Professional Produce Driver

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Job Description: 

The Professional Produce Driver is responsible for the transport and delivery of products. Professional Produce Drivers are expected to be well presented in company uniforms, drive safely obeying all traffic laws maintain product integrity.  

Responsibilities & Duties: 
  • Drive trucks with capacities greater than 3 tons, including tractor-trailer combinations (if a Class A driver), to transport and deliver products.
  • Perform inspections on trucks before loading goods.
  • Report any equipment in the truck inoperable or missing.
  • Monitor loading and unloading of goods.
  • Inventory and inspect goods to be moved to determine quantities and conditions.
  • Ensure that cargo is well secured.
  • Pickup and deliver goods as required.
  • Maintains radio or telephone contact with dispatch or supervisor to receive instructions or be dispatched to new location.
  • Assist warehouse staff as required.
  • Clean trucks daily as required
  • Maintain a log of their activities, condition of the vehicle and any cases of accidents, document and report the facts.
  • At the end of shift handover records of deliveries, pick-ups, daily reports, mechanical problems, etc.
Requirements: 
  • Must be 21 years of age.
  • Competent driving skills and an acceptable driving record.
  • Valid California Driver’s License – Class A or B as required.
  • High School Education preferred.
  • Should be able to read and speak English.
  • Must have 20/40 vision (with or without glasses).
  • Knowledge of Bobtails and Tractor Trailer Trucks as well as reefer units.
  • Basic mechanical knowledge.
  • Knowledge and understanding of GPS technology.
  • Knowledge of state transport regulations.
  • Mandatory random drug and alcohol testing.

Physical Demands:

  • Required to stand or drive for long periods of time
  • May involve some repetitive motions
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
  • May also engage in frequent bending, stooping, squatting, pushing and pulling.
  • Do to the open environment of the warehouse, must be able to work in various weather and temperature conditions to include extreme heat, humidity and cold.

Our company is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.