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Truck Driver - Class A (Local Routes/Home Daily) - Union Pension + $2K Sign-On Incentive - NorCal Produce

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136116 Requisition #

As a company critical to the needs of everyday people, we are remaining open despite the ongoing situation with COVID-19 and are looking to hire people just like YOU to help keep America fed and stocked with supplies.

 

Join our amazing team at our NorCal Produce Distribution Center! 

 

  • Starting pay of $23.97, with yearly increases up to $29.20!!!
  • $2,000 Sign On Bonus
  • Pension of $2.20/hour!!
 
Benefits:
  • Comprehensive benefits including Pension, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Life & Disability, and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Annual safety incentive programs
  • Local and regional route options
  • 90% of deliveries are dock stops
  • 4 or 5 day dispatch cycles
  • Short replacement cycles for our state-of-the-art fleet
  • On-board satellite communications with paperless logs and trip reports
  • Private transportation company, not for hire

 

Job Responsibilities

The essential functions and basic duties of the CDL Driver are to perform pre and post trip inspection of their vehicle utilizing knowledge of safe and effective loading and handling procedures. As a Delivery Driver, you are also responsible for delivering and unloading products, reviewing paperwork for completeness and accuracy, checking orders for correct number of boxes, correcting addresses and support documentation, completing time cards, entering trip data into on-board computer, and completing paper logs if necessary.

 

  • Complying with FMCSA regulations
  • Delivering and unloading products utilizing equipment, including tractor trailer, ramps, lift gates, pallet jacks, load bars, and other devices which assist delivery
  • Operating vehicle safely within UNFI guidelines minimizing accidents, traffic violations, and complaints from the public
  • Reporting any accident immediately to the Transportation Manager/Department
  • Keeping vehicles well maintained, safe, and secure; reporting any defects promptly using DCVR form
  • Picking up supplies and back hauls from vendors while completing related paperwork
  • Addressing and resolving customer problems as appropriate
  • Ensuring customer orders arrive in quality condition and correspond precisely to the initial order
  • Communicating professionally with customers and vendors

 

Job Requirements

 

As a Delivery Driver, you must have solid understanding of receiving and shipping functions and display good time management, computer, and math skills. It is also important that you have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Our successful drivers require specific certifications, knowledge, and experience as outlined below:

  • Valid medical card as prescribed by the Federal Motor Carrier Administration and a valid state specific Commercial Driver’s License (Class A and CDL Drivers require respective licensing)
  • Ability to pass a written exam and road test
  • Basic knowledge of Department of Transportation (DOT) law and mandates and understanding of UNFI’s safety standards
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender, identity or expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UNFI is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment for all. - M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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