5 ton Electric Truck Driver (Class 5 – With Air Brake Endorsement)

Truck Driver – Recycling

One of Vancouver’s original recycling companies is looking for a physically-strong and experienced truck driver for a position driving our flagship electric truck. For 30 years, we have been making a positive impact in both our local community and to our environment.

Location:

449 Industrial Avenue (near the Main Street Skytrain Station)

Job Description:

As a truck driver you will be responsible for interacting with our customers as you collect recycling materials from businesses throughout the Greater Vancouver area. You will be responsible for driving a new Lion electric 5 ton truck.

The position also includes loading and unloading materials from your truck, completing pre-trip vehicle inspections, and maintaining vehicle cleanliness. Planning, preparation, punctuality and excellent communication with our central dispatcher are keys to success in this role.

This is a physically demanding job – you will be required to handle full totes on a regular basis, moving and transferring materials in and out of and within trucks. You will also be using pallet jacks to unload larger equipment.

Requirements:

  • Class 5 Drivers license and a clean drivers-abstract.
  • Air Brake Endorsement
  • Minimum 2 years truck driving experience.
  • Adaptability and willingness to be flexible and drive different routes.
  • Experience driving hook lift trucks an asset, but training will be provided.
  • Willing to work as a team, take directions and make contributions.
  • Enjoying interacting with customers and co-workers.
  • A good knowledge of the Greater Vancouver area is helpful.
  • Knowledge of Recycling Industry and personal commitment to recycling an asset.

Working Conditions:

Full Time – 5 x 8hr shifts Mon-Fri, overtime is sometimes offered.

Benefits:

· Competitive wages

· 50% extended medical/dental

· Subsidized transit pass

· Awesome team environment

If you consider yourself a personable and physically strong individual, then we would love to talk to you. Must have Steel Toed Boots and Dark Jeans/Workpants for first day of work.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $26.00-$28.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Experience:

  • truck driving: 1 year (required)

Licence/Certification:

  • Class 5 Drivers License? (required)
  • Air Brake Endorsement (required)

Work Location: In person