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Waste Connections

Driver Helper Offering Paid CDL Training

Waste Management


Full Time

On Site


Vancouver, Washington, United States

Waste Connections is looking to hire a Driver Helper to join our team in Vancouver, WA. This is a physically demanding job where you will be working outside in all weather conditions 8+ Hours a day. Schedule is Monday - Friday 5:30am to 3:30pm with Occasional Overtime, Saturdays as needed.

**We will help train you to Obtain your CDL, while working with a Driver trainer out on Route.**

This is a union position starting at $26.65/HR For Non CDL Licensed Drivers.

CDL licensed Drivers Start at $28.35/HR. The Range of pay for Drivers is $26.65-$35.00/HR.


  • Ability to safely operate a garbage truck on specified routes to collect solid waste. Waste experiencepreferred, but not required.

  • Ability to read route Tablet and service each customer identified on the Route or assigned by the dispatcher.

  • Ability to Lift, Push and Pull 900+ Garbage Cans on Route, into the Back of the Rear Load Garbage Truck.

  • 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 perform other miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

  • A typical schedule for this position is Monday-Friday, with an occasional Saturday as needed, 45-50 hour work week.


  • Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50 pounds through out a 8+ hour shift.

  • 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 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. Or the ability to obtain one.

  • Ability to obtain a CDL permit before starting day 1 of employment.

  • Clean Driving Record.

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

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


  • Union Benefits and Pension Plan

  • Yearly Boot Voucher of up to $450.00 a Year

  • Yearly Safety Bonus of up to $1,750

  • Company uniforms, High Visibility PPE gear and Safety gear.

To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at [Register to View] target="_blank">[Register to View] . Application information and additional instructions can be found once you select your position of interest.

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran)