• Delivery Driver Assistant-Sitka, Alaska

    Job ID
    2018-5664
    Job Location
    US-AK-Sitka
    Working Hours
    Must be willing to work any shift, any day
  • Overview

    We are currently looking for a local Delivery Assistant to join our expanding team. As a fast-growing foodservice distributor, Food Services of America treats our customers as the boss and our Associates as our most important resource.  Our growth provides Associates opportunities to drive their career. Apply Now and Join Our Team!

     

    This is a seasonal position in Sitka, Alaska with the possibility of full time employment

     

    Responsibilities

    • Deliver products to customers and perform customer relations functions.
    • Work with Driver to complete multiple stops and cross check products with customer orders.
    • Accurately, safely, and efficiently deliver merchandise using hand-trucks, ramps and/or lift gates to customers on a predetermined delivery route. May include delivering products down stairs and in all types of weather.
    • Operate all working equipment safely and efficiently, including but not limited to hand truck, pallet jack, scanner and printer.
    • Provide the highest level of service and product integrity for every customer by safe and timely delivery of customer orders.
    • Deliver and stack merchandise on customer premises.
    • Accurately record delivery by verifying delivery of items with customers and obtaining proper signatures at the time of delivery.
    • Practice proper body mechanics to ensure safe driving and delivering practices.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
    • Ability to read/write/record data and perform simple mathematical calculations.
    • Ability to work independently.
    • Build and maintain trusted relationships with all customers by providing face-to-face service with each delivery.
    • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English as it relates to the job and safety regulations is required.
    • Ability to pass a background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical abilities test is required.

    Physical

      • Frequent stand/walk during delivery activities.  
      • Frequent sitting throughout work shift.  
      • Frequent lifting and carrying of up to 50 lbs., occasionally up to 65 lbs., rarely up to 100 lbs., 3-4 feet from pallet to hand truck to off load area.
      • Frequent push/pulling up to 175 lbs. and occasionally up to 200 lbs. using both hands/arms, to transport loaded hand truck up/down curbs and stairs.
    • Work Conditions

      • In truck cab, trailer, or customer location 80% of the time.
      • Exposure to outdoors during delivery 20% of the time.
      • Hazards include: moving vehicles, equipment, slippery surfaces, noise, exhaust fumes and exposure to various weather conditions during delivery activities.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled.

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