Job ID 2022-31924

Class 5 Courier Driver



13511 163 Street NW Edmonton, AB T5V 0B5


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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!



Are you a Class 5 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!






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?

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


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Summary: Reporting to the Warehouse Supervisor, the Courier Driver is responsible for transporting and delivering products from the distribution center to Gordon Food Service customers accurately and on time.


Location: Edmonton, AB

Shift: 5 x 8 hrs, Monday - Friday (Start time 5-8am)


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. 100-300 cases/shift)
  • Safely and professionally operate vehicle to transport goods and materials  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 5 license and 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 and a Background Check
  • A high school diploma is an asset
  • Previous experience in a similar role would be an asset

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.


Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer.

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.





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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.

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