Top Recycling Collections Driver Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Recycling Collections Driver. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Recycling Collections Driver resumes they appeared on. For example, 14.7% of Recycling Collections Driver resumes contained Company Vehicle as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Recycling Collections Driver actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Recycling Collections Driver resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Company Vehicle

high Demand
Here's how Company Vehicle is used in Recycling Collections Driver jobs:
  • Inspected and maintained company vehicle, and operated industrial cardboard processor.
  • Drive company vehicle to collect payments and/ or equipment from Brighthouse cable customers.

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2. Safe Operation

high Demand
Here's how Safe Operation is used in Recycling Collections Driver jobs:
  • Experience with container loading/unloading, receipt/despatch, safe operation of forklifts, checks and training and manual handling aids.

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3. Garbage Truck

high Demand
Here's how Garbage Truck is used in Recycling Collections Driver jobs:
  • Dismounted garbage trucks to collect garbage and remount trucks to ride to the next collection point.
  • Front load, roll off, recycle, and side arm garbage truck driving experience.
  • Ride on the back of the garbage truck and properly dispose of trash.
  • Assisted with maneuvering and functions of garbage trucks and business operations.
  • Collect garbage from all over the town in a garbage truck.
  • Collected and dump trash into garbage truck during weekly collections.

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4. Maintenance Problems

high Demand
Here's how Maintenance Problems is used in Recycling Collections Driver jobs:
  • Maintained effective communication with dispatchers and supervisors concerning delays, safety issues, accidents, equipment breakdowns or other maintenance problems.
  • Communicated with dispatchers concerning delays, unsafe road conditions, accidents, equipment failures, and any maintenance problems.
  • Communicated with dispatchers concerning delays, unsafe sites, accidents, equipment breakdowns, or other maintenance problems.
  • Communicate with dispatchers concerning delays, unsafe sites, accidents, equipment breakdowns, or other maintenance problems.
  • Communicate with dispatchers concerning delays, unsafe sites, accidents, equipment breakdowns, or other maintenance problems.
  • Communicated with dispatchers concerning delays, unsafe sites, accidents, equipment breakdowns, or other maintenance problems.

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5. Disposal Sites

average Demand
Here's how Disposal Sites is used in Recycling Collections Driver jobs:
  • Dump refuse or recyclable materials at disposal sites.
  • Drive to disposal sites to empty trucks that have been filled.
  • Picked up household and commercial business rubbish and bulky item to and transferred from job location to disposal sites.
  • Dump refuse or recyclable materials at disposal sites.
  • Dumped refuse and recyclable materials at disposal sites.
  • Dumped refuse or recyclablematerials at disposal sites.

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6. Residential Streets

average Demand
Here's how Residential Streets is used in Recycling Collections Driver jobs:
  • Drive trucks, following established routes, through residential streets or alleys or through business or industrial areas.
  • Assisted with driving trash trucks through residential streets, alleys, and industrial areas following established routes.
  • Snow plowing residential streets when needed.
  • Follow established routes, through residential streets or alleys or through business or industrial areas.
  • Maintain established routes through residential streets, alleys and through industrial areas.
  • Drive truck, following established routes, through residential streets or through business or industrial areas.

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7. Beginning Routes

average Demand
Here's how Beginning Routes is used in Recycling Collections Driver jobs:
  • Inspect trucks prior to beginning routes to ensure safe operating conditions.
  • Inspect trucks prior to beginning routes to ensure safe operating condition.
  • Inspect trucks prior to beginning routes to ensure safe operating condition.
  • Inspect trucks prior to beginning routes to ensure safe operating condition.
  • Inspected trucks prior to beginning routes to ensure safe operating condition.
  • Inspect trucks prior to beginning routes to ensure safe operating condition.

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8. Unsafe Sites

average Demand
Here's how Unsafe Sites is used in Recycling Collections Driver jobs:
  • Communicated with dispatchers concerning delays, unsafe sites, accidents, equipment breakdowns, and other maintenance problem
  • Contacted dispatchers with delays, unsafe sites, accidents, equipment problems and maintenance concerns Completed daily reports and logs.
  • Communicated with dispatchers concerning delays, unsafe sites, accidents, and equipment breakdowns.

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9. DOT

low Demand
Here's how DOT is used in Recycling Collections Driver jobs:
  • General inspection and maintenance of truck to DOT standards.
  • Drive DOT vehicles to collect trash and recycling.
  • Followed safe operating practices according to DOT and company specifications.
  • Maintained vehicle according to ADOT safety regulations.
  • Reinforced and upheld DOT regulations, OSHA requirements, and company policies and procedures
  • Certified BAT- Certified DOT and Non DOT Drug screening- Certified Hair collector- RV Driver and operator of various sizes

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10. CDL

low Demand
Here's how CDL is used in Recycling Collections Driver jobs:
  • Acquired CDL while working to be eligible for driver position.
  • Hauled garbage and drove all CDL trucks they had.
  • Hold a Pennsylvania CDL class B with air brake and also a valid medical card
  • Possess and maintain class A CDL.
  • Drive a daily trash disposal route using a cdl trash truck.
  • Obtained Class A CDL Meet goals and obtained a pay increase annually Operated a variety of equipment

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11. Sort

low Demand
Here's how Sort is used in Recycling Collections Driver jobs:
  • Collected and disposed of waste materials.-Salvaged materials and sorted for disposal or recycling.
  • Sorted items into designated truck compartments.
  • Gained thorough understanding of inner workings of a city agency as well as knowledge pertaining to sorting and collection of refuse.
  • Sorted recycling materials such as cans, bottles, trash, removed hazardous materials and put in respected containers.
  • Sorted items set out for recycling and threw materials into designated truck compartments.
  • Sorted various items into certain areas, operating fork lift, industrial baler.

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12. Weather Conditions

low Demand
Here's how Weather Conditions is used in Recycling Collections Driver jobs:
  • Keep informed of road and weather conditions to determine how routes will be affected.
  • Operate during all weather conditions (snow, heat, rain).
  • Checked road or weather conditions to determine how routes will be affected.
  • Stayed aware of road and weather conditions.
  • Work safely in various weather conditions.
  • Check road or weather conditions to determine how routes will be affected.

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13. Yard Waste

low Demand
Here's how Yard Waste is used in Recycling Collections Driver jobs:
  • Worked independently and in a two man team for trash recycling and yard waste collection.
  • Operated Class B rear load truck for commercial and residential recycling and yard waste collection.
  • Pick up recycling and garbage, as while as yard waste and bulk.
  • Operate grapple truck to pick up yard waste and household refuse.
  • Pick up garbage, recycling, and yard waste on a designated route using multiple styles of trucks
  • Drive a rear loader truck to pick up brush and yard waste.

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14. Waste Containers

low Demand
Here's how Waste Containers is used in Recycling Collections Driver jobs:
  • Monitored collection of garbage from waste containers.

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14 Most Common Skill for a Recycling Collections Driver

Company Vehicle14.7%
Safe Operation14.7%
Garbage Truck11.8%
Maintenance Problems7.4%
Disposal Sites5.9%
Residential Streets5.9%
Beginning Routes5.9%
Unsafe Sites5.9%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Recycling Collections Driver

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Company Vehicle
Company Vehicle
14.7%
14.7%
2
2
Safe Operation
Safe Operation
14.7%
14.7%
3
3
Garbage Truck
Garbage Truck
11.8%
11.8%
4
4
Maintenance Problems
Maintenance Problems
7.4%
7.4%
5
5
Disposal Sites
Disposal Sites
5.9%
5.9%
6
6
Residential Streets
Residential Streets
5.9%
5.9%
7
7
Beginning Routes
Beginning Routes
5.9%
5.9%
8
8
Unsafe Sites
Unsafe Sites
5.9%
5.9%
9
9
DOT
DOT
5.9%
5.9%
10
10
CDL
CDL
4.4%
4.4%
11
11
Sort
Sort
4.4%
4.4%
12
12
Weather Conditions
Weather Conditions
4.4%
4.4%
13
13
Yard Waste
Yard Waste
4.4%
4.4%
14
14
Waste Containers
Waste Containers
4.4%
4.4%

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