Job Posting

Delivery Driver

Posted: July 7, 2014

Expiring: July 31, 2014

Last Updated: July 18, 2014

Salary: $15.00/Hourly

Job Type: Part-Time, Permanent

Language: English

Start Date of Employment (Approx.): As soon as possible

Minimum Education: High School

Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: Delivery and Courier Service Drivers (7414)

NOC Job Title: Delivery Driver

Job Number: 156146


Job Location(s)

13931 Bridgeport Road
Richmond, British Columbia
V6V 1J6 Canada

Job Description

IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to a technical error, applications sent to HR@dovreimport.com before July 17th were not received by our HR department.  The error has now been corrected and we would kindly ask anyone who submitted prior to July 17th to please resubmit their cover letter and resume and accept our apologies for this inconvenience. Thank you.

Dovre Import & Export, established in 1937 by Baard Hagen (founder of Hagen Travel), is a thriving importer and distributor of over 1,200 specialty food products from across Canada and around the world. Please visit www.dovreimport.com

We empower our team with training and industry-leading best practices to ensure they continuously build upon their skill-sets and remain challenged. While we work hard, we also acknowledge the need for work-life balance by providing a flexible and social environment. Our employees enjoy:

• Comprehensive Medical and Dental Benefits
• Foods Allowance
• Off-site social events

We have an immediate opening for a delivery driver based out of our Warehouse/Distribution centre in Richmond, BC.  The primary vehicle assigned to this position is a refrigerated cube van, however, the position will also provide driving coverage to the 3 and 5 ton delivery vehicles as required.

POSITION:  DELIVERY DRIVER
SCHEDULE: TUESDAY – FRIDAY (scheduled days may vary slightly week to week)
HOURS: APPROX 28-35 HRS PER WEEK (hours may vary slightly between 7:00am and 5:00pm)
WAGE: $15.00 / hr to start (benefits & food allowance after 3 months)
START DATE: ASAP

ACCOUNTABILITIES:
• Planning of delivery routes based on assigned customer orders and/or product pick-ups
• Safe and efficient loading of vehicle
• Safe and clean operation of vehicle
• Execution of deliveries within lower mainland in an efficient and professional manner
• Resolve or address any customer service issues as they arise
• Immediately communicate any service failures to office
• Ensure all paperwork is properly completed, organized and submitted to office at end of shift
• Assist with order picking
• Back up delivery driver (3 ton and 5 ton vehicles)
• General warehouse duties

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Outstanding customer service and verbal communication skills
• Strong working knowledge of Lower Mainland
• Positive attitude and high energy level
• Strong attention to detail and accuracy in paperwork
• Willingness to learn and improve
• Must be extremely reliable and dependable
• Ability to comfortably lift up to 50 lbs
• Class 5 BC Drivers License (Air Brake endorsement preferred)
• Clean Driving Record (Drivers abstract required)
• CSA Grade 1 protective footwear required

Delivery experience with a food distribution company would be ideal. 

Please apply by sending us a resume and cover letter. No phone calls please.  Because of the volume of applicants, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


How to Apply

Expiring: July 31, 2014