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Title Side Loader Driver
Salary $16-18 per hour
Start Date 2018-01-13
Location Raleigh NC
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  • Must have a Class A or B CDL valid for the state of North Carolina.
  • At least 1 year of previous experience operating a vehicle requiring a CDL within the past 7 (seven) years
  • Must be at least 21 years of age or older
  • Able to drive a side loader refuse truck, including righthand driver’s position.
  • Clean driving record
  • Understand refuse collection policies, procedures, guidelines and practices; understanding of Department of Transportation and State requirements for operators of commercial motor vehicles.
  • Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction
  • See in the normal visual range with or without correction
  • Exhibit normal range of body motion
  • Manipulate heavy equipment control levers
  • Ability to perform pushing, pulling, bending, lifting of up to 75 pounds throughout the shift with or without reasonable accommodations. As well as climb into and out of a truck without repeatedly.
  • Follow a designated refuse collection route or work schedule
  • Understand and carry out oral and written instructions
  • Maintain written records and service responses
  • Must be able to speak and read English well enough to communicate with customers, co­workers, dispatch and super visors, understand highway and traffic signals, and be able to make legible entries on


Drives truck on pre­established route, manual transmission, exposure to vibration, gets in and out of the truck multiple times per day.  Empties garbage cans and containers.  Works in a variety of environmental conditions, including wide temperature and weather variations including heat, cold, snow, rain, wind; noise and vibrations, fumes, odors and dust.

Job Description:

Operates a variety of refuse collection vehicles on pre­assigned and special routes to pick up garbage,  or recycling.  Oversees work of helpers assisting on assigned route; performs pre­trip and post­trip truck check and cleaning; and performs other related work as assigned. Work is performed under supervision and performance is reviewed while in progress and upon completion through direct observation of routes, and discussion of problems.

  1. Safely drives truck on pre­established route to in accordance with sound driving principles within prescribed time. Collects and dumps garbage and refuse into refuse trucks while covering a designated route in a residential or commercial zone.  Unloads refuse trucks at the landfill, transfer station, or similar facility.  Operates compaction and lift equipment on roll off, side, front, recycle and rear­loading refuse
  2. Provides “Service Maximus” level of service through courteous and expeditious customer service in all aspects of refuse operation to the general public and customers. Exhibits a positive attitude towards company, customer and municipal goals.
  3. Ensures garbage and recyclables at residences are picked up and transferred properly; pick up may require using back door. Tags improper refuse containers and waste;
  4. Answers questions for residents and directs them to contact Customer Service or appropriate government office for additional information.
  5. Performs Daily Pre and Post Trip inspections as set forth by Aardvark Trash procedures and D.O.T. guidelines. Completes safety activity in accordance with Aardvark Trash safety guidelines. Includes inspection under hood, check under carriage, check fluid levels and air tires.
  6. Maintains clean truck and washes exterior weekly. Inspect/Clean Truck: Lift hood, inspect under the hood, walk around and check under carriage; pump gas, check fluid levels and air tires ­ Uses air gauge, dipstick for levels, and gas pump nozzle for gas fill.
  7. Performs a variety of manual duties in the clean­up of scattered refuse; moves and empties large trash bins using truck hydraulics;
  8. Prepares, maintains, and submits required company and regulation mandated reports and documents;
  9. Performs other tasks as required – such as, but not limited to, assisting other routes for completion, attending community events, or delivery of bins and/or carts.
  10. Responsible for all persons working on vehicle during the designated
  11. Must comply with all Department of Transportation and State requirements for operators of commercial motor vehicles.
  12. May be required to work during emergency situations.

Aardvark Trash is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and maintains a Drug Free Workplace.  Aardvark Trash participates in E­Verify to verify the employment eligibility of all individuals hired to work in the United.

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Title Operations Manager – Residential Collections
Salary Based on Experience
Start Date 2018-06-13
End Date 2018-07-04
Location Raleigh
Job Information

Operations Manager – Residential Collections


Manage daily operations of a hauling company. Ensure efficient service to customers while providing a safe work environment for employees and the public


This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time.
• Manage daily operations of the hauling company. Implement operating procedures and ensure excellence driver standards are met
• Manage department staffing levels, including safety issues/claims, hiring, training and performance management of supervisors, drivers, helpers, dispatchers, and other operations employees. Ensure positive morale of operations employees
• Interact with customers and local, state and federal government employees to resolve customer service concerns and ensure regulatory compliance standards are met
• Ensure maximum productivity and route management systems for commercial, roll off and residential routes and establishes productivity improvement goals where needed
• Responsible for the adherence to operating standards, the development of supervisory goals and objectives, and the management of labor hours and disposal expenses
• Implement and maintain an effective loss control and safety program
• Provide coaching and counseling for staff development. Train supervisors to interpret and understand productivity and other line of business reports
• Work with the General Manager and other department managers to ensure the long-term success of the division
• Approve expenses and manage the budget for the operations department including approval of purchase orders and vendor pricing. Approve the payroll of all employees under direct supervision
• Oversee and support good working relations between management and employees

• Knowledge of DOT, OSHA, and other related state and federal regulations
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Strong motivation and leadership skills
• Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel, customers and vendors


Education: High School Diploma, GED and/or equivalent work experience

Years of Experience: Minimum of three years waste industry and/or operations experience, and two years supervisory or management experience. Experience working with routing and re-routing, or as a commercial driver

Certifications: Valid Class A or B CDL with clean 10 yr driving record.

• Usual office equipment including computer, telephone, fax machines, copier and calculator
• Microsoft Office including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
• Company information system applications such as Soft-Pak or GarbageGears

• Primarily usual office environment
• Occasional exposure to extreme temperatures
• May be exposed to solvents and chemicals, and refuse in trucks
• Other risks associated with working around machines, tools, and trucks

• Ability to lift and/or move 100 pounds or more
• Ability to organize office systems through adjusting, connecting, lifting, pulling, pushing, bending, or folding for the purpose of proper records development and/or management
• Ability to use a computer and related devices, such as a keyboard, mouse or other related equipment, throughout the workday white seated at a desk or workstation


• Based on experience but will consit of base pay with bonus and/or profit share.

This job description is not a contract and does not affect the at-will nature of your employment relationship with Aardvark Trash LLC. Furthermore, this job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and does not and cannot address every responsibility or duty you may be expected to perform during your employment. Aardvark Trash LLC reserves the right to modify or amend this job description at its discretion, without prior notice.

All qualified applicants considered regardless of ethnicity, nationality, gender, veteran or disability status, religion, age, gender orientation or other protected status

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