Owner Operator - Courier Driver - Powell River

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Date: 01-Feb-2019

Location: Powell River, BC, CA

Company: Purolator

Driving for us, working for you!

Want to work with a growing, successful Canadian company but still be your own boss? Purolator is looking for an Owner Operator to join our team! You will receive a minimum of $281.80 per day with the ability to increase revenue above the daily guarantee.


Daily AVERAGE: $320/day


Purolator is Canada’s leading integrated freight, parcel and logistics solutions provider. We make Canada stronger by delivering our customers’ promises. This is an opportunity to join a large, unionized Canadian organization with a supportive working environment, competitive compensation, excellent benefits and career opportunities.


We believe that developing a winning team of employees is critical to achieving our vision of making Canada stronger by delivering our customers’ promises.


Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of a national organization that plays a meaningful role in the lives of all Canadians! APPLY TODAY!


 Hours: Monday to Friday 0730 – 1630 (Hours may vary)



What we can offer you:

  • Benefits coverage. Yes, be your own boss and still get full benefits coverage such as medical, dental and extended health benefits.  
  • Get rewarded for your hard work. Work hard and play hard with the ability to increase revenue above the daily guarantee.  


Your Key Responsibilities:

  • Pick-up and delivery of customer packages in the Powell River area (North End).
  • Approximately 60 Stops per day (105 pieces/day)
  • Approximately 95 KM per day
  • Ability to meet and maintain service requirements.
  • Load and unload own vehicle.
  • Perform additional pick-ups and deliveries as required.
  • Accurate completion and daily submission of required documentation.
  • Build positive relationships with both internal customers (Purolator managers, employees, dispatch, and other contractors) and external customers.
  • Responsible for hiring relief driver to cover absences.
  • Additional duties as required.


Your Key Requirements:

  • Possess a valid Driver's License at all times
  • Possession of liability insurance and all other licenses as required by law and Purolator specifications.
  • Valid WCB registration and coverage for Owner Operator and Relief Driver.
  • Must supply own vehicle and maintain appearance and operation at highest industry standards.(1 ton cube van required - 2013 or newer)
  • Must possess a valid Dangerous Goods Handling Certificate.
  • Ability to pick-up and deliver all packages associated to the route area or as required.
  • Complete a criminal record check.
  • Must meet and maintain standards set by Purolator Inc.
  • Must be able to lift 70lbs.
  • Maintain membership with Teamster’s Canada.


Your Personal Qualities:

  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work with others
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Problem solving
  • Proper package handling techniques


Job Segment: Courier, Supply, Operations

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