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Local Night Driver with a CDL A w/ Tanker Endorsement

Posted on: April 3rd, 2023

Company: Evergreen Grease Services


State: Michigan

Salary: $75000.00

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Title: GRAND RAPIDS, MI Local Night Driver with a CDL A w/ Tanker Endorsement 

Job Status: Full-Time  

Reports To: Driver Manager 

Work Schedule: Typically, Sunday – Thursday Night (Between 11pm-7am) EST 

FLSA Status: Exempt  

Job Located: Grand Rapids, MI 

Company: Evergreen Grease Service, Inc 1445 Enterprise Ave, Adrian, MI 49221 

Pay: Starts at $75,000 ($1442 weekly) Salary  


About Us: Evergreen has been proud to be a leader in the used cooking oil and grease recycling industry for over 25 years. It all began with our first facility in Adrian, Michigan. We strive to provide prompt and reliable service, use cooking oil recycling expertise, and a commitment to serving our communities. The used cooking oil, along with other Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOG), are brought to our facilities for processing into feedstocks that can be used for renewable fuels production like biodiesel, a renewable, clean-burning diesel fuel alternative. Evergreen offers bundled services to our customers for convenience: Used Cooking Oil Collection, Industrial Byproduct Waste Management, Grease Trap Service, Interceptor Cleaning, Pressure Washing, and Line Jetting. 

Summary: We are looking for a Grease Route Driver with a CDL A to join our team! The Grease Route Driver is responsible for the operation of a grease collection truck to collect cooking oil while providing quality service to our customers. See details below for more information.  

Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. 

  • Attendance at all safety meetings required; may be asked to serve on the Safety Committee. 
  • Maintain excellent customer relations by presenting professional appearance and attitude. 
  • Responsible for completing all company required paperwork in accordance with company policies and procedures (route tickets, driver vehicle inspection reports, vehicle safety checks, accident reports, mileage reports, service forms, etc.). 
  • Reports any equipment malfunctions and/or concerns to assigned Dispatcher.  
  • Knowledge of auxiliary pumps for loading and unloading vehicles and using spill kits and fire extinguishers. 
  • Operates semi-truck with a trailer according to Company policies and state/federal laws.  
  • Transports load over required route to proper destination, observing all traffic laws and safety regulations. 
  • Pump or load grease containers; ensure cleanliness of container and surrounding area; returns container with screen and lock secured; notes any damages to container or corral area; properly completes route ticket with customer signature. 
  • Chocks rear wheels of truck and trailer before any unloading takes place. Removes chocks before driving away from delivery. 
  • Maintains vehicle cleanliness and replaces gaskets, hoses, and other related articles, as necessary. 
  • Loads and unloads tanker with liquid products adhering to all Company and Governmental regulations.  
  • Conducts all safety checks and inspections of vehicles; operates vehicles under state, federal, local regulations and in accordance with company policy and procedures; observes all company safety rules.  
  • Maintains miscellaneous vehicle service duties such as checking daily oil, water, fuel, tires, and tank related items. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • High school or GED 
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience operating similar vehicle to grease route truck. 
  • Prior route experience within a customer-oriented environment preferred. 
  • Works well with others in a team environment. 
  • Dependable; reliable; ability to workdays (Between 7am-9pm) and/or weekends (Occasional Overtime) as needed. 
  • Knowledge of safe operation of a commercial motor vehicle and general maintenance. 
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.  
  • Ability to speak and communicate using devices supplied by the Company.  
  • Able to read and speak English sufficiently to converse with public, understand highway traffic signs and signals in English, respond to official inquiries and make entries on reports and records. 
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. 

Specialized Requirements:  

  • Must be 23 years of age with clean MVR (Insurance requirement). 
  • Valid Commercial Driver’s license Class A with a tanker endorsement. 
  • Current MVR detailing driving record within Company standards (No accidents /moving violations within the last 5 years)  
  • Meet Department of Transportation physical and medical requirements. 
  • Pass substance abuse screening as required by DOT/Company Policy  
  • Must accept Evergreen’s Drug and Alcohol Request on Clearinghouse website.  
  • Agree to random substance abuse screening as required by DOT/Company Policy.  
  • Pass Background check as required by DOT/Company Policy. (No violence/sexual crimes on background within the last 7 years) 
  • Will need to register on 
  • Must possess a high degree of attention and considerable dexterity in the control of a tractor trailer/bobtail to prevent damage to property and vehicle equipment. 

Physical Demands:  

  • Constantly required to sit, walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crawl, and crouch. 
  • Vision: Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. 
  • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls 
  • Regularly required reach with hands and arms 
  • Constantly required to walk, stand, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crawl, and crouch 
  • Regularly lift and/or move hoses and fittings that weigh up to 50 pounds 
  • Climb steps and ladders 
  • Frequently Lifts/push/pull/ carries up to 50 pounds 
  • Pushing/pulling a maximum force of 75 pounds 
  • Safe Lifting criteria: Floor to knuckle 50 pounds, Shoulder to overhead 50 pounds  
  • Required to sit in a tractor cab for extended periods of time 

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Job functions will be carried out in a commercial motor vehicle, customer locations, and plant environment. While performing the duties of this job, the team member occasionally works in high, precarious places; in outside weather conditions; and is occasionally exposed to odors or airborne particles, and extreme cold. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  

Position Dimensions: 

Number of Employees Supervised – N/A  

Budgetary Responsibilities – No  

Revenue Generating Responsibility – No  

Inventory/Company Assets – Yes (Tablet/Work Phone) 



  • Home Daily 
  • $5,000 Sign-on Bonus (paid quarterly, paid out each quarter at $250 per quarter) 
  • Paid training & orientation 
  • Safety Bonus paid Quarterly 
  • Weekly Payroll – Direct Deposit 
  • Medical, Prescription, & Dental Insurance 
  • 401K 
  • CDL License Reimbursement 
  • Uniforms 
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) Program 

Evergreen is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or, protected veteran status. EEO is the Law.

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