Residential Drivers, Mt. Forest, ON Job #17003221


Job Type
Full Time
Closing Date
June 30, 2017 5:00 pm


When you are a driver for Waste Management, you join a team of the best drivers in the nation - professional, well trained, and skilled. Our drivers work hard and drive safe. They know they are valued front-line team members who are the key in making Waste Management number one in the industry. They are rewarded with competitive pay, great benefits, opportunity for growth, and they are home at night and on the weekends.


I. Driver Job Summary:

A Residential Driver operates heavy-duty trucks and is responsible for the collection of residential household waste or recyclable material. The Driver will transport the material to a disposal, transfer or recycle facility when trucks reach legal load capacity.  The Driver safely maneuvers the vehicle in residential environments and navigates high traffic and congested roadways, driveways, alleyways, and lots.


II. Driver Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform the job of Driver successfully, an individual must be able to perform the following tasks:

Operates vehicle in accordance with Waste Management Safety and Life Critical Rules, OSHA (Occupational and Safety Health Act) and DOT (Department of Transportation) requirements as well as all local, state and federal laws.

Performs pre- and post-trip inspections of assigned vehicle and documents checks utilizing the standard DVIR (Driver Vehicle Inspection Report). .

Immediately reports all unsafe situations or service related issues to Route Manager or Dispatch.

Attends and participates in all scheduled training programs, briefings, and meetings.

Works closely with Route Manager to improve route efficiencies and identify best practices.

Notifies any incidents, accidents, injures, or property damage.

Notifies of service interruptions including closed or impassable streets or alleyways, receptacles too heavy to service or potential safety hazards.

Communicates customer requests.

Completely dumps all receptacles and leaves the customer’s location clean and free of debris. 

Follows route assignments as directed and completes end of day documentation and check out process.

Performs all duties as scheduled by Route Manager or Dispatch and assisting other drivers as directed to meet customer needs.



Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

Acceptable driving record.


Work Environment:

Listed below are key points regarding the physical requirements, and work environment of the job. A reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Normal setting for this job is: outdoors and/or driving a video/GPS monitored vehicle.


Note: The level of physical effort may vary from site to site and in some cases be greater or lesser than documented here.



At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability.  As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, company pension, and more!  Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days.  Please note that benefits may vary by site.


200 Sligo Rd W.
Mt Forest
Postal Code


Driver Qualifications:

The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.


A. Education and Experience:

Experience: 1 year of experience operating a vehicle requiring a DZ/Class 3 license or equivalent military driving within the last 7 years.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

Must be at least 18 years of age

Legally eligible to work in Canada

Hold a current DZ or Class 3 license with an air-brake endorsement.

How To Apply

Click on the direct application link provided, or go to the website address,, type in the WM Job # (1700xxxx), in the 'Keyword/Req #/Zip Code' box, then click 'Apply Now', and follow the instructions. Or, you can type in the Country; Province; and City, that you would be interested in working. All open positions based on the input, will then show. Click on the particular position you may be interested in applying for, and click 'Apply Now', if you would like to apply. You can apply for more than one position.

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