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Delivery Route Driver

Location: Palmetto
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Choice Pet Products, a growing distributor leader of high-quality pet food products and toys located in Palmetto, FL, is looking for a Delivery Driver preferably with 1+ years of delivery experience in route driving. You should be adept in the full delivery process, including good communication to allow resolution of customer inquiries and requests. We offer a 4-day extended hour work week, great training, a loyal base of customers, and the support of management to drive positive relations with customers.

Job Responsibilities

  • Delivers high-quality products to our customers in a safe, courteous, and timely manner.
  • Inspects delivery vehicles and ensures the safety and security of the loading and unloading process.
  • Loading & unloading freight at shipping and receiving locations dock using common warehouse tools (manual pallet jack, two-wheel dolly, etc.)
  • Establishes and maintains outstanding relations with delivery customers.
  • Reviews and verifies invoices and packing lists to ensure accuracy.
  • Determines placement of merchandise, follows safety and lifting protocols during deliveries, and conducts safety reviews.
  • Maintains delivery logs and records.

Work Hours & Benefits

  • Pay Range $18 - $25 per hour depending on driving experience and qualifications / certifications
  • Opportunity for a $1,000 bonus after six (6) months of employment
  • Drivers typical work week will consist of four (4) days of extended hour operation Tuesday Friday with occasional Saturday deliveries for special circumstances.
  • Typical day begins at 7:00 AM with extended hours during the week depending on routing and delivery distances. Ability to flex schedule as needs arise is a critical component for success. Overtime may be required from time to time.
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Eligible for Medical / Dental benefits
  • Historical record of annual company profit-sharing

Opportunity to purchase company offered products at reduced prices

Delivery Driver Qualifications / Skills

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability and willingness to operate standard material handling equipment
  • Ability to use GPS for route determination and adherence
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds regularly for loading / unloading
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team

Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Valid drivers license
  • Air brake certification preferred (will be required for job performance)
  • Clean driving record
  • CDL preferred

  • Must be willing to work in a pet friendly environment

Keywords: ENCOMPASS PET GROUP LLC, Largo , Delivery Route Driver, Other , Palmetto, Florida

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