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DZ Truck Driver- Weekends

Date Posted:

January 11th, 2022

Salary:

Dowler-Karn Limited places great importance in serving our employees and does so by offering competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits package and a driver performance incentive plan which provides a benefit up to $2,000 annually!  

Driver pay starts at $24.74 per hour; weekend drivers enjoy a shift premium of $2.50 per hr.

Location:

St.Thomas

Job Id:

MFS427 (AD)

Employment Type:

Permanent Job Postings

Category Type:

Full Time

Application Deadline:

2022-01-24

Education Requirements:

How to Apply:

To Apply:

Interested applicants are directed to submit their resume and covering letter via email to hr@dowlerkarn.com.  Please reference, “YOUR NAME - St. Thomas Weekend Driver”.  Applicants are required to provide a clean CVOR and driver’s abstract.  The deadline for consideration is 9:00 am, Monday, January 24, 2022.

As a successful family run business that has been in operation for over 75 years, Dowler-Karn operates based on its core values of service, integrity, and community responsibility.

Dowler-Karn is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs throughout all parts of the hiring process.

Please note that only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

COVID19 considerations- Due to one of our customer’s COVID19 vaccination policy requirement for visitors, this position will require proof of full vaccination for COVID19 (+14 days post 2nd dose vaccination) or provide documentation for a medical exemption or other protected ground under applicable human rights legislation.

DESCRIPTION

Dowler-Karn Limited, a leading Southwestern Ontario propane and fuel distributor, has an immediate opening for a permanent, fulltime Tandem Delivery Driver for its St. Thomas branch.  This position will be regularly scheduled for weekends. 

Reporting to the Branch Manager, the successful candidate is responsible for the safe and timely delivery of propane and petroleum products to our customers.   The successful applicant must be willing to work three 12-hour shifts weekly, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday and be flexible in shift start / finish times.  Overtime will be required as needed to meet operational requirements. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Must have a valid, clean and current Ontario DZ driver’s license with Air Brake endorsement.
  • Clean driving abstract and CVOR.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years driving experience is required, liquid experience is preferred.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills with customers, peers, dispatchers and supervisors.
  • Able to work alone and unsupervised, possessing ability to attend work regularly and on time.
  • Physically fit. Ability to lift, carry and push items weighing up to 50lbs.
  • Will be subjected to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of employment.
  • Minimum Grade 12 diploma and basic math, reading, and legible writing skills for record-keeping, and daily driver reports.
  • Familiar and comfortable with use of mobile devices.
  • Ability to accurately draft and submit reports such as delivery reports, log sheets and daily inspection reports in a timely manner.
  • General mechanical ability for truck inspections and attentiveness to truck / equipment cleanliness.
  • Clean and neat in appearance with strong customer service skills and team player.

A self-directed and safety conscious attitude is a must as is a willingness to participate in all training programs as directed by the company including cross-training on other branch operations.  This position requires an individual who is able to be flexible to the daily work demands and able to perform tasks in all weather conditions. 

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