Driver - Residential (Automated)
Republic Services - Woodburn, OR

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POSITION SUMMARY:
Drives an automated / semi-automated residential truck to provide prompt, courteous and complete waste and / or recycle removal for residential customers.

REPRESENTATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES:
The following responsibilities are general duties that a particular employee in this position may or may not be required to perform. The actual duties required of this position will vary.
  • Performs complete pre-trip inspection including, but not limited to, checking tire pressure, fluid levels, safety equipment, gauges and controls.
  • Drives heavy diesel or alternative fuel truck(s) to and from customer locations and disposal area(s).
  • Climbs into and out of truck at customer locations and disposal area(s).
  • Loads residential waste into truck hopper if the toter dump/cart is unable to handle the load. Uses the toter dump/cart whenever possible.
  • Operates hand hydraulic controls to lift/load refuse, operate compactor and dispose of collected. material at the designated facility.
  • Courteously interacts with customers, dispatcher(s) and supervisors.
  • Writes labels and tags that identify unsatisfactory waste containers and/or refuse.
  • Cleans up waste spills and overflows, including the area around containers.
  • Cleans waste from the packer blade and truck body on each landfill or transfer station run.
  • Reads route sheet, follows map and services each customer as identified on the route sheet or as assigned by dispatcher and/or supervisor.
  • Immediately reports any safety or customer service issues of which the employee is made aware to supervisor or manager.
  • Completes required route/productivity sheets, Vehicle Condition Reports (VCRs) and other forms.
  • Ensures compliance with DOT and Company hours of service standards.
  • Performs driver check-in procedures upon returning to the facility at the end of the day, including post-trip inspections.
  • Follows all safety policies and procedures; participates in all required safety training and meetings.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

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Requirements

EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION:

Required:
  • Valid Class A or B CDL with air brakes endorsement.
  • Must meet the requirements of 49 CFR 383.51 as well as any other local, state or federal requirements applicable.

Preferred:
    • Equivalent of high school diploma or G.E.D. certification.
    • Two years commercial truck driving experience.

    OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
    The following key competencies represent qualities, traits and behaviors that a successful employee will exhibit. This list is not exhaustive, as other qualities, traits and behaviors are also desired.
    • Customer Service – Acts in a professional, courteous and cooperative manner toward customers and coworkers. Within reason, does what it takes to meet and exceed expectations of customers.
    • Dependability – Follows through and does what he/she says he/she will do. Shows up for work on time and adheres to the established work schedule.
    • Endurance – Sticks with the task until it is completed in the most productive and safe manner. Works through challenges.
    • Ethics – Does the right thing. Adheres to the laws as well as Company policies and rules. Promptly reports concerns or potential violations in accordance with reporting procedures.
    • Safety Orientation – Follows and promotes Company safety rules and procedures. Shows an appreciation and sets an example for safe work behavior. Does not take inappropriate risks.

    REPRESENTATIVE MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT AND/OR SOFTWARE USED:
    The following machines, tools, equipment and/or software are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position. Actual machines, tools, equipment and/or software used will vary.
    • Side load or front load residential truck (automated, manual / automated, work bucket, curotto or quick disconnect).
    • Personal protective equipment including, but not limited to, hard hat, boots, gloves and safety vest.
    • Tools including, but not limited to, broom, pitch fork and shovel.
    • Two-way radio or cellular phone.

    ENVIRONMENTAL/ATMOSPHERIC WORKING CONDITIONS: The following environmental/atmospheric working conditions are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position. The actual working conditions will vary.
    • Exposure to extreme weather conditions.
    • Exposure to residential and commercial waste.
    • Exposure to moving traffic while collecting waste containers.
    • On a regular basis, work entails visits to disposal sites in which employee would be exposed to loud noise, dust, and odor.
    • Occasional lifting, pushing and pulling up to 50 pounds.
    • Occasional climbing to enter/exit truck.
    • Bending or squatting to perform pre-trip inspection and overhead reaching for controls.
    • Occasional standing and walking.
    • Constant sitting, waist to chest level reaching and sustained or repetitive neck rotation for vehicle and loader operation.

    Republic Services is a dynamic company that offers a competitive salary and benefits package including major medical coverage, supplemental insurance programs, retirement benefits, and paid vacation and holidays.

    Republic Services promotes a drug-free and alcohol-free workplace and conducts pre-employment drug testing.

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