Garbage Truck Driver Resume Samples

As a Garbage Truck Driver, the individual is responsible for operating garbage trucks. The essential duties and tasks are listed on the Garbage Truck Driver Resume as follows – operating the truck that carries and disposes of garbage, emptying dumpsters in the designated locations, storing the truck equipment safely, performing truck cleaning tasks, maintaining pick-up records, reporting about repair requirements, following a scheduled route, identifying malfunctions, ensuring the garbage is fully secure to prevent spillage and leaks and maintaining a log of activities.

The most sought-after skills for the post include the following – safe driving skills, knowledge of truck operations, record keeping skills, ability to work punctually, time management skills, flexibility, and willingness to work during weekends, early mornings, and nights. Most of the successful resumes mention a high school diploma or GED.

Garbage Truck Driver Resume example

Garbage Truck Driver Resume

Headline : Worked hard with any given situation or task at hand. Strive to be the best can be and looking for ways to improve work goals.

Skills : Construction, Management.

Description :

    1. Drove the side loader, but there were days where had to drive and pick the garbage up.
    2. Checked and make sure the truck was in safe operating condition.
    3. Drove specific routes through residential, alleys, and business.
    4. Operated automated or semi-automated hoisting devices that raise bins and dump contents into openings in the truck.
    5. Collected garbage and remounts trucks to ride to the next collection point.
    6. Communicated with dispatchers concerning delays, unsafe sites, accidents, equipment breakdowns, and other maintenance problems.
    7. Informed of road and weather conditions to determine how routes will be affected.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS


Garbage Truck Driver II Resume

Headline : Licensed, trained and certified Sanitation Worker with experience serving the community. Drove a large vehicle and collect trash, recycling.

Skills : Forklift Operator, Technical Skills.

Description :

    1. Achieved an on-time shipment rate. Large Roll-off and rear load garbage truck operator.
    2. Serviced major geographical area of Williston, Watford and surrounding communities.
    3. Prompted delivery and removal of refuse to include monitoring and compliance regarding hazardous materials within Bakken.
    4. Ensured superior customer service by weekly contact and to improve customer needs by upgrading route sheets.
    5. Expert safety skills which included daily pre and post-trip vehicle inspections; Safety Team members with daily meetings to review typical scenarios.
    6. Handed on office workers and called upon to operate faxes, computers, printers and the set-up of such equipment.
    7. Redirected shipments en route in response to customer requests.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
General Studies


Garbage Truck Driver I Resume

Objective : Work and relied upon by employer to guide other staff members. Work well independently or with other staff members.

Skills : Class A CDL, Driving Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for operating a single-axel garbage truck in a safe and appropriate manner.
    2. Conducted all activities according to the delivery and collection schedule and all relevant policies and procedures.
    3. Cleaned, maintained and secured all equipment as directed by legislation, policies, and procedures.
    4. Dealt with residents and members of the public in a courteous and respectful manner.
    5. Received complaints about schedules and levels and quality of service.
    6. Reported on any such complaints and respond in a courteous and respectful manner.
    7. Disposal of garbage is vital to the health and well-being of residents and the community as a whole.
    8. Failured to provide adequate services will jeopardize the health of the community.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Garbage Truck Driver I Resume

Objective : Driven, loaded and unloaded trucks as wells as picked up trash. Very experienced with route work as much of what have done has involved service on a route.

Skills : CDL-A With Doubles, Triples, Management.

Description :

    1. Trucked every morning and then start the assigned route.
    2. Residential neighborhoods to collected household and yard waste.
    3. Collected money from customers paying their bills as well as getting their information if they wanted to start service with us.
    4. Worked would drive through neighborhoods and pass out fliers for the company.
    5. Garbage trucked and also toted cans many times and beloved anytime.
    6. Cleaned trucks as scheduled and/or required.
    7. Ran daily route in a timely and safe manner.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Truck Driving

Jr. Garbage Truck Driver Resume

Objective : To obtain an entry level position as a dependable and dedicated employee within a successful company that will allow the opportunity for growth advancement.

Skills : Machine Operator, Forklift Operator, Computer Skills.

Description :

    1. Operated all equipment in a safe and efficient way according to all relevant legislation.
    2. Performed daily safety and maintenance checks. 
    3. Ensured trucks and equipment are safely and securely stored.
    4. Advised the Municipal Services Supervisor of any requirements for maintenance or repairs.
    5. Drove the garbage truck into different neighborhoods in the suburbs.
    6. Collected trash for the people in the neighborhood.
    7. Assisted with other routes Report problems to dispatch or Richland County Pre-trip and post-trip our truck.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Sr. Garbage Truck Driver Resume

Summary : Energetic, confident individual seeking work as a Truck Driver with excellent driving skills seeking employment where may use considerable trucking skills along with a great ability.

Skills : Retail management experience, Customer service skills.

Description :

    1. Placed empty carts and pallets in trailers so they will be available to facilitate placement and movement of goods.
    2. Collaborated with other drivers as part of a driving team on some trips.
    3. Operated automated or semi-automated hoisting devices that raise refuse bins and dump contents into openings in truck bodies.
    4. Inspected trucks prior to beginning routes to ensure safe operating conditions.
    5. Drove trucks, following established routes, through residential streets or alleys or through business or industrial areas.
    6. Operated equipment that compresses collected refuse.
    7. Dumped refuse or recyclable materials at disposal sites.
    8. Refueled trucks or add other fluids, such as oil or brake fluid.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
General Studies

Asst. Garbage Truck Driver Resume

Objective : Highly organized, dedicated and committed to professionalism Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.

Skills : Class B CDL, Driving Principles and Strategies.

Description :

    1. Operated municipal trucks in a safe and effective manner in order to minimize the risk of injury, property damage or loss of life.
    2. Operated all equipment in a safe and efficient way according to all relevant legislation, policies, and procedures.
    3. Performed daily safety and maintenance checks.
    4. Cleaned trucks as scheduled and/or required.
    5. Ensured trucks and equipment are safely and securely stored.
    6. Advised the Municipal Services Supervisor of any requirements for maintenance or repairs.
    7. Collected trash on rout, dump trash at the dumpsite, do log sheet and turn it in.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Lead Garbage Truck Driver Resume

Summary : Operate a front-end loader truck that lifts the waste into a container behind the vehicle, though other collection vehicles exist.

Skills : Truck Driver, Certified fork lift operator, Heavy Equipment Operator.

Description :

    1. Inspected trucks prior to beginning routes to ensure safe operating conditions.
    2. Refueled trucks or add other fluids, such as oil or brake fluid.
    3. Drove to disposal sites to empty trucks that have been filled.
    4. Drove trucks, following established routes, through residential streets or alleys or through business or industrial areas.
    5. Operated equipment that compresses collected refuse.
    6. Operated automated or semi-automated hoisting devices that raise refuse bins and dump contents into openings in truck bodies.
    7. Dismounted garbage trucks to collect garbage and remount trucks to ride to the next collection point.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Associate Garbage Truck Driver Resume

Headline : A position where acquired skills and experience will be utilized toward the benefit of the company.

Skills : Carpentry, Forklift Operator.

Description :

    1. Operated all equipment in a safe and efficient way complying with all relevant policies and procedures.
    2. Conducted daily safety and maintenance checks.
    3. Assured trucks and equipment are safely and securely stored.
    4. Gathered garbage from residential buildings, businesses, and other facilities.
    5. Adhered to a scheduled and authorized modified route as required.
    6. Drove the truck and picked up garbage in a safe and timely manner.
    7. Operated automated and semi-automated hoisting devices.
    8. Trucked inspections prior to and routes.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Electronics

Garbage Truck Driver Resume

Headline : Experienced Class B Driver seeking a position with a reputable organization in which experience can work hand in hand with other professionals.

Skills : Clean Driving History Rear, Front Loaders.

Description :

    1. Operated all equipment in a safe and efficient way complying with all relevant policies and procedures.
    2. Conducted daily safety and maintenance checks.
    3. Assured trucks and equipment are safely and securely stored.
    4. Gathered garbage from residential buildings, businesses, and other facilities.
    5. Maintained daily records of pick-ups Adhered to a scheduled and authorized modified route as required.
    6. Reported malfunctions and repair requirements to a supervisor.
    7. Drove a garbage truck. Left because moved back to PA.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma