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Waste Connections Garbage Driver Helper in Lakeville, Minnesota

Job TitleGarbage Driver HelperPrimary LocationLakeville, MinnesotaEmployee TypeEmployeeJob Description

Dicks Sanitation, a Waste Connections company, is looking for a safety conscience Driver Helper to join our GROWING team in Lakeville, Minnesota.

We will help you cover the cost and training to complete your CDL!

Eligible for $4,000 Stay On Bonus with CDL!

Why you need to join us!

  • CULTURE: It’s a Great place to work! We work in an environment where empowered, self-directed All-stars know what they do is important.

  • OPPORTUNITY: Perfect opportunity for anyone interested in training and support to pursue a commercial driving career.

  • INTEGRITY: Our definition is “saying what you will do and then doing it!” We keep our promises to our customers and our employees.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:•Ability to safely operate a garbage truck (excluding driving) on specified routes to collect solid waste. Waste experience preferred, but not required.

•Help the driver collect the trash and dispose of it safely.

•Ability to read route sheets and service each customer identified on the sheet or assigned by the dispatcher.•Perform routine inspection and maintenance on vehicles such as checking fluids, safety equipment, and tires.•Ability to perform a physically demanding job, loading and unloading, at times with no helpers.•Operate hydraulic hand controls to lift/load refuse and dispose of trash at designated facilities.•Courteous interaction with our customers and perform other miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:•Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50 pounds.•Work environment involves some exposure to physical risks such as moving mechanical parts. Which require following basic safety precautions.•The employee is exposed to outside weather, including frequent wet and/or humid conditions, as well as exposure to fumes and vibration. Noise level is usually moderate.


•Physical stamina and the ability to be at work at a specific time daily.•Ability to read, write, comprehend and communicate in English.•Ability to work Monday – Friday with some Saturdays. Approximately 50-55 hours a week with paid overtime.

•Valid Class A or B CDL Permit with air brakes endorsement is a plus!

To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at https://careers.wasteconnections.com/ . Application information and additional instructions can be found once you select your position of interest.

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term & short term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future".

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran)