Driver- Clark County "Las Vegas"
FreshPoint - Los Angeles, CA

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JOB TITLE: Driver FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Transportation/ Las Vegas / Clark County
REPORTS TO: Director of Transportation
DATE: January 2013

GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
This is a safety sensitive position, efficiently deliver produce to customers, rotate their coolers, process paperwork accurately, follow driver safety rules and provide professional customer service. Loading trucks, palletizing product and performing other duties at the request of management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
 Run routes efficiently, meeting or exceeding designated route times.
 Rotate coolers for customers in confined spaces.
 Call dispatch when customer does not receive their entire order (shorts).
 Handle company equipment properly, follow written driver safety rules, and perform pre-trip inspection.
 Follow all company policies, and safety rules and preferred work methods.
 Follow all traffic rules and regulations as governed by state and local laws.
 Report accidents and injuries including any damages to equipment and/or property immediately.
 Maintain neat and clean appearance at all times.
 Report immediately and moving violations received while driving either their own personal or company vehicle.
 Must have a positive attitude.
 Handle all customer complaints respectfully and professionally.
 Responsible for keeping company vehicle clean at the end of shift cab and box.
 Work overtime if required as requested.
 Perform other task as directed by Dispatch and/or Management.
 Good attendance and adherence to work schedule.
 Must have positive attitude.

Qualifications:
 Knowledge of Las Vegas area
 A valid Nevada Driver’s License (Class C or CDL A or B)
 No DUI/DWI within the last three years--maximum of four points on MVR.
 NO multiple DUI/DWI.
 Experience in handling money preferred
 Proven ability to interact with a variety of people and work with all levels within the organization, communicate verbally and in writing in English and perform simple arithmetic.
 Team player, self-motivated and able to work in a fast pace environment
 All DOT requirements met
 No more than {2} moving violations in the past three years and/or one DOT recordable.
 Proven ability to communicate effectively in a positive manner, follow through on directions and organize effectively to satisfy the customer’s needs.
 Basic produce or foodservice experience preferred.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. An individual should contact his or her supervisor or human resources department ig he or she believes that an accommodation is needed.

Education and/or Experience:
High school diploma or G.E.D. required.
One year route delivery experience or one year of verification commercial driving experience.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
 Frequent moving of product up to 50 lbs during the shift; infrequent moving up to 80 lbs.
 Must be able to climb on and off the box of the truck.
 Frequent bending, squatting, pushing, and pulling.
 Must be able to work in confined spaces.
 Must be able to withstand temperature variations, weather conditions.
 Be able to maneuver a two wheeler with up to 300 lbs., down a ramp and through other customer areas.
 Stand for extended periods of time, bend, stoop, reach, push, pull, squat, pivot body, and walk on uneven surfaces.
 Use hands to sweep and pick up debris.
 Handle and feel objects and/or equipment controls; reach with hands and arms.
 Must have the ability to drive, talk and hear; must be able to hear warning horns on moving machinery and equipment.
 Specific vision abilities required to perform this job include close and distance vision, depth perception, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
 Must exhibit a required level of endurance, energy, and strength to successfully perform position.
 Stacking product on hand truck and walking up and down ramp throughout day while controlling hand truck.

Work Environment:
Working outdoors; must be able to work in extreme temperatures ranging from extreme cold to extreme hot.

This Job Description is not an employment contract. The company reserves the right to change the job description and the job duties at any time without notice. I certify that I understand the job description, I possess the above qualifications, and that I can perform each of the above functions with or without an accommodation.

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