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Job Description: Collection Truck Operator

Job Description: Collection Truck Operator

If you are interested in this opportunity please submit your resume quoting reference number DRIV-WIN-001.

Job Title: Collection Truck Operator
Division: Emterra Environmental
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Reports To: Route Supervisor


A. Job Purpose:

Responsible for ensuring recycling and/or garbage collection routes are completed on schedule and collected materials are transported to the designated facility(s) for processing or disposal.


B. Specific Accountabilities:

  1. The safe & efficient operation of a class 3 (with air brakes) heavy duty truck.
  2. Adhere to, and conduct all activities according to the collection schedule.
  3. Collect residential curbside and /or multi-family residential waste, yard waste, bulky items, and recyclable materials in a professional manner that meets or exceeds the requirements of the contract.
  4. Daily inspection of vehicle and documentation of daily inspection.
  5. Communicate with supervisor regarding concerns or suggestions.


C. Minimum Knowledge and Skills Required to Perform the Job:

  1. Minimum 1 year working experience driving a vehicle requiring a Class 3 (with air brake) licence.
  2. High School Diploma.
  3. Industry experience is an asset.
  4. Strong customer service orientation.
  5. Ability to work in a team based environment.
  6. Ability to read and write in English language.
  7. Available to work overtime, including statutory holidays & Saturdays.
  8. Clean drivers’ abstract.
  9. Must hold valid Class 3 (with air brakes) drivers licence.


D. Working Environment:

In city, on-road, front street & back lane collection, occasional tight areas & corners, work single or with helper, year around in various weather conditions, new cab-over style CNG fueled trucks equipped with AC, GPS, AVL, multiple cameras, backup sensors & alarms.

Interested in this job? Apply now quoting reference number DRIV-WIN-001.