Food Services of America, Inc.

  • Delivery Driver - Gilroy, CA.

    Job ID
    2018-5889
    # Positions
    1
    Job Location
    US-CA-Gilroy
    Working Hours
    40+hours per week
  • Overview

    SSAh 2011

     

     

    CDL Class A Driver/Home Daily/Lift Gates and Electric Jacks/Assigned Equipment.

     

    Deliver to some of the most popular restaurant chains in the areas of San Jose, Morgan Hill, Watsonville, Salinas, Hollister, Los Banos, San Martin and Gilroy.

     

    Apply online at www.ssacareers.com

    Responsibilities

    • Accurately, safely, and efficiently deliver merchandise using hand-trucks, ramps and/or lift gates, and electrical delivery jacks to customers on a predetermined delivery route.
    • Operate all working equipment safely and efficiently.
    • Provide the highest level of service and product integrity for every customer by safe and timely delivery of customer orders.
    • Deliver and stack merchandise on customer premises.
    • Accurately record delivery by verifying delivery of items with customers and obtaining proper signatures at the time of delivery.
    • Practice Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) guidelines to reduce risks for crashes, injuries and fatalities.
    • Utilize onboard computer to appropriately record mileage, hours of service and maintain driver log and to adhere to all state Department of Transportation (DOT) guidelines.
    • Complete comprehensive pre-trip, en-route, and post-trip inspections and DVIRs.
    • Maintain legal weight limits and distributions.
    • Practice defensive driving skills and proper body mechanics to ensure safe driving and delivering practices.

    Qualifications

    Overall

    • Safe driving record with a CDL Class-A License is required.
    • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
    • Must be at least 21 years old.
    • Two years foodservice delivery experience preferred.
    • Two years verifiable driving experience preferred.
    • Ability to read/write/record data and perform simple mathematical calculations.
    • Ability to work independently.
    • Build and maintain trusted relationships with all customers by providing face-to-face service with each delivery.
    • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English as it relates to the job and safety regulations is required.
    • Must be able to work nights, weekends and holidays.
    • Ability to pass a background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical abilities test is required.

    Physical

    • Frequent stand/walk during delivery activities.  
    • Frequent sitting throughout work shift.  
    • Frequent lifting and carrying of up to 30 lbs., occasionally up to 50 lbs., and rarely up to 75 lbs., 3-4 feet from pallet to hand truck to off load area.
    • Frequent push/pulling using both hands/arms, to transport loaded hand truck up/down curbs and stairs.
    • Frequent steering and maneuvering gear controls and clutch to safely drive vehicle.
    • 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.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled.

     

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    Occasionally 6-33%

    Frequently 34-66%

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