Garbage truck driver

Miller Waste Systems Inc. based in Owen Sound, ON is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Garbage truck driver who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Permanent employment or Full time job. The shift timings include Day, Overtime and Early Morning.

Employer Name: Miller Waste Systems Inc.
Position: Garbage truck driver
No. of vacancies: 2
Salary: $23.92 hourly for 44 to 48 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: Owen Sound, ON

Job Description

  • The candidate must inspect, lubricate, refuel, and clean equipment.
  • The candidate must be able to operate a variety of vehicles and equipment.
  • The candidate will be required to notify the supervisor of any malfunctions.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • There are no standard education requirements such as a bachelor’s degree, a certificate, or a diploma.
  • The ideal candidate will have at least 7 months to less than 1 year of experience in a related industry.
  • The candidate must have an AZ class licence, an Air Brakes Endorsement, a Class 3/3F/DF licence (trailer truck, vehicles with more than three axles), a Class 5/5F/G licence (cars, small trucks, and other two-axle vehicles), a DZ class licence, and an Air Brake (Z) Endorsement.
  • The candidate must be able to lift weights of up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs), 23 kg (50 lbs), and 45 kg (100 lbs).
  • The candidate should have effective interpersonal skills.
  • The candidate should have excellent written communication skills.
  • The candidate should be flexible.
  • The candidate should be a good team player.

Work Site Environment

  • The candidate must be able to work in hot and wet/damp conditions.
  • The work site environment is noisy, and the candidate must be able to work with complete concentration even in such conditions.
  • The candidate must work in an environment with a high concentration of odours.

Work Setting

  • The candidate will be required to work in various locations.

Experience and Specialization

Truck or Equipment Experience

  • The candidate must have prior experience driving a garbage truck.

Additional Information

Security and Safety

  • The candidate should undergo a thorough Driver’s Licence Validity Check and Driving Record Check (abstract).

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate must be willing to work long hours in bending, crouching, and kneeling positions.
  • The candidate must be willing to work long hours in sitting, standing, and walking positions.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand eye coordination.
  • The candidate should be willing to work overtime if necessary.
  • The candidate should be prepared to perform physically demanding tasks as part of their daily work.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.

Own Tools/Equipment

  • The candidate must have their own gloves, safety equipment/gear, and steel-toed safety boots.


  • Health and Long term benefits will be provided to the selected candidate.
  • Under Health Benefits, the selected candidate will receive Dental plan, Health care plan and Vision care benefits.
  • Under Long Term Benefits, the selected candidate will receive Group insurance benefits, Pension plan and Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP).

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By email

[email protected]


Please include the following while sending the application

  • Proof of the requested certifications
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