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Position – Rear Load Packer

Rear Load Commercial Packer Driver
Tri-State Disposal Inc | Riverdale, IL

We are looking for an energetic individual that has skills required to meet the responsibilities of this position within our growing company. We are looking for a Safety Conscious CDL Driver to join our team at Tri-State Disposal located in Riverdale, IL.

In this position you will be operating a rear load packer truck on a specified route. Experience preferred, but not required.

Monday – Friday day shift with occasional Saturdays.


  • Operating a rear load packer on a commercial specified route.
  • Provides trash and/or recycling removal services by emptying trash/recycling containers into truck, replacing/returning containers, and hauling to designated disposal site.
  • Complete work assignments in a safe and efficient manner to avoid damage and accidents.
  • Notifies dispatch of service interruptions, including blocked containers, closed lots, streets, alleyways, or potential safety hazards.
  • Follows route assignments as directed and completes end of day documentation.
  • Performs all duties as scheduled by dispatch and assisting other drivers as directed to meet customer needs.
  • Notifies dispatch of any incidents, accidents, injures, or property damage.
  • Communicate professionally with customers.
  • Performs pre-and-post trip inspections of assigned vehicle and documents checks utilizing the standard DVIR (Driver Vehicle Inspection Report).
  • Immediately reports all unsafe situations or service-related issues to the mechanics at the vehicle repair location.
  • Keep vehicle clean and free of trash/debris.
  • Operates vehicle in accordance with Tri-State Disposal, OSHA (Occupational and Safety Health Act) and DOT (Department of Transportation) requirements as well as all local, state, and federal laws.


  • Have 1 year of work experience as well as a stable work history in a driver position.
  • Residential and commercial experience a plus.
  • Legally eligible to work in the United States.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must have at least a valid Class B CDL.
  • Must successfully complete pre-employment DOT driver’s physical and drug screen.
  • Must have a clean driving record and pass FMCSA Clearing House inquiry.
  • Ability to work Saturdays and overtime.

Physical Demands/Environment Factors

  • Work under moderate supervision.
  • Must be dependable and punctual.
  • Requires pushing and pulling a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Frequent walking and standing up to 8 hours/day minimal.
  • Physically able to enter/climb and leave truck cab frequently.
  • Manual dexterity required to operate controls on truck.
  • Able to work outside in the heat, cold, rain, and snow.

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

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