We are looking for a safety conscience Route Drivers to join our team. Previous waste experience would be a plus. The position will be responsible for driving a garbage truck on specified routes to mechanically and manually collect solid waste.

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CDA Garbage is looking for a Route Driver who meets the following requirements.

Valid Class B CDL with air brakes endorsement as a minimum

Knowledge of truck components in order to complete pre and post trip inspections

Ability to read, write, comprehend and communicate in English

Ability to at times perform heavy lifting, pushing or pulling objects over 50 pounds, bending and stooping


Ability to safely operate a garbage truck on specified routes to collect solid waste. Waste experience preferred, but not required. 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. 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.


Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50 pounds. 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  

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    Experience, Education, Or Training

    Please indicate the nature and extent of your experience in the operation of motor vehicles, including the equipment type (such as buses, trucks, truck tractors, semi-trailers, full trailers, and pole trailers). Also indicate any relevant education/vocational training (including dates of enrollment) or other work experience.

    This information is required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 49 CFR 391.21.

    Criminal History

    Have you ever been convicted, pled guilty or no contest to or forfeited bond or collateral on a felony or misdemeanor?

    If yes, please list all crimes and attach explanation. (Do not include convictions for which the record has been sealed expunged or eradicates. For job openings in California, do not include marijuana convictions identified in Cal Labor Code 432.8 that are more than two years old). A criminal history will not necessarily bar you from employment. We will consider the nature of the crime, nature of the job, length of time since the crime, and evidence of rehabilitation.

    Work Experience

    1. List all employers up to three years ago. Please list all your employers during at least the last three years, beginning with your most recent job held.
    2. List CMV employers four to ten years ago. If you operated a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) for any employers during the seven years before the three-year period described above, please list them next. If you were self-employed, give company name. If you need additional space, ask for an additional form.

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    This information is required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 49 CFR 391.21.

    Driving Record

    Please describe all motor vehicle accidents in which you were involved in the past three years. Specify the date and nature of each accident and any fatalities or personal injuries it caused.

    Please list all violations of motor vehicle laws or ordinances (other than violations involving only parking), for which you were convicted or forfeited bond or collateral during the past three years.

    Have you ever has a denial, revocation, or suspension of a license, permit, or privilege to operate a motor vehicle?

    If yes please provide the facts and circumstances in detail:

    This information is required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 49 CFR 391.21.

    DOT-Covered Drug and Alcohol Tests**

    In the past three years, have you:(if you answer "yes" to any of these questions, list the date and employer)

    ** We are required to verify this information under 49 CFR 40.25 and 391.23(e).


    Please list three references who can provide us with information about your qualifications to perform that job for which you are applying. Business or job related references are preferable.

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    This certifies that this application was completed by me, and that all entries on it and information in it are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. * I understand that the information concerning my prior employers may be used and my prior employers may be contacted for the purpose of the investigations my background, including my safety performance history (accident and DOT drug/alcohol compliance) as required by 49 CFR 391.23. *I understand that the Company will provide additional information to regarding my right to review and rebut the safety performance history provided by prior employers for whom I performed DOT-covered work within the previous years.

    I understand that providing false, inaccurate, incomplete, or misleading information will result in refusal of employment or termination of employment if discovered after date of hire. I acknowledge that the Company will verify the accuracy and completeness of the information I have provided. I authorize all the entities and individuals identifies or discovered during the Company's hiring process to provide information regarding my employment, education, character, and qualifications. I also release all entities and individuals who provide information in accordance with the release from all liability for any damages that may result from furnishing information to the Company, except that n accordance with 49 CFR 20.27, I do not release anyone from the liability regarding any aspect of the DOT-required drug and alcohol testing process. I understand that if I am employed, I must conform to the Company's rules, policies, and procedures and that my employment is "at will", which means that the Company or I may terminate my employment at any time for any reason.

    This information is required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 49 CFR 391.21.