Position Description

Driver: Class A - Reporting Out of Maple Valley $2500 Bonus
Location Maple Valley
Job Code 736
# of openings 1
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Job Title: Class A Drivers: Reporting out of Maple Valley

Employee will receive a $1000 bonus after the 500 hour probationary period has been fulfilled. Employee will also be eligible to receive an additional $1500 bonus at 12 months of hire.

Cedar Grove:

Cedar Grove Composting is a local, family-owned business with deep roots in the Seattle area dating back to 1938. Cedar Grove plays a critical role in the Puget Sound’s recycling infrastructure and sustainability efforts, diverting more than 350,000 tons of yard waste and food scraps from landfills annually. With two processing facilities in Maple Valley and Everett, Cedar Grove is a local manufacturer providing green jobs in King and Snohomish Counties. Cedar Grove produces wholesome, nutrient-rich compost that is sold to businesses, governments and residents, ensuring consumers have access to locally produced, recycled products.

Job Summary:  The Class A Driver safely delivers compost to homes, dealers and construction sites in the greater Seattle, Tacoma and Everett areas. Also able to pick up and unload waste at required facilities.

Required at Time of Interview: Current copy of your Driver's Abstract.

Key Interfaces: 

  • Customers
  • Transportation Manager
  • Drivers
  • Dispatch

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Operate safely and efficiently a variety of trucks including Semi, Dump/Pup, Live floor trailers and Transfer trucks.
  • Perform pre-trip inspections and fill out log before operating vehicle.
  • Deliver compost to homes, dealers and construction sites.

Required Skills:

  • Must have CDL Class A.
  • Must provide us with a clean current 5-year driving abstract.
  • Must be able to perform physical tasks such as tarping loads, climbing in and on trucks, working electric pallet jacks, and digging out stuck loads, washing and fueling trucks.
  • Should have familiarity with local area and have efficient map reading skills for local deliveries.
  • Delivery of waste to the facility for processing as needed.
  • Must keep an organized and professional appearance at all times.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills are essential.
  • Must interact with public in professional manner.
  • Be self-motivated and reliable to meet performance standards.
  • Flexible work schedule due to seasonal demands.

Education/Certification:

  • Must have experience with variety of trucks including Semi, Dump/Pup, and Live floor trailers. Prefer Transfer truck experience.
  • Must have experience with 10, 13 & 18 speed transmissions and be able to pass a driving test.
  • History of good employment attendance.

Experience/Other

  • Understand and follow all OSHA/WISHA requirements including wearing PPE: vests/gloves.
  • Utilize proper lifting techniques and bars.

Benefits:

All medical, dental, vision, and pension benefits are available through Teamsters Local 174 providers after your 500 hour probationary period has been fulfilled. Company provides holiday, vacation, sick, bereavement, military and jury duty leave compensation.

Physical Demands: 

To successfully perform the essential duties of this position, an individual must be able to sit, stand, walk, climb in and out of trucks, up to 8 hours per day.  Answer and talk on telephone, email on occasion and work with computer system. Drive safely Class A equipment.  Daily lift and carry objects up to 60 pounds and roll heavy dumpsters and bins. Reasonable accommodations may be made to assist individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Limitations and Disclaimer:

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work performed; it is not intended as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and required skills for the position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.  Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities necessary to perform each duty proficiently.  Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis. Cedar Grove is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Cedar Grove Composting, Inc.'s offices are non-smoking and Drug and Alcohol Free Workplaces. Cedar Grove Composting, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants must pass a drug test and background check prior to being hired. All active employees are subject to random drug testing.

 

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