FOOD SERVICES OF AMERICA Delivery Driver-Yakima Area in Kent, Washington

Truck Driver – Local Delivery Driver, CDL class A driver's license required We are looking for a local delivery driver (truck driver) to join our expanding team. Class A CDL license, and clean driving record is required. This is a "on call" position and must be willing to work any day, any shift. This is a union position. Deliver merchandise, off-load items using hand-truck and truck ramp, with accompanying paperwork, to customers along a predetermined delivery route in a safe and efficient manner. Practice safety every step of the way. Guarantee satisfaction and value for our customers. Maintain the highest level of delivery accuracy by checking each product off invoice or delivery manifest or through the proper and consistent use of Driver Hand Held (if available) Contribute to work environment that fosters pride in being part of a winning team and promotes personal growth. Maintain personal productivity and quality standards. Follow systems and procedures outlined in the company policies and manuals and as set forth in our business practices. Complete all required documents pertaining to delivery, pick up, Federal Motor Carrier/DOT, food safety and inventory custody. Work with Credit Department on problems pertaining to all customer deliveries. Must be personable in working with customers relating to delivery or pickup problems. Advise Router or transportation supervisor of changes in routes to help achieve most profitable routes, i.e., stop sequence, special instructions, new or dropped accounts. Must be able to pay close attention to detail while constantly aware of the work surroundings when operating a vehicle. Other duties as assigned. STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE Coordinate with transportation supervisor(s) and router(s) to make necessary back-haul pickups. Remain flexible to restructure schedule as needed. Check each product off invoice or delivery manifest or scan all cases using hand held scanner (if available). Safely operate vehicle to and from destinations, adhering to all traffic laws. Safely load and unload delivery goods. Comply with all OSHA and Federal Motor Carrier/DOT safety requirements. Maintain vehicle in good working condition. Maintain vehicle in clean and fueled readiness condition. Report and call in all required repairs daily. High School Diploma or equivalent required. Clean driving record with a Class A CDL license. Doubles Endorsement and two years verifiable driving experience preferred. Minimum of two years ramp food experience preferred. The ability to lift 100 lbs. several times a day. Familiar with surrounding area and be able to read a map/guide. Excellent driving skills and knowledge of traffic laws. Requires knowledge of vehicle maintenance and operation. Able to read, write and communicate in English as it relates to the job and to the safety regulations Must be hard working and self motivated. Must pass all pre-employment screenings. Physical Frequent standing/walking during delivery activities, up to 2 miles daily. Frequent sitting throughout work shift up to 30 minutes at one time. Frequent lifting using both hands/arms, typical weights 10-60 lbs., occasionally up to 100 lbs. Frequent carrying of 10-75 lbs., occasionally up to 100 lbs., 3-4 feet from pallet to hand truck to off load area. Frequent push/pulling using both hands/arms, approximately 30-100 lbs. exertion, depending on weight of load on hand truck and whether climbing stairs. Fre