Side Load Operator

J.S. Bellis

Woodstock, New Brunswick

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J.S Bellis Ltd, a division of The Municipal Group of Companies, is an environmental service company that services New Brunswick and manages a variety of refuse and disposal needs. We are currently seeking the knowledge and expertise of a Side Load Driver based out of our Woodstock, NB location.

Job Summary:

The Side Load Driver is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of a Class 3, Side Loader Refuse vehicle. The candidate in this position will also be responsible for inspecting, cleaning, and maintaining the equipment.


  • Day shifts, Monday to Friday (with early morning start time)
  • Additional hours are available, occasional variation from schedule may be required to meet business demand
  • Competitive compensation, benefits package available after three months continuous employment
  • The chance to work with a stable, and growing company with numerous divisions across Eastern Canada.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drive side Load tandem truck in a safe and efficient manner on assigned routes to fill contractual requirements; Ensure assigned routes are completed in a timely and safe manner
  • Responsible for daily pre and post trip inspections of trucks assigned
  • Check in with Dispatcher to determine what time to leave and return
  • Load and unload materials, tools, and equipment under varying traffic and road conditions
  • Maintain telephone or radio contact with appropriate supervisor to receive delivery instructions
  • Advise Supervisor of any requirements for maintenance or repairs
  • Report any driving infractions and/or suspensions
  • Perform end of day driver check-ins to ensure complete and accurate paperwork completion
  • Be aware of surroundings at all times
  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task
  • Protect and promote the interest of this company in all matters and to take actions as required to satisfy such responsibilities
  • Ensure safety of fellow employees
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, and Experience:

  • Valid commercial driver’s license with clear driver abstract;
  • Class 3 driver’s license, with air brake in good standing;
  • Ability to follow a firm work schedule as directed by supervisor;
  • Willingness to work in a team environment; comply with procedures
  • Ability to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner;
  • Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers and supervisors to ensure that projects are completed properly;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; strong customer focus;
  • Good Coordination, lifting 20-75 pounds on regular basis;
  • Proven ability to multi-task & ability to prioritize tasks;
  • Previous waste and or recycling experience preferred;
  • Residential curbside collection experience preferred;
  • Working safely is a condition of employment.

A comprehensive pension and benefits package is offered with this position along with opportunities for advancement and training and development.

Application Process:

We are an equal opportunity employer that encourages all interested candidates to submit a detailed resume to:

Human Resources
Attn: Emily Turnbull
Via Email:

Please reference “Side Load Operator” in the subject line.

We would like to thank all those who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be notified.

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