• LCV Transit/Delivery Driver: Watson Lake, Yukon

    Requisition ID
    2018-5865
    Job Location
    CA-YT-Watson Lake
    Job Category
    Transportation
  • 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.

     

     Take a look at these videos to learn more about who we are and what we do!

     

      

     

     

     

    LCV Transit/Delivery Driver Position: Watson Lake, Yukon

     

    Department: Transportation

    Hours & Shifts: Full time- Minimum 45hrs/week.  Start time: early morning 3 day 14 hour shifts or as per operational requirements.

     

    The candidate would reside in Watson Lake, Yukon area.

     

    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
    • Responsible for transporting doubles/triples to various hubs throughout Alberta and British Columbia, and the Yukon.
    • Responsible for the safe operation of assigned vehicles and compliance with all health & safety regulations.
    • Responsible for care of equipment, including tools, reflectors, flares, chains, etc
    • To maintain delivery schedules in accordance with established standards
    • To complete/submit all forms, reports, equipment inspections, receipts, etc. according to Gordon Food Service policies
    • To report to customers and shipping any time delayed during your assigned trip
    • Keep cab and box of unit clean at all times
    • 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 have LCV (extended length certification)
    • Must be physically fit and able to repeatedly lift, stack, pull and carry heavy items (up to 60 lbs)
    • Must be 18 years of age or older (required)
    • Must be physically fit and able to perform 13-14 hour highway routes.
    • 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
    • Due to highway and weather conditions it may be necessary to stay overnight.
    • Must pass a Road Test, Physical Abilities Test and a Background Check
    • Previous professional driving experience and a high school diploma is preferred

    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.

    Starting Wage: $33.25/hour

    Incentives available

     

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

     

       

     

    Visit our YouTube Channel for more videos about our company!

    Gordon Food Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer, with great benefits, RSP matching and profit sharing.

     

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