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Commercial Delivery Truck Driver

This position is responsible for driving a company-owned commercial sleeper cab to safely and efficiently deliver/pickup products and materials.

Core Values

  • Respect: Respect coworkers, customers, vendors and self. Shows respect for processes and methods related to job functions and company.
  • Integrity: Demonstrates integrity in work, professional relationships, processes and methods related to job functions and company.
  • Excellence: Demonstrates excellence in all areas of work including processes methods, relationships and professionalism.
  • Innovation: Demonstrates innovative solutions in job functions, methods, ideas, devices and company.

Job Specific Responsibilities

  • Loads and unloads truck.
  • Ability to properly secure cargo
  • Verifies the contents of inventory loads against shipping papers.
  • Inspects loads to ensure it has been loaded correctly.
  • Drives truck to destination.
  • Inspects truck equipment and supplies and performs pre and post trip inspections.
  • Responsible for the condition of their vehicle.
  • Maintains driver logs according to regulations.
  • Driver must be in DOT Compliance at all times during employment.
  • Must maintain a clean driving record.
  • This job may require occasional overnight, out of town work for 2-3 days at a time.
  • Maintains truck appearance to highest standard. Ability to wash, wax, & vacuum.
  • Safely operate Teledyne forklift for unloading products/materials.
  • Regular attendance and timeliness.
  • Follows and complies with all company safety and security policies/procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions.

 

General Performance Responsibilities

  • Knowledge/Dependability: Understands principles, concepts, techniques and requirements necessary to accomplish job duties. Meets commitments, works independently, stays focused under pressure, accepts responsibility, handles change, and meets attendance requirements.
  • Quality of Work: Caliber of work produced is accurate, thorough, timely, and makes efficient use of resources. Has the ability to meet company requirements and standards.
  • Productivity: Accomplishes objectives by following assignments and self-initiated projects through to completion. Volume of work is acceptable considering existing job circumstances. Meets Deadlines for work completion.
  • Interpersonal Relations/Communication: Effective in producing and receiving verbal and written information. Effective in reporting and expressing ideas. Has the ability to relate favorably at all levels, is positive, courteous, and responsive.
  • Problem Solving & Analysis: Identifies and investigates to solve problems. Corrects issues or researches and makes suggestions for alternative solutions.
  • Process Improvement: Actively participates and offers ideas to improve work processes. Keeps up on trends and technology to improve productivity, save time, etc.
  • Adaptation Skills: Learns new job functions in a timely manner, adjusts to changing conditions, requirements, and multitasks.
  • Initiative & Motivation: Self-initiates actions to influence and achieve goals. Takes a proactive approach to setting professional and organizational goals.
  • Response to Supervision & Management: Proactively responds to supervisor’s instructions, training, and procedures.
  • Teamwork: Is flexible and assists others in accomplishing goals and projects through ideas and work processes.
  • Work Environment/Expense Control: Promotes mutual respect and supports safety programs. Uses equipment and materials effectively to minimize waste, and keeps workplace safe and clean. Suggests and/or implements innovations to achieve cost reduction and improve the efficiency of company operations.

Knowledge, Skill & Experience

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Commercial Class A Driver’s License required.
  • Clean Motor Vehicle Record.
  • Current DOT medical exam.
  • Knowledge and understanding of all DOT rules and regulations.
  • General knowledge of truck maintenance.
  • Minimum 1 year commercial truck driving experience.
  • Strong physical coordination skills.
  • Problem solving ability.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral communication skills.
  • Proficient written communication ability.
  • Able to complete work in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Observes safety and security procedures.
  • Able to consistently arrive to work and be on time.
  • Dependable

Responsibility & Authority

  • Equipment: Ensure reasonable care and use of company equipment.
  • Internal and External Business Contacts: Responsible for maintaining good relations among vendors, suppliers and other business contacts. May deal with matters that require confidentiality, tact and/or respectfulness.

Physical Description

  • Typical Working Conditions
    •  Warehouse environment.
    • Exposure to hazardous materials.
    • Exposure to natural temperature fluctuations.
    • Exposure to varying noise levels.
    • Exposure to air particulates.
    • High levels of equipment traffic.
    • Exposure to moving machinery.
    • Driving in various conditions (weather/traffic)
  • Equipment Used
    • Commercial sleeper tractor and trailers
  • Essential Physical Tasks
    • Must occasionally lift approximately 60 lbs.
    • Must sit/stand for extended periods of time.
    • Be able to secure load with straps

Please Note

FoxFarm Soil & Fertilizer Company is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to an alcohol and drug free work environment. Pre-employment drug screening is required. No phone calls please.

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