Class 1 Delivery Driver : Amherst, Nova Scotia Summary : 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.
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.