• Administrative Support /Clerk: Edmonton, AB

    Requisition ID
    2018-6924
    Job Location
    CA-AB-EDMONTON
    Job Category
    Transportation
  • Are you looking for a new opportunity with a strong and stable company? Do you want the opportunity for excellence and advancement in your career? 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.

     

    We are seeking great people looking for professional and personal growth. If you are interested in joining an innovative, supportive, values-driven company, we invite you to consider a career with Gordon Food Service. Take a look at these videos to learn more about who we are and what we do!

     

     

      

     

     

    Transportation Clerk: Edmonton, AB

     

    Department: Transportation

     

    Hours & Shifts: 4x10 hour shifts 8am - 6pm Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday or as per occupational requirements Full time

     

    Summary: Reporting to the Transportation Supervisor Administrator, the Transportation Clerk is responsible for completing administrative duties within the transportation department. This position shall assist with customer service, reporting and all other clerical duties as they are assigned.

     

    SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES:

    • Communication – Communicate with customers and/or team members to determine scheduled assignments, delivery changes and customer needs.
    • Driving and Delivery - Responsible for liaising with Delivery Service Representatives, Transportation Supervisors and Customers. Coordinate and dispatch transportation vehicles in the most efficient manner for routing. Arrange for vendor pickups and courier shipments.
    • Customer Service - Strive to create positive internal and external relationships while encouraging strong customer service. Identify needs and follow through on requests. Report and/or resolve any challenges that were encountered.
    • Reporting – Ensure that all required transportation tracking and reporting is completed accurately (Drivers daily performance, productivity based reporting, etc.).
    • Administration - Ensure that all required paperwork and record keeping are up-to-date and accurate as well as in compliance with governmental requirement. Update any communication boards for team members. Provide coverage for Transportation Supervisor Administrator if necessary.
    • Other duties as may be assigned, from time-to-time by Immediate Supervisor.

     

    MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCES:

    • 2 years administrative experience is an asset
    • Customer service experience
    • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and online Google applications

    Any equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform these job duties will be considered.

     

    CORE COMPETENCIES:

    • Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; talks and acts with customers in mind.
    • Timely Decision Making: Makes decisions in a timely manner; sometimes with incomplete information and under tight deadlines and pressure; able to make a quick decision.
    • Process Management: Good at figuring out the processes necessary to get things done; knows how to organize people and activities; understands how to separate and combine tasks into efficient work flow; knows what to measure and how to measure it; gets more out of less
    • Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

    Starting Wage: $18.80/hour

     

     

    Watch this video 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.

     

    Alberta

     

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