Job ID 2022-31809

Class 1 Delivery Driver

CA-BC-Kelowna

Transportation

2659 Norris Road Kelowna, BC V1X 7M1

Full-time

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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.

 

If this sounds appealing to you, we are currently hiring Delivery Service 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!



 

 

  

 

 


 

*** Retention BONUS! $1000 after completing 4 months, and $1000 after completing 8 months ($2000 total!) ***

 

Delivery Drivers get great incentives, home daily, RRSP matching and earn $30/hr++ after 3 months!

 

Enjoy Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug, and EFAP Benefits after 30 days of employment

 

 

Are you looking to be home every night of the week, get rewarded well for working hard and working safely?

 

Are you looking for a company with opportunities for benefits, career advancement and growth?

 

Come Join Our Team!

 

 

Location: Kelowna/Penticton/Castlegar, BC

 

Class 1 Position Highlights:

  • Competitive hourly rate for first 3 months ($28.28 per hour)
  • Shift: 4 x 10, dayshift start approx 5 am 
  • Pay for performance incentive program after 3 months
  • FULL flex benefits program and company matching RRSP
  • Local routes and guaranteed to be home every day!
  • Overtime Opportunities
  • Family culture and advancement opportunities

 

 

Skills, Knowledge and Ability Required:

  • Valid Class 1 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 lb)
  • Strong communication and customer service skills with English fluency
  • Previous professional driving experience is preferred
  • 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 - 800 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

We offer our employees:

  • Profit sharing, bonuses, and employee discounts
  • Company matched retirement plan
  • "Medical, Dental, Prescription Drugs, and EFAP Benefits after 30 days"

 

 

We're a company with integrity at its core.  We believe in treating each other with respect and working as a team to get things done right.  And because of this collaboration, we've created an atmosphere that's fun, supportive, and alive with energy!

 

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.

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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We take care of each other at Gordon Food Service. Employees love our competitive benefit plans, which include all the things you would expect and a few that you might not!

Get a quick glance at who we are and the impact you could have on the food service industry. There's a seat at our table for you!

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Be part of an amazing culture where what matters to you, matters to us!

Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce. To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.

Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, 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 talent@gfs.com and use the words “Accommodation Request” in your subject line. Please keep in mind this method is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability.

All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco-free.
Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.

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