DZ Driver, Front End Commercial Waste/Recycling Collection
Tomlinson Group.
2 months ago

The DZ Driver, Commercial Front End Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient collection of waste and recycling.


Operate and drive a DZ truck to transport waste and recycling materials throughout the City of Ottawa and surrounding areas

Responsible for the collection of waste / recycling containers on assigned route

Transport waste and recycling material to disposal, transfer or recycling facility

Perform pre-trip, en-route and post-trip inspection of vehicle systems, equipment and accessories such as tires, lights and turning signals, and brakes

Ensure safety requirements are followed in accordance with company policy

Provide excellent customer service, leaving customer’s location clean and free of debris

Communicate with dispatcher, other drivers and customers using communication devices and on-board computers


Long periods of driving and sitting

Available to start work at 5 : 30 AM until route completion

Must be available to work 5 days a week, including some weekends and statutory holidays

Bending, lifting, pushing, pulling, extreme weather, noise and strong odors

Must have steel toed boots

Comfortable working alone


Must have a valid Ontario DZ drivers’ License

1-2 years’ experience, ideally in waste collection or similar industry

Knowledge of the city an asset

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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