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Job Ref:  187775
Employer:  Waste Management.
City:  Port Charlotte
State/Province:  FL
Type of Employment:  Full Time
Environmental Categories:  Other
Industries:  Other/Not Classified
Required Education:  Other
Job Description: 
Job Summary

Our Residential drivers are responsible for the collection and hand loading of residential waste, as well as the transporting of this waste by a front-load or rear-load truck to a landfill site. Our non-experienced drivers will be training side by side with our seasoned drivers to gain experience. Employment generally begins performing the helper role while training to become a Driver. The Driving position is not guaranteed but is likely with acceptable work performance and the completion of training.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The position routinely requires extensive near-continuous physical exertions such as repetitive lifting, pushing, and pulling receptacles that weigh from 50 to 75 pounds as part of their rigorous daily routine. Note: The level of physical effort may vary from site to site and in some cases be greater or lesser than documented here. Often, these waste receptacles have no wheels or handles for maneuverability, and the driver must have the physical strength to adjust accordingly. This physically strenuous position involves mounting and dismounting the truck between 800 and 1000 times every shift. In addition to these duties, pre and post trip vehicle inspection is required. Required work hours may be up to the legal limits allowed and may require weekend and/or holiday work. Work hours will vary by route. Drivers must be able to read and understand a map, complete daily driver logs as well as pre and post trip truck inspections. This position will require you to work in all weather extremes including extreme hot or cold, wet or dry conditions. Truck cabs often do not have air conditioning but may include a small fan.


Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory duties.


Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.


A. Education and Experience

  • To be determined.


    B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older

  • Legally eligible to work in Canada

  • Must have a DZ license

  • Clean driving record


    C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

  • Must be able to speak and read English well enough to converse with the general public, understand highway traffic and signals, respond to official questions, and be able to make legible entries on reports and records.

  • Successfully pass pre-employment (post offer) drug screen, background and

    motor vehicle records check and Department of Transportation Physical.

  • Ability to perform physical requirement of the position with or without reasonable accommodations


    Benefits

    At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. Employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.


  • 10/27/2013

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