Bilingual Class 5 Driver

  • Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Part-time

Company Description

Chit Chats' vision is to help Canadians deliver their goods to the world with postage at unbelievable prices. We are a fast growing entrepreneurial company making a huge impact to Canadian entrepreneurs and businesses. As e-commerce removes borders, we don’t want high Canadian postal rates to be a barrier to world commerce. We aim to remove these physical and price borders to create a seamless, borderless and boundless world of opportunity for Canadians.

We’re looking for you if you are at the intersection of being mission-driven, growth-minded and approachable.

Job Description

The Driver is responsible for operating a mid-sized commercial vehicle with a home base in Ville St-Laurent and pick-up locations in Montreal and the surrounding area. The Driver is responsible for the safe operation of our vehicle, promoting our business and developing a positive rapport with clients.

Responsibilities

  • Safely operating a commercial vehicle in Montreal and surrounding area with multiple pick up and drop off locations

  • Loading and unloading shipments including bags and skids according to company specifications

  • Using Chit Chats online platform to scan, receive and organise shipments

  • Interacting and developing a relationship with clients and representing our company in a professional and pleasant manner

  • Border crossing once a week, clearing US Customs and compliance inspections delivering shipments to the USPS  (same day return, no overnight shift required)

  • Conducting necessary safety inspections of vehicle

  • Maintaining the vehicle in good condition at all times, checking and cleaning it daily and reporting issues that may arise to the management team

  • Maintaining accurate records and submitting gas expense reports in accordance with company policy

  • Providing general support to branch and warehouse staff as required

Qualifications

  • Valid Class 5 License and clean driving record required (motor vehicle record/CVOR will be required)
  • Bilingual (English and French required) 

  • Valid passport required 

  • Valid driver medical (must provide within the first month of employment)

  • Previous commercially insured driving experience is required

  • Heavy lifting required with the ability to continuously stand and bend, lifting up to 70 lbs. and maneuvering heavier packages with the appropriate equipment

  • Knowledge of the GMA

  • Ability to excel in a fast paced environment and demonstrate effective time management

  • Excellent communication skills with team members and management

  • Punctual, reliable, full of heart with a positive outlook in life 

  • Computer and data entry skills required, use of driving routes application and Chit Chats interface to complete pick-ups, package acceptance and sortation

Additional Information

  • Class 1 safety shoes required (green triangle patch)
  • On the job training including driver assessment training completed within the 3 month probationaly period
  • Must be avaiable to work Monday to Friday and approximately 1 Saturday every month
  • Daytime hours with the possibility of some evening hours, no overnight or late night shifts  

This is a Permanent, Part Time Position