• Delivery Driver, Class A CDL - Broussard

    Location US-LA-Broussard
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    Job ID
    2017-1315
    # Positions
    1
    Experience (Years)
    2
    Category
    Transportation - Drivers
  • Overview

    Doerle Food Service, LLC is an innovative, independent food service distributor with a diversified customer base, offering superior products and services at competitive prices with a dedication to quality customer service!  We have an immediate need for Delivery Drivers to operate bobtail and/or tractor trailer, sometimes long distances, over predetermined routes to transport packaged food and related products.  This position is a manual handling, labor intensive job loading and unloading products from vehicle onto customer's premises.  Considerable strength and endurance is required to safely and successfully perform this job due to the weight of merchandise and frequency it is handled.  Operates company vehicle in a professional manner.

    Responsibilities

     

    Applies knowledge of commercial driving regulations and skill in maneuvering vehicle in difficult situations, such as narrow passageways.  Inspects truck for condition. Maintains driver log according to DOT regulations.  May assist workers in loading vehicle.  Unloads products from vehicle upon reaching destination.  Cleans inside of truck or trailer.  May direct driver helper, if assigned one, to load or unload truck and carry merchandise.  Interacts with customers on daily basis while making deliveries to places of business.  Includes collection of money from customers, recording transactions, credits for returned products, listening to, resolving and reporting service or delivery complaints or problems to supervisor.  

    **Must be able to function as a Driver and Driver Helper**

    Qualifications

     

    Qualifications:

    Must be 21 years of age or older

    Class A CDL operator's license & good driving record required

    Ability to read & comprehend computer printouts and write legibly

    High School Diploma or GED/equivalent

    Complete DOT acceptable application for employment

    Successfully complete DOT required road test; DOT drug screen & physical

    General knowledge of highways and locations in LA, TX, MS & surrounding states where deliveries may be scheduled

    Ability to take direction & comprehend instructions; work well with others

    Know & obey all traffic regulations; be safe & conscientious driver; ability to drive bobtail and /or tractor-trailer

    Good communication skills needed for interactions with customers in making deliveries

    Able to lift up to 80 lbs.; average is 26 lbs. per case

    Able to tolerate cold temperatures ranging from 0 degrees to 100 degrees working in coolers & freezers in trailers, on company or customer premises

     

    This is a full-time opportunity with a benefits package that includes: medical, dental, disability, paid leave, 401k, and driver safety bonus!  Successful completion of post-offer background/MVR report and physical assessment required.

     

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