Job ID 2022-31107

Class 1 Transfer Driver

CA-BC-Sunshine Coast

Transportation

3300 Hillside Industrial Park Sunshine Coast, BC V0N 3A1

Full-time

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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!

 

At Gordon Food Service British Columbia Division Ltd., our continued focus on quality and exceptional service has made us one of Canada’s largest food service distributors for over 40 years.  Based out of Grand Rapids, Michigan and founded in 1897 Gordon Food Service is a successful, family-oriented company.  We are proud to offer our employees career advancement with training and comprehensive benefits.

 

 

  

 

 


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

 

Class 1 Transfer Driver Highlights:


Location:
Gibsons, BC 

Shifts: 5x8 floater; Night shift (start approx 5pm)

  • Competitive hourly rate of $28.28 per hour
  • Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug, and EFAP Benefits after 30 days of employment
  • Pay for performance incentive program after 3 months
  • FULL flex benefits program and company matching RRSP
  • Local routes --> guaranteed to be home every day!
  • Family culture and advancement opportunities

Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Transports loaded and empty Gordon Food Service trailers from Distribution Centres or from point-to-point via night transit in a timely manner;
  • Collaborates with the Manager and Lead Hands for work assignments, changes in assignment and on-time delivery performance of work assignments
  • Performs proper equipment maintenance, monitors refrigeration unit, and report maintenance issues and all physical damages
  • Completes driver check-ins as required
  • Maintains safe work and safe driving practices
  • Performs daily pre/post trip inspection of vehicles to include proper completion of paperwork and inspection forms, and entering route information into the computer system
  • Maintains accurate and complete required DOT and GFS logs daily
  • Adheres to the mission and cornerstone values and applicable practices of the organization
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

 

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Valid Class 1 driver’s license and a clean driver's abstract
  • Eligibility for bonding and transportation of dangerous goods (TDG) certification
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with ability to perform routine vehicle maintenance
  • High level of personal integrity and strong work ethic
  • Professional demeanor under stressful situations
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to lift up to 60 pounds
  • Must be able to work with little supervision; must be self-directed
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Nights availability

 

#GFSBCR

 

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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Benefits

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!

Working Here

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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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