DZ Driver/Loader

Posted on 17 October 23 by Rachel Ramirez-Adrian

  • Ottawa, ON
  • $26.50 - $26.50 per Hour

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Job Description

Are you ready to embark on a fulfilling and essential career that makes a meaningful impact on communities while working for a top-tier waste & recycling company that operates across Canada? If so, we invite you to consider the many reasons why becoming a Garbage Truck Driver might be the perfect fit for you:

Job Security: Garbage collection is an indispensable service that will always be in demand, ensuring your long-term job security.

Competitive Pay and Benefits: As a Garbage Truck Driver, you can enjoy good pay and a comprehensive benefits package.

Independence: Our drivers often work independently, providing an ideal work environment for those who value autonomy and self-reliance.

Physical Activity: If you thrive on physical work and staying active, this role will keep you on your toes throughout the day.

Community Contribution: Your work directly contributes to the cleanliness and overall well-being of the communities you serve, making a difference in people's lives every day.

What’s In It For You?

  • Paid Weekly: Enjoy regular and reliable paychecks.
  • 4% Vacation Pay: Additional earnings to complement your weekly pay.
  • Onsite Parking: Convenient and hassle-free parking arrangements.
  • Work Hours: Monday – Friday, with a competitive hourly rate of $26.50.
  • Shift Start Time: Begin your day at 6:15 am.
  • Average 10/12 Hour Days: Opportunity for longer shifts if you desire.
  • Location: Ottawa, ON.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Adherence to client safety protocols and familiarity with the Occupational Health & Safety Act.
  • Valid DZ license.
  • Physical fitness for success in the position.
  • Flexibility to work Saturdays when required.

What You’ll Do: As a DZ Driver/Loader with our client, your responsibilities include various waste stream residential collections, such as Yard Waste, Blue Box, Green Bin, and Residential garbage collection. Your work is crucial to the health and well-being of the community, ensuring the proper disposal of waste streams. You'll collect and deliver these waste streams efficiently and responsibly, following schedules and all relevant policies and procedures. Safety is paramount, and you'll be expected to interact politely and respectfully with colleagues, management, residents, and the public.

Your duties also involve handling waste receptacles, which may weigh up to 50 lbs., and ensuring they are placed back on the resident's property. You will make over 800 residential stops per day, keeping you active and engaged.

Why People Choose to Work Here:

  • Competitive Pay: Above industry average compensation.
  • Comprehensive Benefits: Medical, Dental, Paramedical, and Travel Insurance.
  • Paid Vacation and Pension: Valuable benefits for your future.
  • Culture of Learning: We value ongoing learning opportunities.
  • Career Advancement: Opportunities for growth and promotion within the company.
  • Employee Appreciation: BBQs, events, and a family-oriented environment that cares about our employees.
  • Employee Discounts: Enjoy discounts and perks.
  • Referral Bonus Program: Earn extra rewards by referring talented individuals.
  • Tuition Reimbursement & Scholarship Awards: Support for your educational and career development.
  • Community Involvement: We value giving back and community involvement.
  • We Offer Careers, Not Just Jobs: Join us for a fulfilling and rewarding career journey.

What You Need to Succeed:

  • Productivity: You are highly productive and committed to excellent customer service.
  • Team Player: You work effectively as part of a team, with a strong focus on safe driving practices.
  • Politeness and Respect: Interacting with colleagues and the public with politeness and respect is essential.

Ready to embark on a fulfilling career that offers job security, competitive compensation, and a chance to make a positive impact on communities? If you are a dedicated and safety-conscious individual, we encourage you to Apply Online Today! Your journey to a rewarding career begins here.

Job Information

Rate / Salary

$26.50 - $26.50 per Hour




Environmental Waste

Skills / Experience

Not Specified


Comprehensive Benefits: Medical, Dental, Paramedical and Travel Insurance

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