CDL Driver – Ames, IA

Clean Collection

Extraordinary Service

Environmentally-friendly Disposal

Independently owned, locally managed

Are you a hard-working and reliable individual interested in a driving career, but want to be home every night?

Aspen Waste Systems of Iowa, Inc. has the opportunity for you! Aspen Waste Systems of Iowa, Inc. is currently seeking CDL Drivers.

Aspen Waste Systems of Iowa, Inc. is a privately-owned, growing company providing waste and recycling services for commercial and residential customers in the Ames area.

Aspen Offers:

  • Competitive Wages
  • Great work environment with dedicated team members
  • Opportunity to join a locally managed, family-owned company
  • Paid Time off
  • Boot Allowance
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

Responsibilities and Duties

Aspen’s Route Drivers operate collection trucks to provide prompt, courteous, and superior customer service to Aspen’s commercial customers throughout the Ames metropolitan area. Responsibilities include:

  • Operate vehicle in a safe and efficient manner following Aspen’s safety procedures as well as complying with OSHA and DOT requirements
  • Provide excellent customer service to Aspen’s customers
  • Complete pre and post-trip vehicle inspections
  • Communicate promptly with the supervisor regarding any safety concerns, route disruptions, maintenance needs, etc.
  • Completes daily route documentation as directed

Qualifications and Skills

  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Valid Class A or B Commercial Driver’s license with an air brakes endorsement
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain DOT Medical certification
  • Safe driving record
  • Working knowledge of fleet-related OSHA, DOT, and similar federal regulations
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in waste collections is a plus
  • Previous experience driving refuse trucks is preferred, but not required
  • Familiarity with the Ames metro area is a plus
  • Regular and reliable attendance

Aspen Waste Systems of Iowa, Inc is an equal-opportunity employer.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Referral program
  • Safety equipment provided
  • Vision insurance


  • Home daily
  • Monday to Friday
  • Year round work

Work Location: In person

Aspen Waste Systems, Inc is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer