Collections Driver - Class B CDL with Air Brake Endorsement

Occupational Training Center   Burlington, NJ   Full-time     Transportation
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Posted on April 30, 2020

General Information

  • Job Title: Collections Driver

  • Location: 2 Manhattan Drive, Burlington Twp., NJ, 0801

  • Base Pay: $17.87 / Hour

  • Employee Type: Regular Full Time

  • Required Degree: High school

  • Travel: 90%

  • Manage Others: No

Summary: The Program Technician-Class B CDL with air brake endorsement (PT-B-CDL) operates OTC vehicles for the purpose of delivering collection services in a professional and efficient manner.


  • Possess a class B commercial driver license with air brake endorsement.
  • No DWI or DUI convictions.  No MVR points on the driving record within three (3) years of hire date.
  • Clean driving and criminal background records.
  • Ability to follow written instructions; read and use maps properly and enter information correctly on OTC driver paperwork forms
  • Physically and mentally capable of operating a commercial vehicle safely as well as handling the physical demands of sustained sitting, walking and driving in a noisy/outdoor environment.
  • Able to perform extensive standing.
  • Have no medical conditions or physical limitations that would prevent the lifting of 50 pounds or getting in and out of a collection vehicle on a regular and frequent basis in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Broad and in-depth knowledge of labor relations, training, truck operations and routing methods, Federal DOT safety regulations and general management skills.
  • Possessions of a CDL or the ability to obtain one within 90 days of the hire date.
  • Ability to prepare the workforce for their field collection duties and ensure that both equipment and staff are maintained to work safely and effectively.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Strong record keeping skills.
  • Monday- Friday (occasional Saturdays) (guaranteed overtime)

Job Description:

  • Drive and operate a collection vehicle with collection laborers in full compliance with all applicable Federal, State and local safety and traffic rules and OTC vehicle operation and safety policies.
  • Perform all required Pre-Trip and Post Trip vehicle inspections completely and accurately and report on a timely basis any vehicle operating problems or issues.
  • Insure that all collection laborers assisting the PT-B-CDL have and use correctly the appropriate personal protective equipment while the collection vehicle is being operated.
  • Follow collection routes and schedules established by the Collection Department and servicing these routes in accordance with OTC collection service procedures.
  • Follow properly all procedures for vehicle scaling and unloading at the OTC Materials Recycling Facility.
  • Comply promptly and correctly to all instructions from Collection Supervisors or the Collection Manager.
  • Respond in a professional and courteous manner to any questions from collection service customers.
  • Follow correctly and consistently OTC policies for inspecting and rejecting materials that were improperly set-out for collection.
  • Communicate promptly and accurately with collection supervisors regarding special collection problems or needs.