Friday, with an occasional Saturday as needed, 50-55 hour work week.


+ 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 and/or humid conditions, as well as exposure to fumes and vibration. Noise level is usually moderate.


+ Valid Class B CDL with air brakes endorsement as a minimum.

+ Ability to read, write, comprehend and communicate in English.

+ Minimum 2 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

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


+ Pays $28 per hour – overtime paid at time and a half after 40 hours

+ Performance-based career growth potential

+ Medical, dental, vision insurance plans

+ Income Protection Plans (Life Insurance, Short Term/Long Term Disability)

+ 401(k) with a generous company match

+ Flexible Spending Account

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Waste Connections is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Posting: JC241389659

Posted On: Jun 05, 2023

Updated On: Jul 05, 2023

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