DZ, Roll Off Driver
Tomlinson Group.
Ottawa, ON, CA
13h ago

Tomlinson is Eastern Canada's leader in environmental, construction and transportation infrastructure services.

Roll-Off Drivers safely operate a heavy-duty truck and is responsible for preparing, loading, and transporting large mobile open top and compactor containers to disposal sites, transfer or recycle facilities and customer locations.

Roll-Off Drivers will navigate driveways, alleyways, lots, high traffic roadways and may operate in tight overhead environments while on industrial routes.

Highly skilled backing maneuvers are essential, to successfully perform this job. This position will require a driver to operate a Roll off truck during an afternoon / evening shift Monday through Thursday, 4 days (3pm-11pm).


Operates vehicle in accordance with Tomlinson’s Safe Operating Practices and MTO (Ministry of Transportation) requirements as well as all local, municipal, provincial, and federal laws.

Performs pre- and post-trip inspections of assigned equipment and documents checks on standard VIR (Vehicle Inspection Report).

Immediately reports any unsafe situations or service related issues to Route Manager or Dispatch.

Participates in all scheduled training programs, briefings, and meetings required by Tomlinson Environmental Services or Route Manager.

Works closely with Route Managers to improve route efficiencies and identify best practices.

Notifies Route Manager of any incidents, accidents, injures, or property damage.

Notifies Route Manager or Dispatch of service interruptions, including blocked containers, closed lots, street, alleyways or potential safety hazards.

Communicates customer requests to Route Manager or Dispatch.

Identifies and reports all containers in need of repair or replacement.

Completes and submits customer tickets as required.

Positions and / or returns container on the customer’s property in a manner that ensures lids and or doors are properly replaced, and do not block driveway entrances or traffic.

Follows route assignments as directed and completes end of day documentation and the Driver Check In process.

Performs all duties as scheduled by Route Manager or Dispatch and assisting other drivers as directed to meet customer needs.


Must have a valid Ontario DZ Drivers Licence, AZ preferred.

1-2 years’ experience, ideally in Waste Collection or similar industry.

Clean drivers abstract and CVOR required.


  • Competitive wages
  • Bonus programs
  • Employer paid health and dental benefitS
  • Extensive training programs and tuition reimbursement
  • Retirement benefits program
  • Family-oriented team environment
  • Employee discounts and other rewards programs
  • The Tomlinson Group of Companies encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Please contact Human Resources if you need accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information on our accommodation policies.

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