Side Load Operator - FERO Waste & Recycling

Fredericton , New Brunswick

Fero Waste and Recycling Inc, a division of The Municipal Group of Companies, is a solid waste company that services New Brunswick and Nova Scotia and is currently seeking the knowledge and expertise of a Side Load Operator based out of our Fredericton, NB location.

Job Summary: The Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of a Class 3, Sideloader Refuse vehicle. The operator is also responsible for inspecting, cleaning, and maintaining the equipment.


  • Day shifts, Monday to Friday (with early morning start time);
  • Additional hours and 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 heavy 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 safety of fellow employees;
  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task;
  • 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.

Application Process:
Completed applications should be submitted to:

Human Resources
Attention: Emily Turnbull
Via Email:
Please reference “FERO Fredericton Side Load Operator” in the subject line.

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

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