Route Delivery Driver Job Description

Route Delivery Driver Job Description

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Route delivery driver provides assistance to the office staff in the time working at the office including assistance in maintaining cleaning the office/pantry and other parts of the office.

Route Delivery Driver Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Perform "pre-trip safety check" inspection of truck and trailer according to DOT regulations
You will need the ability to obtain a DOT medical card for the purpose of working for Nestle Waters
You’ll need a clean driving record
Works on assigned delivery routes as scheduled in a safe and efficient manner
Attends meetings as required to engage in education and participate in communication
Maintains clean, professional, and tidy personal grooming
Seeks improvement and excellence in job skills and the competencies associated with the job
Perform other duties related to the scope of the employee’s job classification from time to time as assigned by the CSM or Service manager
Class C permit must be obtained before your start date, we’ll supply the truck to get your license the first week of working with us
Upload, deliver and download safely to customers hard good orders cylinders containing compressed gases

Route Delivery Driver Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Route Delivery Driver

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: DOT

Education for Route Delivery Driver

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the route delivery driver job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in Supervision, General Education, Truck Driving, Business/Administration, Technology, Education, Business

Skills for Route Delivery Driver

Desired skills for route delivery driver include:

Tractor/trailer
DOT regulations
DOT regulations when/as
Replacement parts for the aftermarket collision repair industry desired
Delivery area and alternate routes
MS Office Suite
Microsoft Office
Software applications related to job functions
Email
Mapping applications and cell phone use

Desired experience for route delivery driver includes:

Candidate must be able to obtain a valid medical examiners certificate (medical card) with Interstate non-excepted classification and a Class A license for the State hired
Valid CDL class A driver’s license for your state of residency and an excellent driving history for the last seven years
Candidate must be able to obtain
Class A CDL and the ability to pass and maintain D.O.T
Ability to obtain a Class A Lincese
Ability to obtain a Class A CDL License and maintain D.O.T

Route Delivery Driver Examples

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Route Delivery Driver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a route delivery driver. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for route delivery driver
  • Must obtain a Class C Permit before starting
  • Inspect cab and trailer to insure they meet company quality standards adn take appropriate action as needed
  • Perform damage control checks on items and contact supervisor about removing orders according to company policy
  • Load customer returns on to trailer and secure trailer doors
  • Perform general housekeeping duties in cab, loading dock area and keep trailers clear and clean as required
  • The Route Driver is responsible for the movement and delivery of merchandise and products to store locations within assigned routes in an accurate, timely, and safe manner
  • Unload, process and reload merchandise and freight
  • Drive Commercial Motor Vehicle on HUB routes and delivers merchandise to stores
  • Pack and ship merchandise as required
  • This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing or activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job
Qualifications for route delivery driver
  • Ability to obtain a CDL CLASS A License and maintain D.O.T
  • Ability to obtain a CLASS A CDL License and the ability to pass and maintain D.O.T
  • Comercial Driver's License (CDL)
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 45 pounds, an average 140 vs per day, with or without a reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to climb in and out of a commercial vehicle on average 20-30 vs per day
  • Ability to work an average 45-50 hour week on average
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Route Delivery Driver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a route delivery driver. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for route delivery driver
  • Maintaining daily electronic driving logs
  • Drive to destinations as outlined in the manifest, in a safe, responsible manner and in compliance with all state laws and transportation regulations
  • Notifying Customer Service with any route changes, time delays, and non-delivered orders
  • Finding solutions to possible challenges with the assistance of Customer Service
  • Unloading and delivering product to assigned area within account as directed by the customer
  • Assisting Customer Service and Buyers as needed in a prompt, professional manner
  • Checking for credits and processing them according to company guidelines
  • Submitting customer payments and paperwork to appropriate personnel in a timely manner
  • Performing other tasks and duties as assigned
  • Be familiar with the Company's product literature and be able to convey product information and availability to customers to ensure the growth of both revenue and the number of customers along the route and/or within a territory
Qualifications for route delivery driver
  • Ability to alternately sit, stand, push, pull and walk all day, with or without a reasonable accommodation
  • In the last 7 years, no major driving offenses - DUI/DWI, reckless driving, refusal to test, leaving the scene, driving a commercial vehicle without a CDL, or at fault fatal accident
  • Prior experience working in the outdoor elements (heat of summer, cold of winter, rain, ) strongly preferred
  • A minimum of 1 to 3 years of experience in a highly customer service focused or delivery driving role (any delivery experience driving a vehicle weighing less than 26000 lbs
  • Valid Class A CDL driver’s license for your state of residency and an excellent driving history for the last seven years
  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) A is required
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Route Delivery Driver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a route delivery driver. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for route delivery driver
  • Must have the ability to obtain a DOT medical card for the purposes of working for Nestle Waters
  • Drives to the delivery destination, confirms order with customer, unloads and verifies product, obtains confirmation signature and payment from the customer
  • Most importantly, you need to have a professional image and demeanor.We’ll provide the cool uniform and truck
  • You will be responsible for loading your truck and preparing for your scheduled services
  • Driver will make route service calls to new and existing fleet and automotive clients across your assigned territory you will build customer relationships to ensure business retention and growth
  • You will also have handheld technology available to help you successfully manage your service schedules and document your customer visits
  • Driver will be provided regulatory and job training
  • Make product deliveries to customers based on a route
  • Account for all breakage, any overages and shortages
  • Accurately complete required delivery paperwork daily
Qualifications for route delivery driver
  • We are looking to add to our troop of RSRs
  • Ability to obtain a Class A License
  • Possess a current valid Class A CDL
  • Prefer minumum 3 years full time driving commercially without a preventable accident
  • Prefer customer service experience and/or interaction
  • CDL permit and the ability to pass and maintain D.O.T
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Route Delivery Driver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a route delivery driver. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for route delivery driver
  • Work a 4/10 Schedule
  • Opportunity for overtime avialble
  • Required to make deliveries to 20 to 30 customers a day
  • Required to be able to physically capable of executing all essential functions to perform the job
  • Required to lift and move up to 50 pound cases of product
  • Valid Class A or Class B driver’s license and a safe driving record
  • Required to obtain a California driver’s license or appropriate state driver’s license within 30 days of hire
  • You must have the ability to obtain a DOT medical card for the purpose of working for BlueTriton Brands
Qualifications for route delivery driver
  • Must possess and maintain CDL Class B with Air Brake
  • Must have a Class B or better Commercial Drivers’ License with HAZMAT endorsement and clean MVR
  • Must be able to drive hazardous cargo for up to 8 hours and able to work overtime, when necessary
  • Must have prior driving experience and a clean driving record
  • Local Routes- days - home each day
  • Regional Routes- overnight travel (we pay for hotel/meals) - you're still home during the week
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Route Delivery Driver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a route delivery driver. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for route delivery driver
  • Behave in a way that ensures safety of self and others by operating vehicle in safe and responsible manner
  • Act as a team player by supporting the team with decisions and help when needed
  • Ability to be flexible with daily routing of customers, stops and geographical territory
  • Communicate effectively with all relative teams and customers
  • Must be 21 years or older (DOT requirement)
  • MVR in the last 3 years - only 1 license
Qualifications for route delivery driver
  • Transit Routes- nights - no overnight stays
  • CDL A with T (Doubles) endorsement required at hire or within 90 days of start date (strongly preferred)
  • Ability to satisfy DOT requirements
  • Must pass a RIAH (hair sample) drug screen
  • Class B CDL minimum with at least 1 year CMV experience — experience must be within the last 4 years and tanker/hazmat endorsements are required before hire date
  • Be courteous, outgoing and maintain a professional image

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