Delivery Route/Shuttle Driver, Baker City, OR
Food Services of America - Meridian, ID

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The Baker City Delivery Route/Shuttle Driver will be working from the Baker City Oregon area delivering routes and/or running shuttles from our Baker City domicile to our Meridian Warehouse as necessary. The shifts will have early morning dispatch times for the route drivers and evening dispatch for shuttle routes. Candidates must reside in or be willing to relocate to the immediate Baker City, Oregon area.

Responsibilities

Deliver merchandise, off-load items using hand-truck and truck ramp, with accompanying paperwork, to customers along a predetermined delivery route in a safe and efficient manner
Practice safety every step of the way
Guarantee satisfaction and value for our customers
Maintain the highest level of delivery accuracy by checking each product off invoice or delivery manifest or through the proper and consistent use of Driver Hand Held (if available)
Contribute to work environment that fosters pride in being part of a winning team and promotes personal growth
Maintain personal productivity and quality standards
Follow systems and procedures outlined in the company policies and manuals and as set forth in our business practices
Complete all required documents pertaining to delivery, pick up, Federal Motor Carrier/DOT, food safety and inventory custody
Work with Credit Department on problems pertaining to all customer deliveries
Must be personable in working with customers relating to delivery or pickup problems
Advise Router or transportation supervisor of changes in routes to help achieve most profitable routes, i.e., stop sequence, special instructions, new or dropped accounts
Must be able to pay close attention to detail while constantly aware of the work surroundings when operating a vehicle
Other duties as assigned

Standards of Performance
Coordinate with transportation supervisor(s) and router(s) to make necessary back-haul pickups
When running shuttle routes, must accurately and safely perform duties while hauling double/triple trailer sets
Remain flexible to restructure schedule as needed
Check each product off invoice or delivery manifest or scan all cases using hand held scanner (if available)
Safely operate vehicle to and from destinations, adhering to all traffic laws
Safely load and unload delivery goods
Comply with all OSHA and Federal Motor Carrier/DOT safety requirements
Maintain vehicle in good working conditions
Maintain vehicle in clean and fueled readiness condition
Report and call in all required repairs daily

Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent required
Clean driving record with a Class A CDL license with doubles endorsement
Two years driving experience preferred, one year continuous experience mandatory
Some ramp food/beverage delivery experience preferred
The ability to lift 100 lbs. several times a day
Familiar with surrounding area and be able to read a map/guide
Excellent driving skills and knowledge of traffic laws
Requires knowledge of vehicle maintenance and operation
Must be hard working and self motivated
Must pass all pre-employment screenings
Physical
Frequent standing/walking during delivery activities, up to 2 miles daily
Frequent sitting throughout work shift up to 30 minutes at one time
Frequent lifting using both hands/arms, typical weights 10-60 lbs., occasionally up to 100 lbs
Frequent carrying of 10-75 lbs., occasionally up to 100 lbs., 3-4 feet from pallet to hand truck to off load area
Frequent push/pulling using both hands/arms, approximately 30-100 lbs. exertion, depending on weight of load on hand truck and whether climbing stairs
Frequent bending/crouching/squatting at waist or knees during delivery
Frequent twisting waist/neck in normal range required while driving
Frequent climbing and balancing in and out of cab
Frequent use of feet in operation of foot pedals

Mental
Able to read/write and record data
Able to perform simple mathematical calculations
Able to work independently and exercise independent judgment in completing route
Constant awareness of work surroundings while driving
Close attention to detail

Work Conditions
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

  • Constantly over 80% time, Frequently 20-80% time and Occasionally under 20% of time
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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