Transit Driver - Lexington, KY

Company Name:
Gordon Food Service
Are you looking for a new opportunity with a strong, stable and financially smart company? Do you want the opportunity for advancement in your career? If so, Gordon Food Service could be the place for you; for more than a century we have been honoring our promises to our customers and employees. As one of the largest privately held foodservice distributors in North America, our family-owned company has a history of pursuing innovative ideas and building strong relationships.
The continued growth of current and new markets allows for the addition of new talent to join our team. We're seeking great people looking for professional and personal growth and a place to make a difference in people's lives. If you are interested in joining an innovative, supportive, values-driven company, we invite you to consider a career with Gordon Food Service.
Our _Transit Drivers_ transport loaded and empty Gordon Food Service trailers from GFS Distribution Centers or from point-to-point via night transfers in a timely manner.
_Among many responsibilities, this position is involved in the following activities on a regular basis:_
Build and maintain quality internal and external customer relationships
Collaborate with the Manager, Assistant Transportation Manager, and/or dispatcher for work assignments, changes in assignments, and on-time delivery performance of work assignments
Perform proper equipment maintenance, reporting issues and physical damages in a timely manner
Monitor refrigeration unit
Complete driver check-ins s required
Maintains safe work and safe driving practices
Perform daily pre/post trip inspection of vehicles to include proper completion of paperwork and inspection forms
Maintain daily GFS and DOT logs
50 Ft. Experience
Must work Saturday's
Must be able to run over night
_Key qualifications and requirements for this position include:_
You must be 21years of age or older (required)
High school diploma or GED equivalent (required)
CDL Class A (Commercial Drivers License) with "doubles" endorsement required
Working knowledge of the tractor/trailer
One year of previous driving experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
Demonstrate dependability and punctuality
Able to write, speak, and communicate in English (required)
Demonstrate the ability to operate equipment in a professional & safe manner
Ability to work independently on varying schedules
Strong attention to detail
Effective problem-solving, communication, and organization skills
Ability to satisfy the DOT requirements
Must pass a physical ability test and RIAH drug screen
Some computer knowledge is preferred
Ability to lift and carry up to 100 pounds on a regular basis
What we offer our employees here at GFS:
A philosophy of "what matters to you, matters to us" at work in our environment
Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and prescription insurance
Short/Long-Term Disability
Time-off Benefits
Generous 401k matching program
Flexible spending
Paid vacation
For more information about Gordon Food Service, please visit .
Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer.
All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco free.

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