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Assistant Delivery Driver - Temporary Assignment

at Services Group of America

Posted: 6/26/2019
Job Status: Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 6423
Categories: Drivers
Keywords: driver, delivery

Job Description

  • Job ID
    2019-6423
    Job Location
    US-ID-Meridian
    Working Hours
    3am-2am, with some variation in schedule (ends 9/1/19)
  • Overview

    We are currently looking for a full-time, temporary Assistant Delivery Drivers who want to earn while you learn. This temporary assignment ends on 9/1/19. As a fast-growing foodservice distributor, Food Services of America treats our customers as the boss and our Associates as our most important resource. Apply Now and Join Our Temporary Team!

    Responsibilities

    • Train to accurately, safely, and efficiently deliver merchandise using hand-trucks, ramps and/or lift gates to customers on a predetermined delivery route. May include delivering products down stairs and in all types of weather.
    • Operate all working equipment safely and efficiently, including but not limited to hand truck, pallet jack, scanner and printer.
    • Provide the highest level of service and product integrity for every customer by safe and timely delivery of customer orders.
    • Deliver and stack merchandise on customer premises.
    • Accurately record delivery by verifying delivery of items with customers and obtaining proper signatures at the time of delivery.
    • Practice Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) guidelines to reduce risks for crashes, injuries and fatalities.
    • Utilize onboard computer to appropriately record mileage, hours of service and maintain driver log to adhere to state and federal Department of Transportation (DOT) guidelines.
    • Complete comprehensive pre-trip, en-route, and post-trip inspections and DVIRs.
    • Maintain legal weight limits and distributions.
    • Practice defensive driving skills and proper body mechanics to ensure safe driving and delivering practices.

    Qualifications

    Overall

    • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
    • Must be at least 18 years old.
    • Ability to read/write/record data and perform simple mathematical calculations.
    • Ability to work independently.
    • Build and maintain trusted relationships with all customers by providing face-to-face service with each delivery.
    • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English as it relates to the job and safety regulations is required.
    • Ability to pass a background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical abilities test is required.

    Physical

    • Frequent stand/walk during delivery activities.
    • Frequent sitting throughout work shift.
    • Frequent lifting and carrying of up to 50 lbs., occasionally up to 75 lbs., rarely up to 100 lbs., 3-4 feet from pallet to hand truck to off load area.
    • Frequent push/pulling using both hands/arms, to transport loaded hand truck up/down curbs and stairs.
    • Frequent steering and maneuvering gear controls and clutch to safely drive vehicle.
    • In truck cab, trailer, or customer location 80% of the time, exposure to outdoors during delivery 20% of the time.
    • Hazards include: moving vehicles, equipment, slippery surfaces, noise, exhaust fumes and exposure to various weather conditions during delivery activities.

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