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Truck Driver Positions Available! Weekends Off!

Company: Dollar General
Location: Haines City
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Details

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Company-Drivers are responsible for on time delivery of freight between Dollar General Distribution Centers, stores, and vendors. Responsible for hauling and unloading multi-stop freight to Dollar General Stores and also returning freight (as required) and rolltainers to the Distribution Center. Responsible for safely operating the vehicle and transporting all freight, which includes interstate and intrastate deliveries.


DUTIES and ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Transport store-delivery freight as well as store returns and backhauls over-the-road in a safe, efficient, and timely manner adhering to all Dollar General policies and state and federal regulations. 40%
Unload and reload freight and rolltainers at each delivery in a safe and efficient manner. 30%
This includes:
Rolling rolltainers off the trailer onto a lift gate and placing them into the backroom of the store;
Unloading individual boxes and/or totes as required and placing them in the backroom of the store;
Reloading return rolltainers and product onto the trailer and returning these items to the Distribution Center; and Safely securing all freight and rolltainers at each stop before sealing the trailer.
Provide professional customer service to all parties including store teams, backhaul vendors, and distribution employees. 10%
Complete all necessary paperwork and maintain records required under state and federal laws and regulations. 10%
Ensure operation of the vehicle is in compliance with all state and federal laws and regulations. 10%

KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS:

Available for routine overnight travel for extended periods of time
Available to work any day of the week (Monday Sunday)
Ability to squat, crouch and reach as needed to handle freight
Ability to enter and exit the vehicles cab numerous times each day
Ability to push and pull rolltainers weighing between 600 - 1,200 pounds
Ability to access and manually release fifth wheel lever and tandem pins, which requires horizontal pulling with a force of 100 pounds at a height of 44 inches and pulling with a force of 100 pounds at a height of 38 inches
Ability to occasionally lift, carry, or move freight weighing up to 50 pounds
Ability to install and remove tire chains, hook and unhook trailers, and secure freight
Ability to work in severe weather conditionsboth heat and cold
May be exposed to extreme heat and cold, including dry van trailers or refrigerator freezers and coolers for extended periods of time

Qualifications

WORK EXPERIENCE and/or EDUCATION:

High school diploma or equivalent preferred
Valid Class A Commercial Drivers License (CDL)
Six months previous tractor/trailer driving experience
Knowledge of all applicable Department of Transportation (DOT) Regulations and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
Meet all standards (medical, safety, etc.) required by the DOT, including any drug/alcohol test

Keywords: Dollar General, Lakeland , Truck Driver Positions Available! Weekends Off!, Other , Haines City, Florida

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