Seasonal Truck Driver

St. David's Hydroponics Ltd - Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (30+ days ago)

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We are a large, well-established vegetable greenhouse in the Niagara area. We require a full time truck driver from approximately March to November.

Position Overview:

  • Transporting delicate produce carefully, with proper temperatures, to customers in both Canada & the United States.
  • Willing to do overnight trips as required.
  • Ensuring that product loads are secure, and properly accounted for.
  • Maintain compliance with all laws, regulations, and standards. Complete appropriate documentation and paperwork as required.
  • Follow all truck safety and truck maintenance rules & regulations.
  • Perform general physical activities to load, unload, sort and move shipments, either using material handling equipment or by hand.
  • Examine shipment contents and compare with records, such as manifests, invoices, or orders, to verify accuracy of shipment.
  • Pack, seal, and label materials to prepare for shipping.
  • Perform tasks in multi-temperature environments.
  • Neatness practice in all areas of company premises.
  • Must be able to cross the U.S. Border and follow proper procedures for crossing.
  • Perform all duties pertaining to staging and loading of outbound orders.
  • Ensuring proper information is recorded on all pick sheets to satisfy traceability requirements.
  • Random spot checks to assure quality of product prior to loading.

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Qualifications:

-DZ license with a clean abstract.

-3 years of driving experience.

-Able to drive in the United States.

-Excellent communication skills.

-Perform duties accurately & with attention to detail.

-Work well in busy, time sensitive environment.

-Forklift training and experience.

-Physically fit.

-Willing to work evenings & weekends.

Other:

-Position is hourly.

-Company is located in rural Niagara-On –The-Lake.

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter or by telephone (905) 988-5636, ext. 223.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. We sincerely thank everyone for applying.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $19.00 to $21.00 /hour