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Bridgeport, Connecticut
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1 Aug 2022
POSITION SUMMARY: The primary purpose of the position is to ensure that driving and operation of equipment is conducted in a safe and compliant manner. The Driver/Operator is also responsible for leading crews to ensure completions of customer projects. Driver/Operators work with Field Technicians on clean ups, spills, COVID and Hazmat Decon work and other duties delegated by management that are within the scope of work.


Operate various equipment with a GVW>26,000 lbs. (including but not limited to Roll off trucks, tractor/ trailers, Liquid Vacs, Turbo Vacs, Sewer Cleaners, Box Trucks)

Ensures that Health and Safety is the number one priority by complying with all safe work practices, policies, and processes and always acting in a safe manner

Ability to work a rotating shift, including days, nights, weekends, and holidays. "On-Call" based on the rotating "On-Call" schedule for Emergency Response. May require out of town travel. Length of travel will be dependent on service center and on-going projects

Ability to work under adverse conditions (heat & cold)

Accountability and punctuality

Physically able to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary and lift > 50lbs routinely

Maintain electronic vehicle logs (ELDs)

DOT Pre-trip and Post-trip inspections

Preform other, related duties as assigned by management


CDL A or B with hazardous material and tanker endorsements

Pass a Pre-Employment Physical, Drug Screen and Alcohol testing

Pass a Pre-Employment Background Screening

Pass the Company's Auto Insurance Qualifiers

Pass the OSHA HAZWOPER 40-hour training

Must be able to obtain Transportation Worker (TWIC) clearance. This may not be applicable to all divisions. If required, must get within first 45 days of employment

Able to read, write, and understand the English language, and able to follow verbal and written instructions

High School Diploma or GED


CDL A or B

Tanker endorsement

Why choose Republic?

Joining Republic isn t just about taking on a new job, it s about making a commitment to create a more sustainable world together. Our people provide an essential service, serving and impacting customers, neighborhoods, and communities everywhere.

As a company, we are proud of our values and encourage those who share in our aspirations to join our team:
We protect our colleagues and communities through safe practices everywhere, every day.
We are committed to serving our customers and communities by going above and beyond to exceed expectations.
We take action to improve neighborhoods and communities by being environmentally responsible and creating a more sustainable world.
We are driven to deliver results in the right way.
We encourage a human centered culture that honors the unique potential and dignity of every person.

Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.
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  • Job Reference: 674044984-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Location: Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent