Front Load Driver - $3,000 Sign On Bonus!

Always Hiring Great People!
Text Casella to 97211

Breadcrumb

  • Careers
  • Front Load Driver - $3,000 Sign On Bonus!

Founded in 1975, Casella Waste Systems, Inc. is a publicly traded company (CWST) and one of the nation's leading providers of waste and recycling services. Casella currently employs more than 2,500 employees throughout Vermont, Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York, and Pennsylvania and serves customers in more than 40 states. We are especially proud of our support and dedication to the success of our local communities throughout the northeast region and beyond.

Part of the Critical Infrastructure Industry, Casella protects the health and safety of our society and prevents any debilitating impact on the communities we serve. We are constantly developing and investing in innovative solutions to build a better tomorrow for future generations.

In every way, our most important resource is our people. Our deep understanding of resource renewal also guides us in cultivating a culture of lifelong learning and career growth and flows naturally from our deepest core values and our unwavering dedication to safety and wellness.

We believe the work we do is vitally important and meaningful and that our employees are the stewards of our region’s breathtaking natural beauty. We seek to hire the most talented and dedicated people to grow our business and serve our customers.

Summary of Position:

Front Load Drivers operate heavy-duty trucks with front lift attachment. Drivers are responsible for providing the pick-up service of containers filled with waste or recyclable material. Containers may weigh in excess of 1000 pounds and at times require drivers to maneuver wheeled containers to a pick-up stage area. Driver will transport the material to a disposal, transfer or recycle facility when trucks reach legal load capacity. Driver navigates high traffic and congested roadways, driveways, alleyways, and lots. Highly skilled backing maneuvers are essential too successfully perform this job.

Start time is 2:30 am for this position

Key Accountabilities :

  • Complete understanding and adherence to Casella Safety Rules and Operating Standards.
  • Operates vehicle and performs all tasks in accordance with Casella Safety Rules and Operating Standards, OSHA, and DOT as well as all local, state and federal laws.
  • Performs pre- and post-trip inspections of assigned vehicle and documents checks utilizing the standard DVIR (Driver Vehicle Inspection Report).
  • Attends and participates in all scheduled training programs and meetings as required by Casella or Manager.
  • Works closely with Manager to improve route efficiencies and identify best practices.
  • Communicates customer requests to Dispatch.
  • Completely empties all receptacles and leaves the customer’s property clean and free of debris.
  • Follows route assignments as directed and completes end of day documentation and check out process.
  • Performs all duties as scheduled by Manager or Dispatch and assisting other drivers as directed to meet customer needs.
  • Notifies Manager of any incidents, accidents, or property damage.
  • Notifies Dispatch of service interruptions.
  • Immediately reports all unsafe situations or service related issues to Dispatch.

Education, Experience & Qualifications:

  • Holds a current Class A or B CDL
  • Must be at least 18 years of age and legally eligible to work in the United States.
  • Capable motor coordination; arm, hand, legs.
  • Able to exert physical effort in handling (pushing, pulling, lifting, etc.) objects more than 75 pounds frequently.

Attributes:

  • Proven commitment to safety.
  • Positive, team oriented attitude.
  • Disciplined and committed to hard work and variable weather environments.
  • Open to personal and professional training and development.

 

We offer excellent benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and a 401(k) Plan.

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an environment of inclusion and mutual respect where opportunities are available to all applicants and team members without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, military and veteran status, status as individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our team members is critical to our success as a company and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people.

Your resume will NEVER be posted or sent to anyone without your permission! Your email address will not be shared with any third parties. Occasionally, we may send you emails regarding new positions in your area.
Personal Information
Type in your first and last name.
Enter your phone number with area code.
Enter your valid email address.
CDL Class
Employment

Employers

Order
Employer
Employers

Start Date

End Date

Request for Check of Driving Record
License

Expiration Date

Authorization
I hereby authorize you to release the following information to: Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (Prospective Employer) for purposed of investigation as required by Section 391.23 and 391.25 of the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Regulations. You are released from any and all liability which may result from furnishing this information. I am confirming that all information provided above is accurate to the best of my knowledge.
Please type your name signifying your authorization of request for driving record.

Date of Birth

Authorization Date

CAPTCHA This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.