Trash Truck Driver Resume Samples

A Trash Truck Driver is responsible for operating the truck that collects garbage from various residential and commercial locations and to dispose of them safely in the allotted destination. The day-to-day activities associated to this role are listed on the Trash Truck Driver Resume as follows – emptying dumpsters, maintaining pick-up records, reporting repair requirements, identifying malfunctions; performing truck cleaning, storing trucks and equipment safely; checking the unloading of the truck; and periodically checking the truck after every trip.

Those interested in this position should mention on the resume the following core skills – safe driving knowledge, familiarity with garbage truck operations; recordkeeping skills, flexibility, working knowledge of construction site safety, truck maintenance and road safety regulations; and clean driving record. A high school diploma or GED along with a valid Class B CDL and medical examiner’s certificate is needed.

 

Trash Truck Driver Resume example

Trash Truck Driver Resume

Summary : Looking for a Trash Truck Driver position with a company that will afford me the opportunity to use my aquired experience. Reading routed sheets and serviced each customer identified on the sheet or assigned by the dispatcher. Helping the driver collect the trash and dispose of safely. Performing a physically demanding job, loading and unloading. Operating hydraulic hand controls to lift/load refuse and dispose of trash at designated facilities. Courteous interacting with our customers and perform other miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Skills : Defensive Driving School And CDL Certification, Customer Service Assistant.

Description :

    1. Responsible handling a work week of routs.
    2. Picked up customer and commercial routs.
    3. Completed of day's paperwork involving customer's stops.
    4. Dumped toter and ran heavy equipment.
    5. Abided by DOT guidelines.
    6. Pre and post tripped inspection of vehicle.
    7. Safely operated a garbage truck (excluding driving) on specified routes to collect solid waste.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                10+ Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Senior
                Education
                Education
                Diploma


                Trash Truck Driver Resume

                Summary : Trash Truck Driver with 9 years of experience in Operating a residential/recycling collection truck and ancillary equipment on assigned route to service customers while providing excellent customer service. Preparing, receiving, and providing appropriate documentation for the delivery and pickup of containers to ensure timely service. Loading, securing and unloading truck and following all safety procedures at landfills and transfer stations.

                Skills : Planning, Documentational Skills.

                Description :

                  1. Required strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50 pounds.
                  2. Worked environment involves some exposure to physical risks such as moving mechanical parts. 
                  3. Read, wrote, comprehended and communicated in English.
                  4. Delivered purchased goods to designated locations.
                  5. Unloaded materials for processing or for use by factory workers.
                  6. Take trucks to maintenance center for regular servicing and examinations.
                  7. Loaded materials from factories into trucks when ordered by dispatch office staff.   
                                  Years of Experience
                                  Experience
                                  7-10 Years
                                  Experience Level
                                  Level
                                  Management
                                  Education
                                  Education
                                  MS


                                  Trash Truck Driver Resume

                                  Summary : Trash Truck Driver is Maintaining radio or telephone communications with dispatcher and supervisor to receive instructions or notice of changes concerning deliveries or pickups. Maintaining route sheets, vehicle inspection records, and follows all federal and state DOT regulations. Delivering solid waste/recyclable to designated disposal/recycling facility. Loading solid waste, yard waste, and/or recyclables into the rear or side of waste collection vehicle.

                                  Skills : Truck Driver, Loading.

                                  Description :

                                    1. Monitored truck to ensure that it is correctly tuned, both in terms of driving and maintenance.
                                    2. Maintained safe and efficient operation of solid waste collection and transport equipment and vehicles.
                                    3. Performed pre-trip/ post-trip vehicle inspections and complete daily worksheets for equipment operated.
                                    4. Keep worked location and vehicle in order
                                    5. Know ledged of traffic laws involved in equipment operations; safe operations of and safety precautions necessary in the operation of equipment, including various types of solid waste collection trucks
                                    6. Communicated effectively orally and in writing; understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
                                    7. Established and maintained effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, and the public.
                                  Years of Experience
                                  Experience
                                  7-10 Years
                                  Experience Level
                                  Level
                                  Management
                                  Education
                                  Education
                                  MS

                                  Trash Truck Driver Resume

                                  Headline : Trash Truck Driver with 7 years of experience in Operating equipment to compact waste into the vehicle. Operating truck and equipment using prescribed techniques to eliminate Driver induced mechanical failures. Completing pre-trip - post trip inspections and reports daily. Communicating vehicle mechanical problems immediately.

                                  Skills : Mechanical Problem Assistant, Trash Truck.

                                  Description :

                                    1. Operated a variety of machinery to move and transfer solid waste, refuse and discarded materials.
                                    2. Operated specialized vehicles for collection and emptying of trash containers. 
                                    3. Maintained and cleaned equipment and reports mechanical defects and vehicle maintenance needs. 
                                    4. Utilized proper safety precautions in all work performed.
                                    5. Reported problems and emergency situations.
                                    6. Recognized, avoided and reported unsafe acts, conditions, accidents and injuries.
                                    7. Monitored work environment for safety and continually screens all materials at the landfill in order to identify hazardous and prohibited waste.
                                        Years of Experience
                                        Experience
                                        5-7 Years
                                        Experience Level
                                        Level
                                        Executive
                                        Education
                                        Education
                                        Diploma

                                        Trash Truck Driver Resume

                                        Headline : Trash Truck Driver is Maintaining route quality safety and service standards. Maintaining clean vehicle interior and exterior. Identifying and tagging prohibited waste items and remove. Managing and training assigned helpers and completes the Driver Helper Safety Checklist and must agree to never back up a residential rear load truck when the helper is riding on the step, and never backs the truck without using the helper as a spotter/guide.

                                        Skills : Quality Assistant, Service Planner.

                                        Description :

                                          1. Completed daily pre & post trip inspections.
                                          2. Complied with all mandatory safety meetings & briefings, operational standards & policies, and maintains a valid Texas CDL and DOT medical card.
                                          3. Reported all safety and service incidents to the Supervisor immediately.
                                          4. Performed simple mathematical calculations.
                                          5. Successfully completed and pass a written and road test
                                          6. Met all Federal & State DOT requirements.
                                          7. Learned and performed daily pre and post trip inspection of vehicle.
                                        Years of Experience
                                        Experience
                                        5-7 Years
                                        Experience Level
                                        Level
                                        Executive
                                        Education
                                        Education
                                        Diploma

                                        Trash Truck Driver Resume

                                        Objective : Trash Truck Driver is Learning geography of assigned route and surrounding areas. Learning to service trash, recycling, compost and/or mixed waste bins using various types of collections vehicles. Learning to clean up spills and overflows and return bins to their proper area. Learning to operate vehicles with public safety as your primary responsibility.

                                        Skills : Vehicle Operator, Service Trash.

                                        Description :

                                          1. Supported the relationship between the Town of Pecos City and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City staff and maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information.
                                          2. Completed all duties assigned by the supervisor, keeps vehicle clean, and must keep tools clean that are used in performing work. Perform other duties as assigned.
                                          3. Know ledged of the truck and basic maintenance needs for safe operation.
                                          4. Read, wrote and understood basic maps.
                                          5. Operated vehicle in tight spaces.
                                          6. Communicated with customers.
                                          7. Recognized unacceptable waste.
                                        Years of Experience
                                        Experience
                                        2-5 Years
                                        Experience Level
                                        Level
                                        Executive
                                        Education
                                        Education
                                        GED

                                        Trash Truck Driver Resume

                                        Objective : Trash Truck Driver with 4 years of experience in Learning to utilize in-cab electronic computer systems to follow route and service requirements. Learning to use radio to effectively communicate with dispatch and route supervisors. Learning to observe and comply with hazardous waste and material handling and disposal procedures and regulations as set forth by local, state and federal environmental and health agencies.

                                        Skills : Computer System , Rote Supervisor.

                                        Description :

                                          1. Collected solid waste on curbside and transporting it to the landfill.
                                          2. Drove a rear-load trash truck to collect waste and take to the landfill.
                                          3. Performed daily pre- and post-trip inspections.
                                          4. Emptied front loader bins with trash or cardboard into a front loader truck.
                                          5. Inspected vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues and perform preventative maintenance.
                                          6. Met pick up schedules.
                                          7. Documented and log work/rest periods.
                                                          Years of Experience
                                                          Experience
                                                          2-5 Years
                                                          Experience Level
                                                          Level
                                                          Executive
                                                          Education
                                                          Education
                                                          GED

                                                          Trash Truck Driver Resume

                                                          Objective : Trash Truck Driver with 3 years of experience in Reporting all accidents, injuries or maintenance issues in a timely manner. Observing and complying with all applicable safety regulations, rules, policies and procedures. Maintaining collaborative working relationship with coworkers and customers. Participating in external, Department and Company-wide trainings to increase skill sets and improve service.

                                                          Skills : Truck Driver, Applicable Truck Driving.

                                                          Description :

                                                            1. Complied with truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking and break periods) as well as with company policies and procedures.
                                                            2. Maneuver trucks into tight pick up locations.
                                                            3. Collected and verified delivery instructions.
                                                            4. Reported defects, accidents or violations.
                                                            5. Drove long hours and travel regularly.
                                                            6. Extensive know ledged of applicable truck driving rules and regulations.
                                                            7. Performed complete pre- and post-operation inspection of the vehicle in accordance with Company policy to ensure tire pressure, fluid levels, safety equipment, gauges, and controls are in proper working order. 
                                                            8. Reported any safety issues on standard reports.
                                                                            Years of Experience
                                                                            Experience
                                                                            2-5 Years
                                                                            Experience Level
                                                                            Level
                                                                            Executive
                                                                            Education
                                                                            Education
                                                                            Diploma

                                                                            Trash Truck Driver Resume

                                                                            Objective : Trash Truck Driver is Learning the duties of a collections driver. Maintaining a positive attitude with coworkers and customers. Proactively establishing trust and credibility with coworkers by maintaining accountability. Contributing to the team dynamic by promoting inclusion, support and collaboration amongst coworkers.

                                                                            Skills : Collaborative Skills, Supportive Skills.

                                                                            Description :

                                                                              1. Safely operated his or her truck along his or her designated route and to the disposal site; read routed sheet, followed map and serviced each customer as identified on the route sheet or as assigned by the dispatcher and/or supervisor.
                                                                              2. Operated manual and/or automatic controls in accordance with Company safety policies and procedures to lift and load refuse, operate compactor and dispose of collected material at the designated facility.
                                                                              3. Courteously interacted with all customers, dispatchers and others on a daily basis to ensure all customer routes are serviced in a timely and professional manner.
                                                                              4. Followed all required safety policies and procedures
                                                                              5. Acted in a professional, courteous and cooperative manner toward customers and co-workers.
                                                                              6. Worked with a sense of honesty and trustworthiness.
                                                                              7. Maintained a feeling of pride in work; strives to achieve all goals.

                                                                            Years of Experience
                                                                            Experience
                                                                            2-5 Years
                                                                            Experience Level
                                                                            Level
                                                                            Executive
                                                                            Education
                                                                            Education
                                                                            Diploma

                                                                            Trash Truck Driver Resume

                                                                            Objective : Trash Truck Driver is Taking initiative, self-manage time and productivity through multitasking. Effectively and concisely communicating both orally and in writing. Reading and utilizing on-board electronic routing system. Transporting raw materials through city and country to factories and building sites. Loading materials onto trucks and supervise loading operations at construction sites.

                                                                            Skills : Reading, Transporting.

                                                                            Description :

                                                                              1. Drove to designated area to deliver refuse and recyclable materials.
                                                                              2. Safely operated the solid waste collection truck.
                                                                              3. Safely operated the packing and dumping apparatus.
                                                                              4. Assured that solid waste collection truck is properly fueled, equipped, lubricated, and serviced.
                                                                              5. Washed interior and exterior of solid waste collection truck.
                                                                              6. Reported needed repairs immediately.
                                                                              7. Maintained safe and efficient operation of solid waste collection and transport equipment and vehicles.
                                                                            Years of Experience
                                                                            Experience
                                                                            0-2 Years
                                                                            Experience Level
                                                                            Level
                                                                            Entry Level
                                                                            Education
                                                                            Education
                                                                            High School Diploma