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Waste Connections Local CDL Garbage Route Driver in Colfax, Washington

Job TitleLocal CDL Garbage Route DriverPrimary LocationColfax, WashingtonEmployee TypeEmployeeJob Description Empire Disposal, a Waste Connections Company has an immediate opening for a Local CDL Garbage Truck Driver to join our team in Colfax, WA. This position is labor-intensive and requires continuous movement in and out of the truck, manually collecting solid waste and dumping it into the back of a rear load Garbage truck, as well as transporting it to the appropriate facilities for disposal.

The Position: We are looking for a safety conscience Residential/Commercial Rear Load Garbage Route Driver to join the team. Previous waste experience would be a huge plus! This route typically averages about 45 hours a week, Schedule is Monday-Thursday 4:00am to 2:00Pm, with Occasional Overtime. Competitive Wage!

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Looking for a Career Path with a G R O W I N G Company?! As a member of our elite team of Drivers, you will feel like you’re a part of something bigger than yourself. Our team works together towards a common goal, making our Customer Service the best in the industry! Do you have a CDL? Does driving a LOCAL route every day sound great? If the answer is Yes, then you’re who were looking for! Why you need to join us!

  • CULTURE: It’s a Great place to work! We work in an environment where empowered, self directed All-stars know what they do is important.

  • INTEGRITY: Our definition is “saying what you will do and then doing it!” We keep our promises to our customers and our employees.

    What we offer:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits.

  • 401K Company Plan

  • Yearly Boot Allowance of $300.00

  • Yearly Safety Bonus of up to $1,000


  • Ability to read route sheets or Tablet and service each customer identified 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.

  • Operate hydraulic hand controls to lift/load refuse and dispose of trash at designated facilities.

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

  • A typical schedule for this position is Monday-Friday, with an occasional Saturday as needed, 45 hour work week.


  • 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.


  • Valid Class A or B CDL with air brakes endorsement as a minimum. Or the ability to Obtain a CDL

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

  • Minimum 2 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

  • Basic knowledge of truck components in order to complete pre- and post-trip inspections.

    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)