|Title:||CDL Driver - Chipley, FL|
Position: CDL Driver
Reports to: Operations Manager/yard supervisor
The role of this position is to operate a delivery truck in a safe manner while following all state and federal regulations as they apply to proper and legal operations of such vehicles. Drivers also serve as the “face of Townsend Building Supply” on many occasions. As such, your role is to deliver product to specific job locations as required by our customers while maintaining a professional appearance and positive attitude with “best in class” customer service.
This position is housed at the Townsend facility in Chipley, FL and reports to the yard supervisor or store manager. It requires close cooperation and interaction with other store employees, with all yard personnel, and with customers. Estimated travel for this position is 85%.
This position will require 8 hours per day Monday thru Friday for a total of 40 hours per week. When it becomes necessary, the warehouse manager may at his discretion require additional hours if business conditions warrant.
Drivers are solely responsible for large and expensive trucks and equipment. As such, we expect the utmost in safety and security measures at all times. Drivers are also serve as major “point of contact” employees with major pro-channel customers. In this regard, this position requires the utmost in professional behavior and “best in class” customer service.
Specific Requirements Include But Are Not Limited To:
High School diploma or equivalent.
At least 2 years CDL driver experience
Knowledge of state and federal regulations as they relate to the proper and safe operation of motor vehicles.
Ability and willingness to present a professional image and appearance to the customer at all times.
Strong communication skills
Must be able to lift heavy products on a daily basis.
Ability to operate forklifts for loading & unloading purposes.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to work independently without close supervision.
Ability to work effectively in a team based environment.
Nature of the Position:
This position is responsible for:
Delivery and pickup at customer jobsites.
Heavy lifting – manual labor required
Completion and maintenance of proper shipping documents.
Representing Townsend Building Supply in a professional manner at all times.
Being alert to things that need to be done and, without being asked, take initiative to see that they get done.