Trash/Recycling Driver - Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

Modern Disposal is looking for experienced drivers! As a local, family-owned company we strive to provide exceptional environmental service solutions to towns, companies, neighborhoods, and families in WNY.

We offer competitive salaries and a safety bonus program. We offer consistent schedules, OT, and paid time off. We also offer medical, dental, and vision benefits, company paid life insurance and a 401K with company match.

Key Responsibilities

The Rear Packer Driver supports the waste division by operating the vehicle and picking up trash and recyclables from residential and commercial customers, and transporting material to the landfill or transfer station as appropriate.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.

  • Drives the hydraulic packing vehicle and operates the hydraulic components of the truck in a safe manner, reducing the risk of injury to personnel and property damage.
  • Performs pre-trip inspection, and completes the Vehicle Inspection Report (VIR)
  • Performs post-trip inspections, fuels truck and completes VIR.
  • Directs work activity and is responsible for the safety of the assigned crew
  • Properly utilizes all required Personal Protective Equipment and truck safety equipment while following all required safety procedures


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Clean Class A or B Commercial Driver's license and DOT physical card
  • Experience driving large trucks
  • Able to read and write legibly
  • Able to comply with company policy on controlled substances and alcohol
  • Positive safety record
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Commitment to customer service
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

Keywords: CDL, Driver, Truck Driver, Recycling, Garbage, Buffalo, WNY, Niagara County, Day Shift, Full Time

In compliance with Federal and State equal employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, non-job related disability, or any other protected group status.

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Modern Disposal is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, creed, gender/sex, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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