Container Delivery

at Lakeshore Recycling Systems
Location Wauconda, Illinois
Date Posted July 31, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Not Specified


Position Summary

Container Deliver Drivers are responsible for the delivery and/or removal of waste or recycling carts and/or bins to customers. This position routinely requires physical exertion (lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling carts and/or bins) and entering/exiting the truck. Delivery drivers must be able to safely operate the vehicle, as well as provide courteous service to customers. The hours and physical demand may vary by route or area.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Operate truck and perform job duties in a safe manner in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations and company policies
Perform delivery and/or removal of waste or recycling carts and/or bins to customers
Complete proper documentation on deliveries and removals
Maintain and update work orders
Conduct pre-trip/post trip inspections and completes logs
Maintain and update drivers log sheets
Professional interaction with internal and external customers
May assist in other projects and areas, as needed
Maintain a positive work atmosphere by performing and communicating in a manner that promotes good relationships with customers, clients, co-workers, and management
Other duties, as assigned

Qualifications/Knowledge/Critical Skills

Ability to perform physical requirements of the job (prolonged physical exertions, including repetitive lifting, pushing, pulling and climbing)
Ability to read and understand a map
Ability to drive truck with a manual transmission
General knowledge of mechanics of trucks
Ability to work overtime, weekends, and/or holidays
Ability to work in all weather conditions
Good written and verbal communication skills to be able to communicate effectively and professionally with internal and external customers
Additional skills may be required to perform additional task(s) specific to work location, department or line of business

Physical Demands/Environmental Factors

Legally eligible to work in the United States
Must successfully complete pre-employment drug testing
Must be at least 21 years of age
Must have at least a valid drivers license, Class B CDL desired
Must be have a valid DOT medical card (or obtain prior to hire)
Must not have any DUIs or OVIs within the last 5 years or 2 in the last 10 years
Must not have any license suspensions within the last 2 years
No more than 3 moving violations within the last 2 years

Work Environment

Exposure to extreme weather conditions
Exposure to residential and commercial waste possible

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

LRS is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender (including gender identity, gender expression, change of sex, and transgender status), sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request.

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