Class 1 Driver (Relief Routes) - Full-Time

At West Coast Reduction, nothing is important to us. Because when there’s nothing left – that is when we’ve done our job. We collect food waste and by-products from food producers, like farms, restaurants, bakeries and even supermarkets, transforming them into ingredients used in animal feed, renewable energy and thousands of other products we use every day. Our efforts contribute to a sustainable local food supply, and help us all live in cleaner and healthier communities. Visit www.wcrl.com to learn more.

Based in our Calgary Plant operations, the Class 1 Driver is responsible for safely operating company vehicles while following instructions and routes from the Fleet Dispatcher or Fleet Superintendent. Driving routes will consist of pick up of large volume raw material customers in support of our used cooking oil pick-up customers, with multiple stops per day. The role requires the delivery of exceptional customer service when interacting with customers. Often viewed as the face of the Company, Drivers are expected to act professionally both on the road and at locations of service when dealing with customers and the public.

This is a full-time, permanent position.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Pick up a variety of raw materials from customers including meat processors, restaurants and feedlots

  • Drive scheduled routes to appointed customer destinations based on instructions from the Fleet Dispatcher and/or Fleet Superintendent

  • Operate all equipment safely and efficiently

  • Ensure the safe and proper handling of materials collected from customers

  • Maintain tools, equipment, and spill response kits

  • Perform daily pre-trip and post-trip inspections

  • Report issues or concerns to Fleet Maintenance / Dispatcher in a timely manner

  • Follow safety protocols and other procedures as dictated by the Company or the customer’s requirements

  • Perform shift work and over time based on company business needs

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Possession of a valid Class 1 Driver’s Licence with a clean abstract required

  • 3 years of experience in commercial truck driving or a similar environment

  • Strong knowledge of the surrounding neighbourhoods in Calgary an asset

  • Proficiency in English, both written and verbal, with excellent communication skills

  • Familiarity with operating hydraulic equipment or vacuum trucks a strong asset

  • Ability to frequently move, carry, lift, push and pull equipment up to 50 lbs without assistance and occasionally greater with assistance

  • Capable of performing physical related job duties which involve repetitive lifting, kneeling, pulling and pushing

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume by email to careers@wcrl.com.

Thank you in advance for your interest in this opportunity, however, only those individuals who are selected for an interview will be contacted.