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- Crops/Commodities: nursery stock and shrubs. Worker will drive semi tractor-trailer truck to/from specified destinations; maneuver trucks into and out of loading and unloading positions. Worker must possess the ability to read a map, use GPS and successfully navigate to a specific location; complete electronic log book; regularly climb up and down, on, into and out of tractor and trailers; complete pre-trip and post-trip inspection and paperwork on trucks and trailers. Assist with the loading and unloading of delivery racks. Clean soiled lights, windows and mirrors. Add oil and engine fuel, as needed. Worker must possess a valid driver's license, Class A CDL or equivalent; must be able/willing to drive in snow and possible hazardous conditions. May also drive other types of company vehicles. Insurable driver's license required in order to drive company vehicles, including semi-trucks.
Workers must maintain a valid driver's license, Class A CDL or equivalent and a clean driving record throughout employment and comply with applicable requirements of the United States Department of Transportation regulations.
Must pass a post-employment road test to gauge driving ability.
Employer uniformly conducts a post-employment DOT physical, background check and motor vehicle records check.
Workers need to work with sales representatives and/or merchandizer at the stores to assist in handling product including but not limited to unloading product, placing them in merchandizing tables, collecting plants and rolling racks.
Must have proficiency in English to communicate, read and comprehend traffic signage, and interact with roadway officials.
While the employer does not require prospective applicants to take and pass a drug/alcohol test prior to a hiring decision, the employer has a no-exceptions drug/alcohol policy requiring newly-hired employees to take and pass an employer-paid drug/alcohol test. Every new hire must undergo testing before starting work with the company. All testing is conducted uniformly after an initial job offer has been extended and accepted by the new hire. If an employee tests positive, he/she is immediately terminated and paid for all hours worked between the first date of employment and the date of termination, if any. In the case of a non-local or foreign worker who is terminated for failure to pass a drug or alcohol test, the employer will arrange least-cost transportation to the worker's place of recruitment, at the worker's expense. Employer-paid post-employment random, upon suspicion and post-accident drug and alcohol testing required. Workers may not report for work while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Except for moderate alcohol consumption in company housing during non-working hours, the possession or use of illegal drugs or alcohol on company premises is prohibited and will be cause for termination. Any worker who fails a mandatory drug or alcohol test and is unable to obtain the required licensing as a result will be terminated.
Tobacco use strictly prohibited on company property except for specifically designated areas. No smoking, vaping or tobacco use of any kind permitted in the fields, company vehicles, worker housing, or on company premises. This is necessary to protect against transmission of toxins and contamination from tobacco by-products. Employer reserves the right to discharge any employee found using any type of tobacco product in unauthorized areas.
Must wear proper protective footwear that is closed-toe in nature with a non-slip sole, such as work boots or trail-type shoes.
Products must be handled carefully to prevent damage. Workers may assist in handling product weighing up to 60 pounds and lifting to a height of 5 feet. Work required when plants are wet with dew and rain, and may be required during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures.
- Job Classification:
- 53-3032.00 - Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers