Job ID: R-25949
CA-Ontario -Barrie

Drivers

AZ Local Truck Driver

Full time

Barrie, Ontario

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Are you an AZ 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!

AZ Driver Position Highlights:

  • Pay: Starting at $28.76, Average $30-32/hr in first year!
  • Shift: Day Shift (3AM – 5AM Start time)

  • Location: Barrie, ON

  • Pay for performance incentive program after 3 months

  • 4 day work week with overtime opportunities (if applicable)

  • Medical, Dental, and Prescription Drug, and EFAP benefits after 30 days of employment

  • FULL flex benefits program and company matching RRSP

  • Local routes –> guaranteed to be home every day!

  • Family culture and advancement opportunities

  • Profit Sharing

Skills, Knowledge and Ability Required:

  • Valid AZ driver’s license with a clean commercial driver’s abstract

  • Physically fit and able to repeatedly lift, stack, pull and carry heavy items (up to 80 lbs)

  • Strong communication and customer service skills with English fluency

  • 1 year previous professional driving experience is required

  • Ability to work in a variety of weather, temperature and road conditions

Responsibilities Include:

  • Providing exceptional service to build and 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 – 1000 cases/shift)

  • Operating straight trucks or trailers safely and professionally to transport goods and materials over urban, short inter-urban and rural routes

  • Conducting routine pre/post-trip truck inspections and maintaining accurate records of delivery routes, temperature logs, count sheets and incident reporting

  • Performing product delivery verification at the customer location and maintaining customer invoices

  • Following health and safety and safe work procedures

DEPOT SPECIFIC JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

Please note that in addition to the above job description the following criteria are applicable for all of our depot specific positions:

  • Flexibility to cover other nearby Depots as required.  

  • Flexibility to cover nearby depots for both deliveries, and/or night transit routes for vacation or sick coverage as needed

  • Ability to work weekends is required

  • Availability to work a full 10-13 hour shift is required.

  • Understanding that hours fluctuate depending on weather business needs.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for the next step will be contacted.

Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to any enumerated or analogous grounds of discrimination, including race, religious beliefs, colour, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical disability, mental disability, age, ancestry, place of origin, marital status, source of income, family status, sexual orientation or status as a qualified individual with disability.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for the next stage will be contacted. Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people. All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to any enumerated or analogous grounds of discrimination, including race, religious beliefs, colour, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical disability, mental disability, age, ancestry, place of origin, marital status, source of income, family status, sexual orientation or status as a qualified individual with disability.

If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to talentcanada@gfs.com and use the words “Accommodation Request” in your subject line.

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