Residential Driver

Job Number R2235
Category Class 1 or 3 drivers w/air
Position Residential Driver
Company GFL Environmental Inc.
Job Description

GFL Environmental has a 10 year contract for Surrey, BC residential collections and we are looking for Residential Class 3 Drivers to join! The Residential Driver (Class 1 or Class 3) will be operating our newly acquired Automated Side Load trucks and will be responsible for safely, efficiently, and courteously providing waste removal services to customers. The driver will collect solid waste or recyclables on curbside and/or backdoor routes and transporting to post-collection facilities.


Key Responsibilities: 

-Operate a fully automated side loading truck, ancillary equipment and hydraulic system while driving alone on public roadway to collect solid waste on specified collection route.

-Complete pre-trip and post-trip inspections and reports, daily truck report, route sheets and other documentation requested by supervisor daily.

-Communicate vehicle mechanical problems to mechanic and supervisor immediately.

-Maintain route quality standards as predetermined by management.

-Follow all safety and equipment checks and precautions in performance of all duties. Comply with all federal, state/provincial, local and company rules on safety and vehicle operation.

-Maintain clean vehicle by cleaning cab interior and exterior of vehicle.

-Comply with all information requests from superiors in order to ensure compliance with work rules and company policy.

-Maintain accurate records of services performed.

-Work independently with minimal in field supervision.

-Work closely with supervisor to improve routing efficiencies.

-May be required to work overtime.

-Attend safety and branch meetings.

-Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or requested by management.




Skills and Qualifications


-High school diploma or general education degree (GED) desired. 

-Possess a valid Class 3 or Class 1 Driver’s License.

-Automatic Restrictions on License is acceptable.

-Minimum two (2) years of commercial driving experience. However, if you are a newly licensed driver who is a fast learner with right attitude, we will surely make an exception.

-Must be able to meet relevant criteria for safety sensitive functions according to Company standards

-Must be able to demonstrate the ability to safely drive the truck and operate the equipment


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

-Knowledge of the truck and its components and the basic maintenance Requirements: for safe operation

-Ability to control operations of equipment; maneuvering truck into and out of minimum clearance spaces, using mirrors to back distances of approximately 120 feet or more

-Ability to recognize unacceptable waste (such as gasoline or other flammable materials)

-Ability to exert muscle force to lift, push, pull or carry objects up to 50 pounds repetitively using proper lifting techniques


Location 70 Golden Dr, Coquitlam, BC V3K 6B5
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Attached files gfl2022_recruitment_flyers_cdn_surrey_driver_-_final.pdf
Post date January 24, 2023
Application Deadline January 27, 2023