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Driver Trainee

Carrollton, Kentucky
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
Driver Trainee



The Driver Trainee position will train side by side with the residential drivers to gain experience. Driver Trainees often begin employment in a helper role while training to become a driver.

Duties include:
Operating trucks in a safe manner in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations and company policies.
Providing waste or recycling removal services to customers on an assigned route(s) by emptying trash/recycling receptacles into trucks and hauling them to a disposal site.
Replacing trash/recycling receptacles neatly at the curb or designated area.
Cleaning up waste spills and overflows.
Maintaining and updating route sheets.
Conducting pre-trip/post-trip inspections and completing logs.
Maintaining and updating drivers' log sheets.
Interacting with internal and external customers.
Cleaning waste from the packer blade and truck body.

SDF-02 WS-02


Shift start: Based on route
Shift length: 8 - 12 hours
Monday - Friday, hours based on route

  • Health, dental, vision insurance - available after 90 days
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) plan

  • Must pass drug screen
  • Must pass background check
  • Can lift 75 lbs
  • Must be at least 18+ years old
Legally eligible to work in the United States. Must have a valid driver's license. Must be able to obtain a class B CDL within 90 days of employment. Must be able to obtain a DOT medical card within 10 days of employment. Must obtain Class B CDL permit within 10 days of employment. Must not have any DUIs or OVI's within the last 5 years or 2 in the last 10 years. Must not have any license suspensions within the last 2 years. No more than 3 moving violations within the last 2 years. Must successfully complete pre-employment testing. Must be able to read and speak the English language well enough to communicate, understand, and respond to questions, directions, traffic signs, signals, and safety training.

About Rumpke

When you accept a position at Rumpke, you become part of our family, a family that is driven by a strong sense of pride in making the world a cleaner and greener place to live for future generations. Today, with help from more than 2,000 employees, our third-generation firm has grown to become one of the largest waste and recycling companies in the United States serving areas in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and West Virginia. If you are looking for a meaningful career with great pay, life insurance, health and retirement benefits as well as great co-workers and advancement opportunities, consider joining the Rumpke team and let the work you do every day make a positive difference for you and our world.

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  • Job Reference: 705578688-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Rumpke
  • Location: Carrollton, Kentucky
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent