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Truck Driver - Full-Time (Temporary)

FULL-TIME DRIVER (temporary 6-month placement)

Overview

The Truck Driver will deliver customer orders or pick up merchandise by operating the company vehicles in a safe and expeditious manner. Actively contributes to a positive and productive working environment.

Job Description

  • • Pre-inspect truck
    • Complete manifest/ log book
    • Ensure that the proper documentation is maintained
    • Maintain equipment and report any damages, necessary repairs, or malfunctions
    • Drive transport truck or straight truck in a safe and respectful manner
    • Ensure merchandise loaded in vehicle is stowed in a safe and damage-free manner
    • Unload trailer at stores
    • Ensure case-count delivered corresponds with order, pick up credit, or damaged product
    • Maintain good working relations with customers at all times through cooperative attitude and well-groomed appearance
    • 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

Job Requirements

• 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 tractor-trailer and/ or straight truck
• High School Graduate
• Class “A” or Class “D” Driver’s License

• Retail support centre 
• Physical work including frequent bending, lifting, and reaching 
• Occasionally lift over 88 lbs 
• Two person lift required for weights exceeding 50 lbs 
• 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

Hourly rates have an opportunity to grow with wage progressions. Group benefits and pension programs are available after 6 months.

Sobeys appreciates the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.