CDL-A Driver (Short Haul) - Newark
Company: Hire Velocity
Posted on: August 5, 2022
Interstate Waste Services is the most progressive and innovative
provider of solid waste and recycling services in the country! We
primarily service Northern New Jersey, Southern New York State, New
York City, and recently expanded our operations of transfer
stations into Pennsylvania and Ohio, where we also own and operate
a state-of-the-art rail-served landfill. We cater to a diverse
range of residential, industrial and commercial customers. Our
mission has always been to provide our customers with the highest
quality waste, recycling and environmental services, while keeping
focus on employee, customer and environmental safety.
What makes our company culture unique is we have mastered the
ability to balance the standards of a large corporate company while
maintaining our small business family style culture
Our Drivers are responsible for safely operating one of these
various types of heavy duty vehicles: front-, side-, or
rear-loading truck, roll off, rack truck, and the occasional
tractor trailer , for the pick-up service of bags or containers
filled with waste or recyclable material. Drivers transport the
material to a transfer station or recycling facility, and may make
one or more trips throughout the shift. Our employees typically
specialize in one of the above truck types, but we encourage
internal training and movement to grow skills operating any and all
When you drive for IWS, you join a team of the best drivers in the
Tristate area -- professional, well-trained, and skilled. Our
drivers work hard and drive safe. They know they are valued front
line team members who are key in making Interstate Waste Services
number one in the industry, and number one in your community.
We care about your safety! This is why all Drivers spend a full
week training at our Safety University in Jersey City, and two
weeks on the job (paid of course) before they are assigned a
Our Drivers service up to 500 customers per day according to their
assigned routes. Routes may require Drivers to navigate through
congested communities and confined areas in city locations. Highly
skilled backing maneuvers are essential to successfully perform
this job. Our drivers routinely climb in and out of the truck cab
to service customer accounts when their helpers need
- Perform pre- and post-route inspections of truck and document
any safety issues on standard reports in compliance with Action's
safety standards as well as OSHA and DOT regulations and local
- Continuously monitor for safety and service related issues, as
well as containers or other equipment in need of repair, and report
any issues to the Route Supervisor or Dispatch.
- All Action employees are expected to be responsible and
accountable for the safety for themselves, their colleagues, the
trucks, and other equipment and property. Drivers must immediately
notify Route Supervisor or Dispatch of any incidents, accidents,
injures, or property damage.
- Communicate professionally with customers and Dispatchers at
all times. This includes receiving complaints about schedules and
quality of service. Our Drivers must make note of and report on any
such complaints and respond in a courteous and respectful
- Work closely with Route Supervisor to improve route
efficiencies and identify best practices.
- All routes are serviced overnight
- We are continuously investing in equipment, and many of our
trucks are less than 2 years old.
- We deploy both manual and automatic trucks.
- The Driver position may be required to repeatedly lift up to 50
pounds, and move and maneuver up to 100 pounds, as well as mount
and dismount the truck multiple times every route.
- We provide personal protective equipment (PPE), including
safety vests, gloves, hats, etc.
- We strictly adhere to DOT safety regulations, including motor
vehicle record review and drug testing requirements.
- Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and legally
eligible to work in the U.S.
- All Drivers must have a valid Class A CDL with airbrake
endorsement, and a clean driving record.
- At least 1 year experience operating a vehicle requiring a CDL,
within the last 7 years. Experience as a Driver or Helper for a
refuge company is highly preferred.
- Working knowledge of DOT, OSHA and applicable traffic
- Must be able to speak and read English well enough to converse
with the general public, understand highway traffic and signals,
respond to official questions, and be able to make legible entries
on reports and records.
- Must be able to read and understand a map, or route sheet
- Must be able to meet the physical and safety requirements of
- Must be willing and able to work required hours as allowed
under DOT regulation and may include weekend, night, and/or holiday
We believe in providing the training and development you need to
grow your career with Interstate Waste Services. Many of our
Supervisors, Managers, and other leadership staff, started their
careers as Helpers, Drivers, or Dispatchers. IWS is proud to be an
equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and do not
discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex,
sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability status, or any
other applicable characteristics protected by law.
Salary and benefits
IWS is committed to providing a world class work place to all
employees. Each eligible employee receives a competitive total
compensation package including, hourly pay based on experience and
paid overtime, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and more.
Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal
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