• Class 1 Delivery Driver (avg. $21.97/hr after 1 year) BERWICK NS

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  • Are you a Class 1 Driver who is physically fit, enjoys delivering excellent customer service, and working with a great team? Do you like being able to come home at the end of your shift and are you ready for a new challenge? If so, Gordon Food Service could be the place for you.


    As one of the largest privately held foodservice distributors in North America, our family business has a history of developing talented professionals, pursuing innovative ideas and building strong relationships.


    After one year as a Delivery Service Driver for Gordon Food Service you can earn a base salary of $21.97/hour. If this sounds appealing to you, we are currently hiring Delivery Service Drivers to operate company owned vehicles and deliver food service products to our awesome customers. Take a look at these videos to learn more about who we are and what we do







    Class 1 Delivery Driver: Berwick, Nova Scotia


    Shift: Monday to Friday - starting between 4:00 am and 6:00 am (varies per route) until the workload is complete - FULL TIME


    Summary: Our Delivery Service Representatives have the unique opportunity to present the Gordon Food Service brand and service to our customers through courteous, on-time, and accurate deliveries.


    Not your typical driving job:

    30% of the shift is spent driving/operating company owned vehicles

    70% of the shift is spent unloading and delivering products to our customers

    Must be flexible to work holidays


    Duties & Responsibilities:

    - Providing exceptional service to build/maintain quality customer relationships

    - Manually sorting and unloading food products and hand-wheeling them into the customer locations with the use of ramps and occasionally stairs (approx. 600-800 cases/shift)

    - Safely and professionally operate straight trucks or trailers to transport goods and materials over urban, short inter-urban and rural routes according to provincial road regulations.

    - Conduct routine truck inspections (pre/post trip) and maintain accurate records of delivery routes, temperature logs, count sheets and incident reporting

    - Perform product delivery verification at customer location and maintain customer invoices

    - Follow all GFS Canada policies and procedures including all health & safety regulations

    - Must be able to maintain composure/professionalism in high-pressure situations

    - All other duties as required


    Required Skills & Qualifications:

    - Must have a valid Class 1 or Class A license with a clean commercial drivers abstract

    - Must be physically fit and able to repeatedly lift, stack, pull and carry heavy items (up to 100 lbs)

    - Must be 18 years of age or older (required)

    - Must have strong communication and customer service skills (able to read, write and speak English)

    - Must be self-motivated and have the ability to work with minimum supervision

    - Must demonstrate a proven record of consistent on-time attendance

    - Must pass a Road Test, Physical Abilities Test and a Background Check

    - Previous professional driving experience is preferred

    - A high school diploma or equivalent is required


    Working Conditions:

    - Must be able to work in a variety of weather and temperature ranges (including being able to safely operate the equipment during poor road and driving conditions)

    - Must be able to handle all types of food products including fresh: seafood, beef, pork, produce, nuts, spices, milk, eggs, etc.

    - Steel toe (CSA approved) footwear is required at all times


    Watch these videos for even more information about Gordon Food Service!





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