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Waste Connections Local Commercial Driver (CDL) in Salina, Kansas

Job TitleLocal Commercial Driver (CDL)Primary LocationSalina, KansasEmployee TypeEmployeeJob Description

Salina Waste Systems, a Waste Connections company is looking for a safety conscience CDL Class B Route Driver to join the team in Salina, KS!

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. This includes duties such:

  • Ability to safely operate delivery truck and eventually rear load and/or front load garbage truck to deliver containers safely.

  • 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.

  • Ability to perform a physically demanding job, lifting and moving containers that weight over 75 pounds.

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

  • Courteous interaction with our customers

  • Perform other miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

What we work with: Trash is heavy! Sometimes we have machine 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; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 75 pounds. 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.

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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