Class 3 Driver

Waste Connections of Canada - Vernon, BC (30+ days ago)

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MUST HAVE CLASS 1 or CLASS 3 Driver's License

Please apply with your resume and abstract

  • Salary - $23 per hour
  • Hours: Monday - Friday (day shift)
  • 40-50 hours per week
  • Benefits: Full Benefit package after 3 months of service
  • Annual boot and clothing allowance

If you are looking for a great place to work, a change from your current setting, or want to be a part of a positive team culture, then we want to hear from you.

Waste Connections of Canada,the leader in non-hazardous solid waste management in North America is looking for Side Load - Garbage Truck Driversto join our team in Salmon Arm and Vernon, BC. 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

Driver will be responsible for manual collection of residential garbage, yard-waste, and recycling. Driver will be responsible for safe operation of the vehicle, maintaining truck and route cleanliness, and completing accurate vehicle condition reports. The driver proceeds to residential customers until the truck has a full load, and then dumps the load at a transfer station and local landfills.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Drive through dense residential areas for yard waste, recycling and 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
  • Drive to transfer station to weigh vehicle, obtain a ticket for weight of contents and enter weight into system on truck. Dump contents at designated transfer station or landfill.
  • Unload contents by moving blade forward; manually clean out debris trapped behind blade.
  • Review run sheet listing calls and identify any potential issues.
  • Complete pre and post shift checks of truck


  • Commercial drivers’ license - Class 3is required and must be maintained.
  • Proven record of safe driving performance. (Perfect Driving record)
  • Able to start working between around 5-6 am.
  • Capable to work up to 10 hours per day
  • Class 3 license right side driving experience
  • Please provide current driving abstract with application

Physical Demand

  • Extremely Physically demanding role
  • Seated and standing in a truck. Exposed to heat/cold, rain, snow.
  • Climb in and out of truck at each house and manually pick up and unload bins and bags weighing up to 50 lbs pounds throughout the day

Please note only successful candidates will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $23.00 /hour


  • Heavy lifting: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Truck Driving: 1 year (Preferred)
  • garbage truck driving: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Vernon, BC (Preferred)