Job ID 2021-26784

Truck Driver

CA-NB-Fredericton

Transportation

1746 Hanwell Road Fredericton, NB E3A 0A1

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.

 

As a Delivery Service Driver for Gordon Food Service you can earn a top hourly wage! 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!

 

 

  

 

 


 

Class 1 Delivery Driver: FREDERICTON, NB

 

Shift: Monday to Friday - starting between 3:00 am and 5:00 am (varies per route) until the workload is complete - FULL TIME

 

Summary: Our Delivery Service Representatives 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 products to our customers

Must be flexible to work holidays

 

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 100 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 is preferred

- A high school diploma or equivalent is required

 

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



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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!

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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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