Driver - Commercial (Front End or Roll Off)

Location: Burlington or St Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 10-10-2018
We are currently searching for drivers (Front Load / Roll-Off Driver) to join our team. Drivers are responsible for ensuring their material collection route is completed on schedule that recycling/waste is collected, transported and offloaded at transfer stations or recycling facilities in the prescribed manner. This position reports to the Operation Team and Dispatcher. 
What will you do?
  • Safe and efficient operation of vehicles with air brakes;
  • Drive the assigned truck along designated commercial routes to mechanically collect solid waste and recycling and take it to the designated end destination, either transfer station or recycling facility as dispatched;
  • Have the ability to work independently and without assistance while manoeuvring truck into and out of minimum clearance spaces, using mirrors and truck cameras to back distances up to 120 feet.
  • Cleans loose trash off truck and / or ground around truck and container that spills during the dumping process to maintain clean customer sites and safety along roads and highways. Visually scan customer site before and after dumping bin as well as ensuring each and every load on the truck is secure for transport.
  • Drive and load recycling/ collection vehicle;
  • Conduct daily inspection of vehicle and accurately complete related documentation;
  • Communicate with supervisor regarding concerns or suggestions;
  • Perform other related duties as may be assigned from time to time; 
What will you bring?
  • AZ or DZ license with minimal of 1 year  experience in commercial driving;
  • Minimum 2 years working roll-off and front end driving;
  • Prepared to work minimum 10 hours per day;
  • High School Diploma or equivalent;
  • Experience in the waste and recycling industry an asset;
  • Strong customer service orientation;
  • Ability to read, write and perform minor mathematical calculations;
  • Basis computer skills;
  • Must be available for overtime work as required;
  • Clean drivers’ abstract;
 What do we have to offer you?
  • Competitive base salary and comprehensive Group Insurance Plan;
  • As part of a team, ongoing support and resources to ensure your professional success;
  • Training and development opportunities supplemented with a Tuition Reimbursement Program;
  • A family-oriented culture with an entrepreneurial mind-set that encourages you to take ownership of your role and effect change;
As per company policy, this position is designated as Safety Sensitive.
Emterra Group is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC).
Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources in any of the following ways: 905-336-9084; or by mail at 1122 Pioneer Road, Burlington, ON, L7M 1K4.
No agencies. No phone calls please. Emterra thanks all applicants for their interest however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.
Emterra Group is a leader in providing integrated recycling resource management and waste disposal solutions to the industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) sectors and municipalities throughout Canada. Our view of waste management means maximizing recycling and waste diversion. Whether you see it as garbage, waste, trash, rubbish or junk, we see waste another way – as a resource to be collected and recycled into new, usable products. From tire recycling to liquid waste – we turn waste into resources. 

Emterra Group is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of all individuals in accordance with legislation and Human Rights in all provinces.  Should you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources in any of the following ways:  send an email to; by phone 905-336-9084, Extension 1103 or by mail to 1122 Pioneer Road, Burlington, ON L7M 1K4.
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