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Rear Load CDL Driver

Medora, Indiana
Job Type
30 Jul 2022
Rear Load CDL Driver



*$5,000 Sign On Bonus*

Residential Drivers are responsible for safely operating a heavy-duty rear loading truck and providing superior customer service to assigned routes through the collection and hauling of waste or recycling materials to a disposal site, transfer station, or recycling plant. Drivers navigate residential environments, congested roadways, alleyways, and high traffic areas all while ensuring his or her vehicle remains in compliance with state and federal regulations, as well as company standards. Residential Drivers are valued as key members of our team who perform our most physically demanding job.

Responsibilities and Duties
Performing pre- and post-trip inspection of vehicle, documenting and reporting any mechanical or safety issues.
Operating vehicle in a safe manner in compliance with OSHA and DOT requirements, all local, state, and federal laws, and Rumpke policies.
Courteously interacting with customers, both internal and external, ensuring customers are serviced in a professional and timely manner.
Safely lifting and loading refusing/recycling completely empty trash/recycling receptacles into vehicle, leaving area clean of debris, while monitoring waste for evidence of unacceptable materials.
Replacing trash/recycling receptacles neatly at the curb or designated area.
Reporting service issues, such as blocked alleyways, over-weight receptacles, safety hazards, or impassable streets, to Route Manager or Dispatcher.
Immediately notifying Route Manager of any accidents, injuries, or property damage.
Working with Route Manager and Route Auditors to improve route efficiencies.
Maintaining and updating route sheets and driver logs.
Clearing waste from packer blade and truck body on each trip to disposal site or recycling facility.
Attending scheduled safety meetings, information sessions, and trainings as directed by Route Manager.
Performing other duties assigned by Route Manager possibly including assisting on other routes to meet customer needs.

Wage for this role ranges from $21.00 - $28.00

REM-02 WS-02


Shift start: Based on route
Shift length: 8 - 12 hours

  • Health, dental, vision insurance - available after 90 days
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) plan

  • Must pass drug screen (cannabis included)
  • Must pass background check
  • Can lift 75 lbs
  • Must be at least 18+ years old
Legally eligible to work in the United States Currently hold a Class A or Class B Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Currently hold a valid DOT Medical Card or can obtain prior to hire Time management skills to ensure duties are completed in a safe and efficient manner. Willingness to adhere to Rumpke polices and safety standards. Ability to work in all weather conditions and perform physical requirements including repetitive lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing. Verbal and written communication skills. Ability to read and understand a map.

About Rumpke

When you accept a position at Rumpke, you become part of our family, a family that is driven by a strong sense of pride in making the world a cleaner and greener place to live for future generations. Today, with help from more than 2,000 employees, our third-generation firm has grown to become one of the largest waste and recycling companies in the United States serving areas in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and West Virginia. If you are looking for a meaningful career with great pay, life insurance, health and retirement benefits as well as great co-workers and advancement opportunities, consider joining the Rumpke team and let the work you do every day make a positive difference for you and our world.

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  • Job Reference: 671546398-2
  • Date Posted: 30 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Rumpke
  • Location: Medora, Indiana
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent