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Delivery Driver, Class A CDL

Hammond, Louisiana; Ponchatoula, Louisiana; Springfield, Louisiana; Natalbany, Louisiana; Tickfaw, Louisiana

Job Description

Company: Doerle Food Service
Location: US-LA-Hammond,US-LA-Ponchatoula,US-LA-Springfield,US-LA-Natalbany,US-LA-Tickfaw
Zip Code: 70401
Minimum Level of Education: High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 0-1
Position Type: Non-Exempt
Travel Percentage: 0


Delivery Driver - Class A CDL


Performs the driving, delivering and warehouse activities to ensure expedient order flow, maximize customer satisfaction, ensure timely deliveries, protect company assets and maximize revenue.



The Delivery/Warehouse Representative position is a multi-faceted position. The CDL Class A Driver drives a diesel-powered Bobtail and/or Tractor Trailer, automatic or 10-speed sometimes long distances, over predetermined routes to transport and deliver food and/or related products in packaged form; drives vehicle to destination, applying knowledge of commercial driving regulations and skill in maneuvering vehicle in difficult situations, such as narrow passageways. Inspects truck for truck condition.
Maintains driver log according to D.O.T. regulations. May assist workers in loading vehicle. Unloads products from vehicle upon reaching destination. May work as member of two-person team driving tractor with sleeper bunk behind cab for long haul. May clean inside of truck or trailer, and may direct driver helper to load or unload truck and carry merchandise.
The Delivery/Warehouse Representative interacts on a daily basis with customers while making deliveries to their places of business, including collection of money from customers, recording transactions on customer receipt, recording customer credits for returned product, listening to and resolving service or delivery complaints, and reporting complaints and/or problems to supervisors upon return to office. May collect overdue payments from customers and issue receipt. Collects or picks up empty containers, rejected product and issues or obtains customer signature on receipt for pickup or delivery.
Responsible for the general sanitation of tractor and trailer.


The Delivery /Warehouse Representative position is a manual handling, labor intensive job. Considerable
strength and endurance is required to safely and successfully perform this job. These strength and
endurance demands are due to the weight of the merchandise handled and the frequency with which it
is handled. The work takes place in normal warehouse environments as well as in cooler and freezer
compartments where the worker is exposed to cold and very cold temperatures.
Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.
Must be physically qualified to drive a commercial motor vehicle in accordance with subpart E.
Must possess a valid CDL, Class A, B, or D motor vehicle operator's license w/appropriate endorsements
Must have good driving record as shown on current MVR, no moving violations or preventable accidents
in the last 12 months.
Must have ability to read and comprehend computer printouts.
Must have ability to write legibly.
Must have high school diploma or GED or equivalent knowledge/education.
Must complete DOT acceptable application for employment.
Must successfully complete DOT required road test.
Must successfully complete DOT Drug Screen (see company drug policy)
Must successfully complete DOT Physical.
Must have the ability to take direction, comprehend instructions and work well with others.
Must pass a pallet jack test and be able to handle warehouse equipment.
Must have general knowledge of highways and locations in LA, TX, MS, and other surrounding states
where deliveries may be scheduled (Shreveport Division: AK, OK; E&M Division: AL)


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.


Sysco is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.


This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Employment Type: Full Time

ReqID: 66881