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Alaska Waste - Local CDL Drivers (two open positions)

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Published: Jan. 10, 2020 at 5:55 PM AKST
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Job Title: Local CDL Driver

Employee Type: Employee

Requisition Primary Location:

Fairbanks, Alaska

Job Description

Alaska Waste, a Waste Connections company, is looking for a safety conscience Local CDL Driver to join our team in Fairbanks, AK!

The schedule will be Monday-Friday, 7am to 3 or 4pm. Pay will start at $19.50/hour.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Ability to safely operate a garbage truck on specified routes to collect solid waste.

- Ability to read route sheets and service each customer identified on the sheet or assigned by the dispatcher.

- 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.

- Courteous interaction with our customers and perform other miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:

-Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50 pounds.

-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 and/or humid conditions, as well as exposure to fumes and vibration. Noise level is usually moderate.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

-Valid Class B CDL with air brakes endorsement as a minimum.

-Clean driving record.

-Ability to read, write, comprehend and communicate in English. High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

-Minimum 1 year of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at

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)

Job Requirements:

Certification(s):

Class B Commercial Drivers License with Air Brakes Endorsement - Department of Transportation