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DZ Delivery Driver

Staalduinen Floral

This is a Part-time position in Stoney Creek, ON posted October 15, 2020.

Staalduinen Floral Ltd. processes & distributes an extensive line of cut flowers, flowering plants, cut greens, and floral supplies.  Staalduinen Floral has been a well-respected name in the floral industry for over 50 years with a reputation based upon being the foremost provider of high quality floral products, exceptional service and best-in-class order fulfillment. Position:* Delivery Driver – Overnight (DZ Class) Summary of Responsibilities:* Operate delivery vehicle in a safe and effective manner in order to minimize the risk of injury, property damage and loss of life** Follow MTO regulations and safety standards** Complete logs and reports** Adhere to Staalduinen policies and procedures** Deliver a wide variety of floral products to different addresses*** Load, unload, prepare, inspect and operate delivery vehicle*** Follow route and time schedule*** Collect payments*** Complete reports Knowledge & SkillsThe Delivery Driver is required to have, as a minimum, a valid or DZ  Class driver’s license and a clean abstract. The applicant must have proficient knowledge & skills in the following areas:* Knowledge of truck and equipment safety* Knowledge of MTO log rules & regulations and log book recording* Proven experience as a delivery driver* Minimum of 3 years of continuous truck driving experience driving as a DZ Class(insurance requirement)* Customer service experience preferred* Speaking, reading and writing proficiency in English Personal AttributesThe incumbent must demonstrate the following personal attributes:* Availability & flexibility to work varied hours* Honest and trustworthy* Possess cultural awareness and respect* Demonstrate sound work ethics and time management* Deal with customer, coworkers and the public in a positive, courteous and respectful manner Working Conditions* The Delivery Driver has a physically strenuous and demanding job.* He/she will be:** Climbing in and out of vehicle** Lifting of boxes up to 60 lbs** Lifting rear roll up door on Truck.** Climbing stairs** Operating and maneuvering a pallet truck** Moving floral carts (both full and empty) on and off the truck** He/she will have to work in all weather conditions   Hours* Hours vary based on the number of stops, current route and distance traveled.* Due to the nature of the floral industry, longer hours will be required around floral holidays1 to 2 overnight delivery runs per week and day runs available Compensation:* Flat rate for each overnight run* Benefits available to full-time employees after successful completion of three-month probationary period Job Location: Stoney Creek Other notes:* Clean Driver’s Abstract must be provided at the interview for submission to our insurance company* Training will be provided