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Truck Driver, Truck-trailer

Posted on May 12, 2017 by Employer Details Footes Farm Market

Job Details

  • Location Kentville, NS
  • Salary$.33 per mile for 30 to 48 hours per week
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Terms of employment Permanent Full-Time
  • Start date As soon as possible
  • Benefits: Benefits: Group Insurance Benefits
  • Employment conditions Employment conditions: Flexible Hours
  • Job no. 654323
  • Source Job Bank

Job requirements




Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

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

First Aid Certificate; Driver's License (Class 1 or A)

Documentation Knowledge

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


Experience an asset

Communication Systems Experience

Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment

Additional Skills

Address customers' complaints or concerns; Professionalism in customer service

Weight Handling

More than 45 kg (100 lbs)

Specific Skills

Perform preventive maintenance; Perform emergency roadside repairs; Pay and receive payments for goods; Load and unload goods; Drive lighter, special purpose trucks; Receive and relay information to central dispatch; Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials; Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment; Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption; Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle

Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots; Cellular phone

Transportation/Travel Information

Willing to travel for extended periods; Willing to travel overnight; Valid driver's licence; Drive manual transmission vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Repetitive tasks; Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding; Attention to detail; Large workload

Type of Trucking and Equipment

Tractor-trailer; Refrigerated

Transportation/Travel Experience

Local; Provincial/territorial; Short-haul

Personal Suitability

Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Reliability; Organized

How to Apply

By e-mail:

By fax:


In person:

1742 Hwy 359
Centreville, NS B0P 1J0

between 09:00 AM and 05:00 AM

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