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Delivery Driver

Acorn Farms, Inc.

Galena, OH

$25.42 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16148919348
Email address to Apply:
jobs@acornfarms.com
Web address to Apply:
ohiomeansjobs.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
5
Job Duties:
Workers must maintain a valid driver's license, Class A CDL or Licencia Federal de Conductor with air brake endorsement, valid medical certificate, and a clean driving record throughout employment and comply with applicable requirements of the United States Department of Transportation regulations. Drive semi tractor-trailer truck to/from delivery or pickup destinations. Hauling horticultural products: nursery stock, trees, shrubs, bedding plants, plugs, liners, hanging baskets, greenhouse-grown specialty plants. Regularly climb into and out of trucks and trailers. Check vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order. Inspect loads to ensure that cargo is secure. Secure cargo for transport using ropes, blocks, chains, binders, or covers. Check all load-related documentation for completeness and accuracy. Maneuver trucks into and out of loading and unloading positions. Load-unload trailers and cargo. Handle equipment and cargo carefully to prevent damage. Drive tucks to weigh stations before and after loading and along routes in compliance with state regulations. Interact with roadway officials. Complete pre-trip and post-trip inspection and paperwork on trucks and trailers. Clean/maintain lights, windows, and mirrors, and vehicle exterior. Add engine oil and fuel as needed. Perform preventative maintenance. Must be able to drive in rain, snow, and other hazardous conditions as needed. Drive in both on-road (paved) and off-road conditions. May drive other vehicle types. Use GPS and/or maps to navigate to destinations. Read/comprehend traffic signage and directions. Workers must operate all equipment properly and in a manner that protects operator, others, the employer's products, and property. Failure to comply with safety requirements and operating instructions may result in disciplinary action up to and including immediate termination. Supervisor(s) will provide instructions and directions to workers. Workers must be able to comprehend and follow instructions and communicate effectively to supervisors. Unusual, complex, or non-routine activities will be supervised. Workers expected to perform basic duties in a proficient manner without close supervision. 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. Delivery Driver will operate in a 250 mile radius of Galena, Oh, and will return home nightly. Employer requires all newly hired employees to take and pass an employer-paid drug test before starting work. Drug test not required for prospective applicants prior to hiring decision. All testing is conducted uniformly after an initial job offer has been extended and accepted by the new hire. Workers testing positive will be 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 test, the employer will arrange least-cost transportation to the worker's place of recruitment, at the worker's expense. Workers with a clean driving record (no major moving violations such as but not limited to Driving While Intoxicated or Reckless Driving) and able to obtain an insurable driver's license may be required to drive company vehicles. Workers with appropriate licenses and a valid doctor's certificate may be asked to drive other workers. Products must be handled carefully to prevent damage. Workers may assist in handling product weighing up to 50 pounds.
Job Classification:
53-3032.00 - Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
This job requires a minimum of 3 months of verifiable experience driving/servicing tractor unit and semi-trailer. Applicants must be able to furnish verifiable job reference(s) or comparable third-party documentation from recent employer(s) establishing acceptable prior experience. Saturday work required. Must be 21 or older. Workers will sit for extended periods of time and perform repetitive movements. Push, pull, reach, lift and carry 50 lbs. Work will be performed in inclement weather conditions. Post-hire employer-paid motor vehicle records, background check, motor vehicle records check, road test and drug/alcohol testing required. Valid drivers license, Class A CDL or equivalent, required. Proficiency in English required to communicate, read and comprehend traffic signage, interact with roadway officials and complete paperwork/electronic logbooks.
Number of Hours Per Week:
52
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Acorn Farms, Inc.
Location:
Galena, OH 43021
Telephone Number:
+16148919348

Worksite

Address:
7679 Worthington Rd, Galena, OH 43021

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23336-539835
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
12/8/2023

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