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Position: Organic Basket Delivery Driver
Organization: Ottawa Organics
Location: Ottawa, Ontario

Basic Responsibilities

To complete assigned deliveries of organic produce baskets in our company vehicles, pick-up of empty totes, and assist with warehouse duties.

Schedule

The position will be approximately 2-4 days a week (4-8 hours/day) with the possibility of more hours. The current opening requires working in the afternoon and evening. Flexibility with hours is a plus!

This position requires completing the assigned delivery route, and working in the warehouse as needed.

Driving responsibilities include:

  • Delivering between 30 and 50 orders per day.
  • Loading prepared delivery orders into vans at loading dock, outside building.
  • Transporting deliveries according to manifest in a safe, responsible manner and in accordance with company procedures.
  • Reading complex route sheet and noting difficulties with any deliveries. Updating delivery information to maintain accuracy.
  • Exercising good judgment and attention to detail when delivery problems arise. Contact office for additional assistance, if needed.
  • Accurately updating daily route statistics including start and end times, mileage and return of totes from previous delivery.
  • Notifying supervisor of any vehicle maintenance issues.
  • Checking in/out with supervisor
  • Minimizing the idling of company vehicles to reduce carbon footprint.
  • Maintaining a professional manner and appearance
  • Providing amazing customer service

Warehouse responsibilities will include:

  • Packing orders, according to order sheets.
  • Weighing produce
  • Loading, unloading, and transferring product to designated areas.
  • Cleaning warehouse daily; maintaining a neat and orderly workplace at all times to include moving pallets, sweeping and removing/disposing of debris.
  • Sorting produce.
  • Aiding in preparations for the next day. i.e washing plastic delivery totes, weighing produce, etc.
  • Performing other related duties as assigned.

Skills:

  • Written and Verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Map reading
  • Able to lift and move 40+ lb boxes
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Customer Service
  • Bilingual (French/English) an asset

Experience, Education, Training:

  • A clean driving record is required
  • Experience with hand-held Global Positioning System (GPS) units is a plus.
  • Previous delivery/grocery industry/customer service experience.
  • Interest in organics is preferred.

Certifications/Licenses

  • Valid Ontario driver's license.
  • Clean Police Check

Compensation

  • $12.00 per hour to start
  • Free organic fruit and vegetable basket

Please send resume, cover letter, references, and the name of your favourite vegetable to:
hello mask ottawaorganics.com*

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FoodWork ID: 38154       Date posted to FoodWork.ca: Feb 10 2017