Job Posting

Truck driver, long distance (RELIABLE TRUCK DRIVER WANTED)

Summerside (PE)

Salary:

Based on commission, mileage or piece work

Job Number:

7204540

Anticipated Start Date:

As soon as possible

Source:

 Job Bank

Terms of Employment:

Permanent   Full-Time

Number of positions:

3

Employer Details

Employer:

Smith farms Ltd

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

Not required

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Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Driver's Licence (Class 1 or A)

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Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

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Type of Trucking and Equipment

Straight truck (4,600kg+ or 10,000lbs+ with 3+ axles); Tractor-trailer; Flatbed; Refrigerated

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Type of Travel

Short-haul; Long-haul; Local; Provincial/territorial; International

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Documentation Knowledge

Driver logbook; Bill of lading; Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip); Trans-border documentation; Maintenance and repair reports; Trip reports; Accident or incident reports

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Communication Equipment Experience

Cellular phone

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Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

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Specific Skills

Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials; Plan travel schedules and routes; Use atlases and other trip planning aids; Receive and relay information to central dispatcher; Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment; Perform brake adjustments; Monitor vehicle performance and mechanical fitness; Perform preventive maintenance; Perform emergency roadside repairs

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Additional Skills

Professionalism in customer service

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Security and Safety

Bondable; Basic security clearance; Criminal record check; Driving record check (abstract); Medical exam; Drug test

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Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

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Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Physically demanding

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Transportation/Travel Information

Willing to travel cross-border; Willing to travel for extended periods; Willing to travel overnight; Valid driver's licence

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Essential Skills

Reading text; Document use; Numeracy; Writing; Communication; Working with others; Problem solving; Decision making; Critical thinking; Job task planning and organizing; Significant use of memory; Finding information; Continuous learning

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How to Apply

By fax:

(902)-887-2512

Date Posted:

2013-10-29

Advertised until:

2014-04-27