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Yard Driver - $29/Hour

Company: UNFI
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Join our team and immediately become part of the largest distributor of conventional, natural, organic and specialty products in the United States and Canada. We serve over 43,000 customer locations with 200,000 different products. Are you ready to make an impact on the lives of others and feel good about what you do? CDL A required & at least one year tractor trailer experience (Dual role yard jockeying and route coverage)Competitive Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K & VacationGrowth and professional development opportunities.Recognition for great work, company events and picnics, and much more.Full-time employment opportunityPosition Purpose:Responsible for moving tractors and trailers on the premises, starting refrigeration units, preparing trucks for deliveries. On the road route coverage as needed.Schedule:
Tuesday through Saturday
6:00pm
4:00amEssential Functions & Basic Duties:Sets tractor trailer combinations for loading product scheduled for delivery.Starts refrigeration units, checks units periodically.Pulls loaded trailers away from dock and secures trailer doors.Coordinates loading schedules with warehouse supervisors.Ensures trucks have received pre-trip inspection prior to driver departure.Notifies drivers of potential late load situations.Ensures returning trucks are refueled, if necessary.Assists warehouse personnel with unloading/cleaning trailers.Operates powered industrial equipment such as electric pallet jacks and forklifts, as necessary.Performs other duties as necessary and required.EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:At least one year verified experience operating a tractor trailer. Must be 21 years of age.SKILLS/ABILITIES:Ability to speak, read and write English well.Safe driving skills, ability to drive large tractor trailers and ability to use forklifts and related delivery equipment.Ability to read maps and written directions.Ability to pass a post-offer employment physical and drug test and subsequent enrollment in a random pool of drivers for drug and alcohol testing as required by law.Strong Interpersonal, communication, organizational and customer service skills.Ability to communicate with co-workers and supervisors.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UNFI is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment for all. - M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Keywords: UNFI, Iowa City , Yard Driver - $29/Hour, Professions , Iowa City, Iowa

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