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Garbage Truck Drivers are responsible for operating the truck that collects and disposes garbage. Their duties include emptying dumpsters, storing trucks and equipment safely, maintaining pick-up records, performing truck cleaning, reporting repair requirements, identifying malfunctions, and following a scheduled route. Those interested in a Garbage Truck Driver position should be able to showcase the following skills in his or her resume: safe driving, knowledge of garbage truck operations, flexibility, recordkeeping, English language fluency, and time management. Most resume samples for this role make display of a high school diploma.

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1

Garbage Truck Driver, Commercial Division (front Load Pickup)

  • Operated a heavy diesel front loading commercial refuse collection truck equipped to service a wide range of commercial container sizes
  • Conducted daily truck and equipment safety and maintenance checks
  • Strictly adhered to Waste Management's equipment, customer, and personnel safety
  • Adhered to scheduled, as well as modified routing; serviced other drivers' routes when necessary
  • Maintained communication and coordinated with company dispatchers
  • Communicated with customers as necessary to address their concerns
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
2

Garbage Truck Driver

  • Operate all equipment in a safe and efficient way complying to all relevant policies and procedures
  • Conduct daily safety and maintenance checks; Clean trucks as scheduled and required
  • Competently adhere to a scheduled and authorized modified route as required
  • Assure trucks and equipment are safely and securely stored
  • Report malfunctions and repaired requirements to a supervisor
  • Conduct other duties characteristic of the classification
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Certification
3

Garbage Truck Driver

Perform daily inspections and safety checks on trucks to D.O.T regulations

  • Ensure safe operation of all trucks and equipment
  • Collect trash on daily routes
  • Maintain routing sequence and driver records
  • Train new drivers on residential routes
  • Often used as a swing driver to cover other drivers routes when on vacation or sick days
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
4

Garbage Truck Driver

  • Operates vehicle in accordance with safety policies and procedures.
  • Performs inspections of vehicle and completes inspection report.
  • Follows route assignment as directed and completely dumps all containers at customer's locations.
  • Notifies Route Manager of any incidents, accidents, injuries or property damage.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Business
5

Garbage Truck Driver

  • Haul waste in a dump truck
  • Perform daily maintenance and safety checks on garbage trucks
  • Ensure safe storage of trucks and equipment
  • Collect refuse from residential homes and various other facilities
  • Maintain and update daily pick-up records
  • Report needed repairs and any truck malfunctions
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
License
6

Garbage Truck Driver

  • Operated Side and Rear load garbage trucks on assigned garbage, yard waste or recycle route.
  • Provide customers with information on what's acceptable and what is not when approached.
  • Making sure that I maintained safe driving and kept collection areas as clean or better than when I arrived
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job

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