Shunter - Yard - 4X10 Thurs-Sun

Requisition ID:  178501 

Career Group:  Distribution Centre Careers 

Job Category:  Transportation 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Alberta  

City: Edmonton

Location: 0017 Edmonton RSC 

Postal Code: T5V 1E9 


Our family of 134,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  


A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawtons Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 


All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.

Ready to Make an impact?

The Shunter - Yard driver is responsible for trailer yard management in a busy yard.  Shunter - Yard will move empty and loaded trailers into doors and parking areas in a safe and expeditious manner. Actively contributes to a positive and productive working environment.

Here’s where you’ll be focusing:


4x10 Thursday to Sunday

  • THURSDAY 0900-1930 HRS

  • FRIDAY 0900-1930 HRS

  • SATURDAY 1000-2030 HRS

  • SUNDAY 1400-0030 HRS


  • • Pre-inspect truck
    • Ensure that the proper documentation is maintained
    • Maintain equipment and report any damages, necessary repairs, or malfunctions
    • Drive in a safe and respectful manner
    • Maintain good working relations with Dispatch and other drivers at all times through cooperative attitude
    • Exercise good driving manners and taking precautionary measures during inclement weather conditions
    • Follow the instructions outlined in the driver SOP and pay attention to detail
    • Maintain a clean and safe work environment as per company requirements
    • Responsible for all other duties assigned by manager

What you have to offer:

• Accuracy and attention to detail to ensure the case-count delivered corresponds with the order
• A proven track record of superior customer service skills

• Two to three years experience driving a Shunt Truck
• High School Graduate

• Retail support centre 
• Physical work including frequent bending, lifting, and reaching 
• Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time 
• Possible exposure to extreme temperatures 
• Alertness to other people and vehicles 
• Various shifts including evenings and weekends

We offer teammates competitive total compensation packages that will vary by role and location. Some websites share our job opportunities and may provide salary estimates without our knowledge. These estimates are based on similar jobs and postings for general comparison, but these numbers are not provided by or monitored for accuracy by our organization. We look forward to discussing the specific compensation details relevant to this role with candidates who are selected to move forward in the recruitment process.

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.


While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.

We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.