CDL Driver

Almstead Tree And Shrub Care New Rochelle , NY 10801

Posted 3 days ago

Almstead Tree and Shrub Care is a second-generation, family-owned arboriculture firm that has been offering environmentally conscious services the NY, NJ, and CT tri-state area since 1964. We are a TCIA accredited company that values our employees professional aspirations, career development, safety and quality of life.

We are looking for passionate professionals who want to enhance their career in tree care! We offer generous compensation, year-round work, paid time off, health and retirement benefits, inclusive company culture and so much more! If you are ready to enjoy going to work every day, come grow with us!

Almstead Nursery is seeking a dependable and organized CDL truck driver, either class A or B, for our New Rochelle, NY operation. The ideal candidate possesses physical and mental stamina, thrives on the road, and consistently ensures safe and accurate deliveries. The CDL Driver will regularly drive between five facilities in NY, CT and NJ, but will be based out of New Rochelle, NY.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Drive trucks with a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) over 76,000 lbs
  • Pick-up loads and organize goods in an ordered, logical manner
  • Safely and efficiently handle goods during loading and delivery
  • Obtain signatures to confirm and complete deliveries with clients
  • Assist in mapping and adhering to delivery routes, factoring in seasonal weather patterns
  • Communicate with dispatch as needed
  • Confirm contents of each shipment load matches the manifest document
  • Perform inspections of your vehicle prior to and following each trip
  • Ensure your vehicle is kept to a high level of cleanliness
  • Maintain and service vehicle as needed (refuel, change oil, tire pressure, repairs, etc.)
  • Notify managers of any major maintenance or delivery issues encountered
  • Follow delivery schedule and rest at appropriate times
  • Maintain detailed driving and delivery logs
  • Track and report working hours
  • Comply with ICC and DOT regulations
  • Make safety a priority at all times

Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred
  • Valid Class A or B commercial drivers license required
  • 2+ years of experience with roll off containers preferred
  • Clean driving record with no moving violations
  • Ability to drive with manual transmission
  • Experience in and comfort with maneuvering and parking tractor-trailers
  • Alert, focused, and detail-oriented
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. at a time
  • Proficient using GPS and other routing systems
  • Disciplined, dependable, and resourceful
  • High level of composure and strong customer service skills
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