Front End Truck Driver


Website GFL Environmental Inc.

GFL Environmental Inc. is looking for Front-End Drivers for Kitchner, ON location to operate front-end trucks that provide services to a variety of multi-family residential and commercial routes removing and transporting waste or recyclables in fulfillment of customer contracts. This position will service multiple customers per day according to assigned routes. The waste will then need to be transferred to the appropriate station, landfill or drop-off location.

Key Responsibilities:

Drive commercial frontload or ancillary equipment along designated routes to mechanically collect solid waste and take to post-collection facilities
Open container enclosures or gates to access cans. As needed, roll 3-4-yard cans on castors into position for dumping
Perform daily pre- and post-trip inspections; complete and submit a vehicle condition report at the end of the shift
Courteously interacts with customers and/or the general public along the route to answer questions or respond to requests; Notify supervisor of issues requiring management action
Clean loose trash off of truck and/or ground around truck and container that spills during dumping process to maintain clean customer site and safety along roads and highways
Maintains and submits a logbook, daily route/productivity sheet, and vehicle condition report (post-trip inspection sheet) as required by law or company policy
Maneuver truck into and out of minimum clearance spaces, using mirrors to back up
Uses a key map and GPS to locate service addresses
Follows safe operating practices, including lock out/ tag out procedures to ensure proper operation of the truck
Monitors operations to detect loose debris, using mirrors or direct sight and/or listening for debris falling onto truck during dumping operation; visually scans customer site before and after dumping
Follow all safety standards, equipment checks and precautions in performance of all duties.

Comply with all federal, state/provincial, local and company rules on safety and vehicle operation.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned


Possess a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).
Minimum of one (1) year commercial truck driving experience OR CDL school certificate
Must be able to meet relevant criteria for safety sensitive functions according to Company standards
Must be able to demonstrate the ability to safely drive the truck and operate the equipment

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of the truck and its components and the basic maintenance Requirements: for safe operation
Ability to control operations of equipment; maneuvering truck into and out of minimum clearance spaces, using mirrors to back distances of approximately 120 feet or more
Ability to recognize unacceptable waste (such as gasoline or other flammable materials)
Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external customers
Ability to read, write, and comprehend associated documents and maps
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
Flexibility to accept and adapt to change as well as the commitment to seek continuous improvement
Ability to exert muscle force to lift, push, pull or carry objects up to 50 pounds repetitively using proper lifting techniques
Ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example: two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting or standing
Ability to follow all company safety policies and procedures

GFL Benefits:

RRSP Matching
Overtime Pay


We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

GFL Environmental is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities to apply. We seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.

GFL will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.%26043511% %%driver%%


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