Walters Recycling & Refuse
  • Blaine, MN, USA
  • Full Time

At Walter's Recycling and Refuse we consider our services to go Beyond the Curb! We believe that hiring qualified individuals for all positions within the company contributes to the overall strategic success in going Beyond the Curb!

Walter's is a leading provider of waste collection and recycling services to both the public and private sectors in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. We are a family owned and operated business started in 1988 with a fleet of over 60 diesel and compressed natural gas (CNG) powered trucks and over 65,000 customers.

We are looking for an energetic, hard-working, customer-focused team player to help us achieve overall strategic success as a Loader Operator and Driver. This is a combination of 2 separate positions. If you think you would be a good fit for our company, we would love to hear from you!

Walters Recycling & Refuse offers many benefits, including:

- Competitive rates

- Medical insurance

- Dental insurance

- 401K

- Paid holidays/vacation

- State of the art on board routing software

- Industry leading safety training with added quarterly safety bonus

- Driver recognition program

- Uniforms

- Boot allowance

Position Summary This position works in direct cooperation with the Recycling Center/Transfer Station Supervisor, as well as the Director of Operations. This position is responsible for both Driver and Loader Operator.

Primary Responsibilities:

Loader Operator Basic Job Description:Manage the inbound and outbound MSW and other materials in the Recycling Center while operating a CAT 950 wheel loader, skid loader, or Case loader, as well as other miscellaneous equipment. Including the daily afternoon management of the activities at the Recycling Center, such as loading MSW (municipal solid waste) into trailers, assisting the general public with drop off activities, as well as general light maintenance to equipment and the property.

Driver Basic Job Description:Safely operate vehicles and mechanized devices while following established routes in residential and industrial areas. Perform physical activities requiring use of arms and legs, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, pushing, pulling, and handling varies materials. Must be dependable and very punctual.

Driver Requirements:

Required: Candidate must pass a pre-employment drug screen, DOT health evaluation, physical assessment, as well as a criminal background check to be considered for employment

  • Class A or B CDL
  • Clean driving record
  • Mapping skills
  • Physically fit to perform job functions
  • You must be at least 21 years of age & eligible to work in the US
  • Education and Experience
  • High school diploma or GED, bachelor's degree preferred
  • Two years of relevant loader, heavy equipment or operations experience; waste industry experience preferred but will also consider other industry experience.
  • Computer savvy Microsoft Office proficient with the ability to learn and leverage routing systems to drive efficiencies
  • Politeness, confidence, tact, patience and diplomacy while dealing with complex problems
  • Motivational, listening, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work 50-55 hours per week, including early mornings

Job Type: Full-time

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