• Transit Driver - Edmonton to Fort Nelson, B.C. route

    Requisition ID
    2018-8353
    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!

     

     

      

     

     

    Transit Driver

     

    Edmonton to Fort Nelson, B.C. Route

     

    Department: Transportation

     

    Shift & Hours: Will vary due to operational requirements.

      

    Must be willing  to spend overnight in Fort Nelson., B.C. Must be willing to rest in the truck sleeper

     

    90% driving, 10% unloading product.

     

     

    Summary: Reporting to the Transportation Supervisor, the Transit Driver is responsible for transporting empty or loaded Good Food Service trailers from distribution centers or from point-to-point while ensuring that all trailers are delivered safely, accurately and on time. This position shall operate equipment and demonstrate working knowledge of the tractor and trailer.

     

    DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responsible for transporting doubles/triples to various hubs throughout Alberta and B.C.
    • 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
    • Perform pre-trip and post-trip inspections
    • Keep cab and box of unit clean at all times
    • All other duties as required

     

    Required Skills & Qualifications:

    • Must have a valid Class 1 licence with a clean commercial drivers abstract
    • LCV Certification (extended length certification) would be an asset
    • Must be physically fit and able to perform 12-13 hour highway routes.
    • Must have strong communication and customer service skills
    • 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
    • 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: $27.35/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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