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Swing Driver

Key Responsibilities:

– Operate various vehicle types, including Front End, Roll Off, Residential, and others, to collect solid waste, yard waste, and recyclables on designated routes. 

– Conduct pre-trip and post-trip safety inspections, complete daily truck reports, route sheets, and other documentation as required. 

– Communicate mechanical issues promptly to mechanics and supervisors. 

– Follow safety standards, equipment checks, and all relevant federal, state/provincial, local, and company rules. 

– Maintain a clean vehicle by regularly cleaning the cab interior and exterior. 

– Adhere to all applicable laws, regulations, ordinances, and company policies. 

– Wear required personal protective equipment at all times. 

– Report accidents or incidents to supervisors immediately. 

– Demonstrate a professional demeanor and appearance when interacting with customers or the public. 

– Maintain accurate records of services performed. 

– Perform extra or special pick-ups as needed. 

– Conduct route observations, document findings, and provide reports to immediate supervisors. 


– High school diploma or GED desired. 

– Valid Commercial Driver’s License (DZ or above). 

– Minimum one (1) year of commercial driving experience OR CDL school certificate is an asset. 

– Must meet safety criteria for relevant functions according to company standards. 

– Demonstrated ability to safely drive the truck and operate equipment. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

– Knowledge of truck components and basic maintenance for safe operation. 

– Ability to maneuver the truck in tight spaces, use mirrors for backing distances of 120 feet or more. 

– Recognize unacceptable waste materials. 

– Effective communication with internal and external customers. 

– Reading, writing, and comprehension of associated documents and maps. 

– Ability to follow oral and written instructions. 

– Physical strength to lift, push, pull, or carry objects up to 50 pounds using proper techniques. 

– Adherence to all company safety policies and procedures. 

Physical/Mental Demands:

– Ability to stand, walk, use hands and fingers, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk, hear, climb, balance, and smell. 

– Visual requirements include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 

– Regularly lift/move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift/move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift/move up to 100 pounds. 

– Sitting required 75% of the time due to the primary function of driving. 

– Work in usually loud conditions. 

Working Conditions:

– Exposure to loud noise, humidity, rainy/stormy, extreme hot and cold weather conditions. 

– Exposure to moving mechanical parts, vibration, toxic and caustic chemicals, fumes, and airborne particles. 

– Work in an outdoor environment up to 100% of the time. 

– Continuous work away from the branch location throughout the day. 

– Occasional work in high precarious places. 

– Constant exposure to motor vehicle traffic conditions. 

Job Category: Driver
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Toronto

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