Side-Loader Operator

Tulsa, OK

Posted: 04/25/2024 Job Category: Drivers Pay Rate: $15.50 + $50 a day bonus

Job Description

We are currently looking to fill a Side-Loader Operator position with a company specializing in waste management.

As a Side Loader Operator, you will be responsible for operating a side-loading garbage truck to collect and transport waste and recycling materials in a safe and efficient manner.

5am-when route is complete. Some OT required.
Pay: $15.50 + $50 a day bonus (works out to about $20-$21/hr)


  • Operate a side-loading garbage truck to pick up waste and recycling materials along designated routes.
  • Safely maneuver the vehicle in residential and commercial areas, adhering to traffic and safety regulations.
  • Empty bins and containers into the side loader using hydraulic controls, ensuring proper placement and securing of materials.
  • Perform routine maintenance checks on the vehicle, including pre-trip inspections and minor repairs.
  • Communicate effectively with dispatch and team members to coordinate routes and address any issues or concerns.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of the vehicle and work area.

Job Requirements


  • Valid commercial driver's license (CDL).
  • Proven experience as a Side Loader Operator or similar role.
  • Strong understanding of traffic and safety regulations.
  • Ability to operate hydraulic controls and maneuver the vehicle safely in various environments.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Physical ability to lift and move heavy waste containers.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, including early mornings and occasional weekends.
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