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Who Are We?

WASTE CONNECTIONS (NYSE:WCN) - We are a non-hazardous solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in 41 states in the U.S. and 6 provinces in Canada. With our 16,000+ employees we are the third largest provider of solid waste services in North America. We are also the leading provider of exploration and production ("E&P") waste disposal services in the U.S. and a provider of inter-modal services in the Northwest.

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Why you need to join us!
  • CULTURE: It's a Great place to work! We work in an environment where empowered, self directed All-stars know what they do is important.
  • INTEGRITY: Our definition is "saying what you will do and then doing it!" We keep our promises to our customers and our employees.


The Position:

We are looking for a safety conscience Driver to join the team at our Hauling location in Meridian, ID. Previous waste experience would be a huge plus !

Responsibilities include:
  • Performs complete pre-trip inspection including, but not limited to, checking tire pressure, fluid levels, safety equipment, gauges and controls.
  • Drives heavy diesel truck to and from customer locations and disposal area(s).
  • Moves waste bin to position accessible by truck and closes all enclosure gates, as necessary.
  • Operates hydraulic hand controls to lift/load refuse, operate compactor and dispose of collected material at the designated facility.
  • Cleans waste from the packer blade and truck body on each landfill or transfer station run.
  • Courteous interaction with customers, dispatchers and supervisors.
  • Cleans up the area around accidental waste spills.
  • Reads route sheets to determine day's schedule and services each customer as identified on the route sheet or as assigned by dispatcher or supervisor.
  • Completes required route/productivity sheets, Vehicle Condition Reports (VCRs) and other forms.
  • Performs all driver check-in procedures upon returning to the facility at the end of the day.
  • Follows all safety policies and procedures.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


Ideal candidate will possess:
  • Valid Class B CDL with air brakes endorsement
  • As verified by a current MVR/driver abstract, must meet all qualifications as defined under DOT regulation 49 CFR 383.51
  • Equivalent of high school diploma or G.E.D. certification
  • Two years commercial truck driving experience.
  • Have knowledge of truck components in order to complete pre-and post-trip inspections
  • Possess a clean safety and driving record
  • Be able to learn and use interpersonal skills relating to good customer service
  • Be able to lift 50 pounds

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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