Republic Services Truck Driver - Commercial Garbage Truck CDL in Seattle, Washington

Requisition ID: 29415BR
Job Title: Truck Driver - Commercial Garbage Truck CDL
Division: 4175: AWS - Seattle
Location: 53212: Seattle-54 S Dawson St
City: Seattle
State: WA
Position Type: Full-Time
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary:
A Commercial Recycle Truck Driver is responsible for safely operating a front-, side-, or rear-loading truck, and providing prompt, courteous and complete waste and recycle 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 completes vehicle condition reports (“VCRs”) on a daily basis to ensure that any vehicle defects are repaired in a timely manner.

Principal Responsibilities:
• Performs 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 operates his or her heavy truck along his or her designated route and to the disposal/recycle site; read route sheet, follows map and service each customer as identified on the route sheet or as assigned by the dispatcher and/or supervisor.

• Operates manual and/or automatic controls in accordance with Company safety policies and procedures to lift and load refuse, operates compactor and disposes of collected material at the designated facility.

• Courteously interacts with all customers, dispatchers and others on a daily basis to ensure all customer routes are serviced in a timely manner.

• Identifies unsatisfactory waste/recycle containers and tags containers in accordance with applicable departmental procedures.

• Continuously monitors waste/recycle for evidence of unacceptable material.

• Cleans area around an accidental spills, ensuring adherence to all applicable safety standards and policies.

• Continuously monitors the condition of the vehicle to ensures it is operationally ready at all times to minimize down time; cleans waste/recycle material from the packer blade and truck body on each disposal trip.

• Completes required route/productivity sheets, VCRs and other reports, as required.

• Maintains adherence to required productivity standards for the department to ensure all customers are serviced in a timely and efficient manner.

• Follows all required safety policies and procedures.

• Actively participates in the Company’s ReSOP program.

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Two years of prior experience driving heavy commercial trucks.

• Class A Commercial Driver’s license.

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

Other 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.

EEO Statement:
Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.