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Full Time Drivers Wanted

Gold Medal is growing and we need experienced, customer-focused, solid waste and recycling drivers with clean safety records.

  • Residential, roll-off, rear-load and front-load positions available
  • Competitive pay with medical benefits
  • Commercial Driver's License required
  Apply Now

Seasonal Drivers Wanted

Gold Medal is growing and we need experienced, customer-focused, solid waste and recycling drivers with clean safety records.

  • Residential, roll-off, rear-load and front-load positions available
  • Competitive pay with medical benefits
  • Commercial Driver's License required
  Apply Now

Job Description

A Truck Driver is responsible for safely operating a roll-off, front-loading, or rear-loading truck, and providing prompt, courteous and complete waste removal services for customers who reside on a designated route. In addition, a Truck Driver is responsible for ensuring his or her vehicle is in compliance with the Company’s safety standards prior to operating the vehicle, ensures that all Company, state and federal regulations are adhered to at all times while operating the vehicle, and driver vehicle inspection reports ("DVIRs") on a daily basis to ensure that any vehicle defects are repaired in a timely manner.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Good customer services skills to meet and exceed customer expectations; acts in a professional, courteous and cooperative manner toward customers and co-workers; works with a sense of honesty and trustworthiness.
  • Good time management skills to ensure assigned responsibilities are completed in an efficient and safe manner.
  • Good follow through ability; adheres to work schedule and follows through on challenges as they arise.
  • Ability to adhere to Company policies and rules set forth; promotes the Company’s safety standards; does not take inappropriate risks.
  • Maintains a feeling of pride in work; strives to achieve all goals.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two years of prior experience driving heavy commercial trucks.
  • Class A Commercial Driver’s License.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Perform complete pre- and post-operation inspection of the vehicle in accordance with Company policy to ensure tire pressure, fluid levels, safety equipment, gauges, and controls are in proper working order. Report any safety issues on standard reports.
  • Safely operate his or her heavy truck along his or her designated route and to the disposal site; read route sheet, follow map and service each customer as identified on the route sheet or as assigned by the route supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Class B or higher Commercial Driver’s license with air brakes endorsement

Job Description

Responsible for assisting the driver of a rear loading trash truck on municipal surface streets and alleyways by safely loading Municipal Solid Waste, Recycling, Yard Waste or Designated Bulk Items into the collection vehicle.

Duties require heavy industrial lifting of containers to waist high, gripping with hands, moving at a steady pace with occasional bending.

Provides courteous customer service, able to communicate clearly with customers, supervisors and public officials.

Gets in and out of the truck multiple times per day to empty waste containers and lift objects. Keeps truck cab and body clean according to company standards. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Must be able to communicate fluently in the English language both verbally and in written form.
  • Must be able to work Mondays through Fridays and Saturdays when scheduled.
  • Must be ready, willing, and able to report to work prepared for the day at the scheduled time.
  • All helper positions are subject to DOT pre-employment, post-accident, random, and reasonable suspicion drug testing.

Working Conditions

This work is typically performed outdoors in all weather conditions. Employee is frequently exposed to noise, dirt, dust, grease and foul odors. The work requires the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to gloves, boots and high visibility clothing. Some PPE is provided on a quarterly basis (including gloves, high visibility vests and winter wear) by Gold Medal Environmental. A boot allowance will be provided every six months. Any PPE that is lost or destroyed because of employee negligence or improper use will be the responsibility of the employee to pay Gold Medal Environmental for the replacement of the equipment.