Sign-on Bonus! $1,000 after 3 months; another $1,000 after 9 months
Willing to Train (Class B permit required)
Full-time & Part-time positions available
4 day work weeks
Home most nights and weekends
Hourly Starting Pay - $16.00/hour + overtime over 40 hours per week
Heavy Traffic/Urban Routes - extra $1.00/hour
Newer and well maintained trucks
No cash handling
Job Responsibilities and Duties:
Our Milwaukee, WI operation is seeking CDL Delivery Drivers to deliver pet food and supplies to our customers in veterinarian, pet and farm channels. Our drivers are assigned to routes and drivers run the same routes weekly. Drivers make up to 24 stops per day and are home most nights and all weekends. Some drivers may be required to do an overnight route in which lodging and meals are paid for by the company.
Delivery drivers mus be able to lift up to 50 pounds, have and maintain ad good driving record, be safety conscious, have great attendance and excellent customer service skills. Drivers will hand unload at most stops.
General Pet Supply is a division of Central Garden & Pet Company, a leading distribution company in the lawn and garden, and pet supply industries. We are a dynamic, growth-oriented distributor of pet food and supplies with operations based throughout the Midwest.
Qualifications and Skills:
Able to read, write and speak English and perform basic math calculations
Maintain a professional appearance with practice of personal hygiene and abide by the dress code
Possess a strong work ethic, good attendance, motivation and a positive attitude
Organized, attentive to details and able to read a map
Able to operate manual transmission
Maintain a valid commercial driver's license (Class B) OR will train if candidate has at least Class B Permit
Safety conscious and possess a good driving record. Must maintain driving record in accordance with Company's driver performance standards.
Abide by U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) physical and medical requirements and possess a valid medical card
Able to lift up to 50 pounds and push/pull up to 175 pounds
Possess excellent customer service skills, communication skills and demonstrate tact and diplomacy
Able to work early mornings, late evening and overtime on short notice. Able to deliver over-night routes as needed
Able to operate commonly used delivery equipment, including a handcart and a pallet jack
We offer the follow benefits to our Full-Time Employees:
Insurance (medical, dental, vision, and life for employee, spouse and children)
Flexible Spending Plan
Short term disability
Long term disability
401k with company match
Paid time off
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.
General Pet Supply