The Lowe Martin Group
  • 25-Sep-2017 to 24-Oct-2017 (PST)
  • Ottawa, ON, CAN
  • Full Time

Summary of Responsibilities:

The Driver drives the company van and truck for local and reasonable distance deliveries to specific destinations.  Specifically he/she is responsible for the following:

  • Drives truck, as assigned, to deliver goods to customer destinations
  • Loading and securing delivery goods onto truck(s) for safe transport
  • Preparing documentation assuring the proper paperwork is available and goods are signed for upon delivery
  • Uses GPS and/or reads and interprets maps and driving directions to plan the most efficient and effective routes for deliveries
  • Interacts with customers to obtain signatures, give receipts, etc.
  • Keeps regular daily driving records (i.e. mileage, trip details, gas receipts)
  • Observes speed limits and obeying all rules of the road and traffic signs
  • Performs simple vehicle maintenance (i.e. taking vehicle for inspections, filling tires with air, daily vehicle safety checks, etc.)
  • Informs supervisor of any vehicle, customer or product problems
  • Maintains assigned vehicle(s) clean inside and outside
  • Maintains regular telephone contact with Department or Manager/Supervisor to receive instructions (note: should observe Federal laws in doing so using Bluetooth while driving)
  • Safely operates equipment to load, unload, or disperse cargo or materials
  • Works in the Shipping area when no deliveries are required

Hours of work:  Monday to Friday, 2:30pm 11:00pm

Education/Experience:

  • 1 year previous experience in deliveries or a professional driving record related to deliveries
  • Completed secondary education and/or equivalent or relevant experience will be considered
  • Basic computer literacy required
  • Knowledge of Ottawa and surrounding area (i.e. ability to effectively navigate with GPS, map(s) and/or directions)
  • Basic French language skills an asset
  • Lift truck experience an asset

Abilities:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. on a repeated basis.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines with a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to seek and find information
  • Ability to work overtime when required is an asset
  • Must have and provide a clean driver abstract record obtained from the Ministry of Transportation

Knowledge:

  • Must be client service oriented
  • Numeracy/Basic math skills required
  • Excellent reading, writing and comprehension level in the English language
  • Job task planning and organizing skills
  • Good attitude and strong work ethic is essential
  • Problem solving, decision making and critical thinking skills are necessary

The Lowe-Martin Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.  Let us know how we can accommodate you to participate in the recruitment process.

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