• Class 1 Delivery Driver: Grande Prairie, AB

    Requisition ID
    2018-9485
    Job Location
    CA-AB-Grande Prairie
    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-owned company has a history of developing talented professionals, pursuing innovative ideas and building strong relationships.

     

    We are currently hiring Delivery 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: Grande Prairie, AB

     

    Department: Transportation

     

    Hours & Shifts: Starting around 4:00am 

                               Shift: 4x10s 

                               Availability - Monday to Saturday or per operational needs.   FULL TIME  

                                                      

    Current commercial driving abstract will be required and can be included with the resume during application.                                            

     

    Summary: Our Delivery Drivers 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 our products to the customers

     

    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 60 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 diploma is preferred
    • 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 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: $28.90/hour

     

    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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