Bilingual Class 5 Driver, (part-time, daytime hours)
- Montreal, QC, Canada
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.
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.
- 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
- 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
- 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 Saturday between the hours of 9am and 3pm. 5 day schedule will be built based on business needs.
- Daytime hours with the possibility of some evening hours, no overnight or late night shifts
This is a Permanent, Part Time Position