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Class A Driver - Joliet, IL

Company: UNFI
Location: Joliet
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Are you a professional CDL Driver looking for a better work/life balance and to be home more with your family? UNFI is your next stop!Starting pay is $29/HR.Weekend rate is an additional $3.50 per hour, $5.25 for OT.Home daily - great work-life balance.Comprehensive benefits package: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life insurance, flex spending.Driver uniform program.Paid safety bonus and performance award programs.Paid Overtime after 40 hours worked.Desirable work- mostly dock stop, pallet deliveries.Clean, new model, well maintained equipment-trailers equipped with lift-gates and power jacks.Paid DOT break plus meal per-diem and monthly cell phone reimbursement plan.Healthy food purchasing discount program.As a UNFI associate, you will have access to Even
an app that's designed to make your paycheck work better for you. Even lets you request part of your paycheck early, set up automatic paycheck deductions into a high-interest savings account, and more. You won't have to count the days until payday with Even on your phone.Job Overview:Deliver palletized products to UNFI s corporate and independent retail stores in various states across the United States.Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities:Complying with FMCSA regulations.Delivering and unloading products utilizing equipment, including tractor trailer, ramps, lift gates, pallet jacks, load bars, and other devices which assist delivery.Operating vehicle safely within UNFI guidelines minimizing accidents, traffic violations, and complaints from the public.Reporting any accident immediately to the Transportation Manager/Department.Keeping vehicles well maintained, safe, and secure, reporting any defects promptly using DCVR form.Picking up supplies and back hauls from vendors while completing related paperwork.Addressing and resolving customer problems as appropriate.Ensuring customer orders arrive in quality condition and correspond precisely to the initial order.Job Requirements:Minimum 1 year of verifiable tractor trailer experienceValid medical card as prescribed by the Federal Motor Carrier Administration and a valid state specific Commercial Driver s License (Class A and CDL Drivers require respective licensing).Ability to pass a written exam and road test.Basic knowledge of Department of Transportation (DOT) law and mandates and understanding of UNFI s safety standards.Must be at least 21 years of age.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UNFI is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment for all. - M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Keywords: UNFI, Joliet , Class A Driver - Joliet, IL, Professions , Joliet, Illinois

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