Driver Development Manager

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Casella Waste Systems, Inc. [Nasdaq: CWST] is a regional solid waste, recycling and resource management services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal, recycling, and organics services. Casella operates facilities in 6 northeastern states, with roughly 2,300 employees, and annual revenues of approximately $660 million.

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. has opened a search for an experienced, hands on Driver Development Manager to join our Eastern Region Team located in Saco, ME.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Develop and train drivers getting their CDL license
  • Develop and train inexperienced drivers in all lines of business
  • Develop and train drivers experienced drivers advancing their training and abilities
  • Develop and train drivers to communicate well with Supervisor and Dispatch
  • Prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences
  • Train all drivers in accordance with Casella and Federal DOT Pre and Post trip vehicle inspection requirements
  • Train all drivers on reporting unsafe situations, service issues, property damage and incident reporting
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities
  • Instruct and monitor Driver Apprentices in the use of learning materials and equipment
  • Observe and evaluate Driver Apprentices performance and development
  • Provide appropriate feedback on work when necessary
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of Driver Apprentice’s progress and development
  • Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by law and company policies

Education, Experience & Certifications:

  • High School diploma or GED is required
  • Must possess and maintain a valid CDL license and satisfactory driving record
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a CDL Driver/Instructor
  • Knowledge of CDL requirements and DOT Rules and Regulations

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Legally eligible to work in the United States
  • Successfully complete pre-employment drug screen, physical, and background check, which will include previous employment check, criminal history and motor vehicle record review
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional driving and training skills

Casella Attributes:

  • Proven commitment to safety
  • Positive, team oriented attitude
  • Discipline and committed to hard work and variable weather environments


We offer excellent benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and a 401(k) Plan.

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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