Class 3A/1A Driver (Front End)

June 21, 2019

General Duties: 

  • Training for and operation of Front-end waste and recycling collection equipment as a full-time driver, training on equipment is provided
  • Communicate with fellow employees in person and via two-way radio to plan calls, problem solve, and meet customer needs
  • Container maintenance, equipment maintenance, buildings and facilities work, and other duties as assigned
  • Following all company, and customer, site safety policies and procedures
  • Hours of work starting as early as 4:00 am and operating up to a maximum of 13 hours per day

Physical Aspects:

  • Climbing in and out of truck multiple times throughout day
  • Pulling/pushing containers to ensure access for truck
  • Opening/closing compound gates for container access
  • Shoveling interior of truck to ensure waste/recycle buildup does not occur
  • Climbing exterior of truck to access missed material 13 feet high
  • Exposure to dust, mud, smells, rodents, birds, heat and cold at various points throughout day/year


  • Minimum Class 3A license required with clear abstract
  • Strong knowledge of Saskatoon and surrounding area
  • Minimum 3 years solid driving experience- short haul/city experience preferred
  • Hydraulic equipment experience, and/or farm background an asset
  • Excellent logistical and organizational skills
  • Good communication skills
  • This position is safety sensitive and as a condition of employment, all new employees to safety sensitive positions must successfully pass a substance test within a two week period of their hiring date. A criminal record check will also be required.

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