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School Route Driver (class B)

Company: Dairy Farmers of America
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

T.G. Lee Dairy has immediate job openings for dependable School Route Driver to Operate a delivery truck (e.g., straight truck, pup truck) safely and efficiently and manually unload/deliver various dairy products to customer locations on an assigned route schedule. Build relationships with customers and become familiar with their operations to meet needs and expectations,
OUR SCHOOL ROUTE DRIVERS FOR THIS POSITION CAN MAKE UP TO:
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$23.50 per hour
SCHEDULE:
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Monday-Friday - 4:00 am start time until route is complete - Saturday and Sundays off
BENEFITS:
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401(k) with company contribution* *
Competitive pay *
All non-CDL delivery drivers have daily routes and are home nightly *
Paid vacation and holidays* *
Career growth opportunities - we promote from within! *
Comprehensive healthcare benefits *
Service recognition and employee rewards *
Employee referral program *
Tuition reimbursement* *
Uniforms provided *
Work for dairy farm families
* varies by company
T.G. Lee Dairy is a farmer-owned brand of Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a dairy marketing cooperative owned by more than 12,500 family farmers. Our mark matters and it represents the wholesomeness of dairy that we share with our communities and loved ones. DFA manufactures a variety of dairy products, including cheese, butter, fluid milk, ice cream, dairy ingredients and more, under well-known and established regional brands. Our fingerprints touch thousands of brands across the marketplace, and we're passionate about delivering the simple pleasures of dairy to people everywhere, straight from our family farm-owners.
RESPONSABILITIES:
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Operate a commercial motor vehicle in compliance with DOT and DFA rules, regulations and policies adhering to all safety practices *
Deliver pre-ordered or unscheduled (special orders) products to customers (schools, grocery stores, nursing homes, etc.) according to route schedule and customer delivery expectations (e.g., put deliveries inside coolers and walk-ins) in a safe and timely manner *
Follow designated routes and schedules unless otherwise directed by supervisory personnel. Report delivery delays to management due to road conditions, accidents or breakdowns *
Based on route design, load and unload product as required at designated stops (manually with hook, 2-wheel cart and/or pallet jack); may include stocking, rotating, and/or ordering of product (varies from route to route) *
Provide merchandising support based on customer requirements and promote the addition and sales of new products if appropriate *
Communicate effectively and maintain good relations with customers, resolve customer complaints, and report any problems to the driver supervisor or manager *
Ensure and/or perform proper maintenance on assigned vehicles and equipment used (tires, fuel, oil check, etc.) and maintain a clean vehicle *
Ensure load is properly secured prior to travel and at each stop and make adjustments when needed *
Complete all daily paperwork fully and correctly each day. Complete DOT and customer paperwork including delivery tickets, pre and post trip inspections, driver logs, trip records, and vehicle service reports
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Submit all customer paperwork and deposits daily, including invoices, load orders, and handheld reports *
Ensure sufficient route inventory levels to meet customer demands while adhering to account inventory control and company distribution procedures, document condition of freight before departure *
Attend all driver workshops and training sessions *
Use company supported applications or systems properly *
Always represent DFA positively and professionally during interactions with customers or other individuals *
The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Other duties may be assigned as required
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High School Diploma or equivalent *
Up to 2 years of experience driving a delivery truck (straight truck, pup truck) within the last 5 years preferred *
Must meet minimum age requirements *
Must meet DFA requirements for Motor Vehicle Records *
Must meet all DOT requirements *
Certification and/or License - valid Class B/Class B with Air Brake CDL *
Knowledge of DOT procedures, rules, and requirements *
Skill in proficient computer usage *
Skill with math for calculating load size and recording accurate volume/weight measurements *
Able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
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Able to contribute to the positive performance behaviors through personal example *
Able to be proactive in seeking solutions and taking appropriate steps to solve problems *
Able to work in collaboration effectively and foster good teamwork *
Able to be punctual, follow directions, and meet deadlines *
Able to interpret and apply company policies *
Able to adapt and manage to change effectively *
Able to perform task and duties with minimal supervision *
Able to take initiative in performing job
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Good organization and record keeping skills
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Must be able to read, write and speak English
An Equal Opportunity EmployerEqual Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: Dairy Farmers of America, Melbourne , School Route Driver (class B), Professions , Melbourne, Florida

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