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Delivery Driver CDL A - $28 per hour - Full Time

Scholastic Book Fairs - Irwindale, CA


Posted on 09/28/22 (Ref: CA2yYlgJoK-R10933)

Delivery Driver CDL A - $28 per hour - Irwindale, CA - Scholastic Book Fairs

Job Description:

CDLA Delivery Driver

$28 per hour plus a $2000.00 Sign-On/Retention bonus

Each year Scholastic Book Fairs, in partnership with schools across the country, hosts more than 100,000 book-sale events that give more than 35 million students and their families access to thousands of affordable and educational products, helping foster a lifelong love of reading.

We are currently in search of CDL A Delivery Drivers to help us deliver fairs to local school. This full time position offers medical, dental and vision benefits, Paid Time Off, a generous 50% off discount on Scholastic merchandise, and a 401k.

Scholastic drivers are home the majority of nights and all weekends. In the event that they do take an overnight route, drivers are provided with hotel accommodations and a meal allowance.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Work with supervisor to deliver and pick-up fairs in an efficient, cost effective manner.
  • Inspect and prepare fifth wheel before coupling.
  • Utilize Semi Tractor with either single or tandem axle, manual or automatic transmission, combined with a 48' or 53' trailer to line haul fairs from branch facility to hub location.
  • Deliver fairs using a Semi Tractor with either single or tandem axle, manual or automatic transmission, combined with a pup trailer.
  • Couple and uncouple trailers safely and in a timely manner. Connect/disconnect air and brake lines, and properly operate landing gear.
  • Work closely with supervisor to ensure customer service standards are maintained.
  • Load and unload trucks with or without assistance of mechanical devices.
  • Effectively communicate routing problems to supervisor so changes can be communicated to the routing team (road construction, address changes, steps, etc).
  • Deliver and pick-up product from schools, as scheduled,, in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Secure and transport products in order to enable customer to receive a "Damage Free" fair.
  • Perform a daily pre-trip and post-trip inspection of motor vehicle to which assigned. Notify supervisor of any defects or problems.
  • Complete and maintain accurate and legible records in a timely manner to include, but not limited to, DOT Logs, trip sheets, fuel tickets, road expenses, and other paperwork, as required.
  • Adhere to all Company, local, state, and federal rules/regulations inclusive of, but not limited to, DOT, OSHA, etc.
  • Call Regional/Branch office immediately upon the occurrence of any of the following: a) Accident or damage to person(s) or property. b) Problem with a school delivery or pick-up. c) Mechanical failure of equipment.
  • Assist in completing warehouse tasks as required by the supervisor.
  • Overnight routes as necessary.
  • Must maintain professional appearance including well-groomed hair, clean uniform, and hygienic habits.
  • Attend monthly driver meetings - completing all continuous training materials as required.
  • Complete annual Certificate of Violation Process timely, accurately and honestly.
  • Utilize proper techniques for lifting, packing, and handling heavy objects, climbing ladders and pushing/pulling display cases.
  • Maintain a clean, organized and safe work environment.
  • Maintain truck per company standards.
  • Regular attendance in accordance with schedule.
  • Drug and alcohol free policy compliance.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

JOB REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Diploma or GED Certificate preferred.
  • Verifiable commercial driving experience of at least one (1) year required.
  • Minimum of twenty-one (21) years of age.
  • Possess valid CDL A license with air brake endorsement.
  • CDL A must be validated through recertification with an approved Driving School
  • Must pass a drug screen/alcohol screen, Motor Vehicle Record review, criminal background review, and a DOT physical examination indicating physical essential functions of job can be performed as required.
  • Must be able to drive vehicle weighing in excess of 26,001 GVW and trailers in excess of 10,000 lbs. with a total combined GVW up to 80,000 lbs.
  • Ability to lift/carry up to 70 lbs. and push, pull, lift and handle metal/plastic cases weighing more than 350lbs on a regular and repetitive basis. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Customer service orientated.
  • Must be able to read road maps and follow directions.
  • Ability to work over time and weekends as needed.
  • Strong team player and the ability to get along with co-workers.
  • Good verbal/written communication skills, basic math skills, and ability to read.


Time Type:

Full time

Job Type:

Regular Seasonal

Job Family Group:

Distrib & Matls Mgmt

Location Region/State:

California

EEO Statement:

Scholastic is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our policy is clear: there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam veteran. Those factors shall not influence the determination of qualifications for a job or other opportunity within the company. Further, all personnel actions (such as compensation, tuition aid, benefits, transfers, promotions, and dismissals, company-sponsored training, social and recreational programs) shall be administered without discrimination.

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