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Estimated Pay $18 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Janesville, Wisconsin

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Job Description

Job Description

The Company

LRS is the industry leader in providing innovative and environmentally responsibly waste and recycling solutions. Our team delivers exceptional service and value through relentless commitment to customer satisfaction and preservation of the environment. Through our safe and innovative approach to waste diversion, LRS thrives on the passion and innovation of our employees to preserve and sustain the beauty of the towns, neighborhoods and communities that we serve.

We are excited to hire candidates that align with our Vision and Values: To become the safest, most innovative waste recycler in the world by redefining the way the world views waste.

Live Safety ● Serve With Passion● Innovate Relentlessly ● Engage With Integrity

Build Community ● Be Accountable

Position Title and Summary

The Commercial Drivers are responsible for operating heavy-duty trucks with front or rear end load lift attachment. Drivers are responsible for providing the pickup service of containers filled with waste or recyclable materials. Containers may weigh in excess of 1000 pounds and at times require drivers to maneuver wheeled containers to a pickup stage area. Driver will transport the material to a disposal, transfer, or recycle facility when trucks reach legal load capacity. This role navigates high traffic and congested roadways, driveways, alleyways, and lots. Highly skilled backing maneuvers are essential to successfully perform this job.

Reports To

Operations Supervisor


  • Operate vehicle in accordance with Lakeshore Waste Services safety and Life Critical Rules, OSHA (Occupational and Safety Health Act), and DOT (Department of Transportation) requirements as well as all local, state, and federal laws
  • Perform pre- and post-trip inspections of assigned vehicle and documents checks utilizing the standard DVIR (Driver Vehicle Inspection Report)
  • Immediately report all unsafe situations or service-related issues to Route Manager or Dispatch
  • Attend and participate in all scheduled training programs, briefings, and meetings as required by LRS or directed by the Route Manager
  • Work closely with Route Manager to improve route efficiencies and identify best practices
  • Notify Route Manager of any incidents, accidents, injures, or property damage
  • Notify Route Manager or Dispatch of service interruptions including blocked containers, closed lots, streets, alleyways or potential safety hazards
  • Communicate customer requests to Dispatch or Route Manager
  • Identify and report all containers in need of repair or replacement
  • Ensure the number of containers on the route reconciles to the service level listed on service list
  • Completely dumps all containers and leaves the customer’s location clean and free of debris
  • Complete and submit customer tickets as required when excessive yardage must be removed
  • Position and return containers on the customer’s property in a manner that ensures lids are properly replaced
  • Ensure doors are closed and secured and containers do not block driveway entrances or traffic
  • Follow route assignments as directed and completes end of day documentation and check out process
  • Perform all duties as scheduled by Route Manager or Dispatch and assisting other drivers as directed to meet customer needs
  • Perform other job duties as required

Qualifications / Knowledge / Critical Skills

  • Eligible to work in the United State without requiring sponsorship
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must have at least a valid Class B CDL
  • Must have a valid DOT medical card or obtain prior to hire
  • Must not have any DUI’s or OVI's within the last 5 years or 2 in the last 10 years
  • Must not have any license suspensions within the last 2 years
  • No more than 3 moving violations within the last 2 years
  • Must successfully complete pre-employment testing
  • Must be able to read and speak English well enough to communicate, understand, and respond to questions, directions, traffic signs, signals, and safety training

Physical Demands / Environmental Factors

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear
  • Occasionally required to stand and walk
  • Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 110 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus

Some regional travel required

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

Lakeshore Recycling Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.