Class 3 Driver / Curbside Waste Collection Penticton 2104961

Penticton, BC

We are the leader in non-hazardous solid waste management in North America and we are looking for Curbside Waste Collection Drivers to join our team in Red Deer, AB. We are looking for a SAFETY inclined, energetic, autonomous and proactive team player capable of making a difference in his/her team and community.

Position Summary

The driver proceeds to subsequent customers until the truck has a full load, and then dumps the load at a transfer station before continuing customer pickups.

Duties Include:

  • Drive through dense residential areas for yard waste, recycling and organic waste pickup.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction through reliable service (e.g., arrive on schedule, pick-up all bins, clean up waste that falls out of bin when lifting, relock/reclose bins)
  • Resolve blocked access, (e.g., honk horn or call dispatcher/customer; take picture of vehicle blocking access, return for later pick-up if scheduled to be in area later).
  • Dump contents at designated transfer station or landfill.
  • Drive to transfer station to weigh vehicle, obtain a ticket for weight of contents and enter weight into system on truck.
  • Unload contents by moving blade forward; manually clean out debris trapped behind blade.
  • Review run sheet listing calls and identify any potential issues.
  • Schedule time sensitive calls starting with outside bins without by-law restrictions, busy streets, or calls likely to be blocked later.
  • Complete pre and post shift checks of truck

 Please note - this is a 80% labour and 20% driving job


  • Commercial drivers’ license - Class 3 is required and must be maintained.
  • Proven record of safe driving performance. (Perfect Driving record)
  • Able to start work around 5 am.
  • Capable to work up to 10 hours per day
  • Class 3 license right side driving experience

Physical Demand

  • Extremely Physically demanding role:
  • Seated and standing in a truck. Exposed to heat/cold, rain, snow.
  • Climbs in and out of truck at each customer site and manually dump bins weighing about 20 to 40 pounds (depends on contents e.g., cans vs paper) a few feet to truck and back up to 1200 times a day.

Please apply today!
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, or national origin. Please note - only successful candidates will be contacted

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Waste Connections of Canada

Waste Connections of Canada

Waste Connections is the premier provider of solid waste collection, transfer, recycling and disposal services.
As a rapidly growing company, Waste Connections, Inc. has many opportunities for qualified and motivated individuals who want to be part of a dynamic organization. We provide competitive benefits and lots of room for individual growth as the company expands.


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