Owner Operator - Courier Driver

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Date: 11-Jan-2019

Location: North Saanich, BC, CA

Company: Purolator

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Looking for an opportunity to learn and grow within Purolator? This is your opportunity to help us deliver on our customers’ promises.

 

Job Description

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!  The daily guarantee for this run is: $279.01

 

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!

 

 Schedule: Monday to Friday

 

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 Victoria area.
  • Approximately 80-120 Stops per day
  • Approximately 160 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.(16ft  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

 

 

POSTING DETAILS
Location:                    543 - Victoria  
Working Conditions: On the Road; Outdoors; Warehouse Environment 
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Purolator is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, Aboriginal/Indigenous status or any other factors considered discriminatory. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, we will work with you to meet your needs.

We recognize that our employees and their families are key stakeholders. We will only be successful as a business if we provide our employees with a safe and healthy workplace and if we have the right people in the right roles with the support they need to succeed. We hire for attitude and train for skills.  To learn more about us and our values, go to www.purolator.com.

At Purolator, every day is an opportunity for our employees to connect with one another and with our customers to help make a positive impact in the communities where we live, work and play.


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