Part-Time - AZ Driver

  • Burlington, ON, 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

As our AZ driver, you are responsible for transporting client shipments safely and in a timely manner while following MTO regulations and maintaining safety precautions for self and company vehicles.

Responsibilities

  • Safely transport client shipments on time
  • Safely operate company vehicles
  • Safely transport returned shipments from our US warehouse to our Burlington facility when required 
  • Conduct inspection of vehicles for mechanical operation and/or safety issues 
  • Perform required daily/weekly maintenance
  • Immediately report defects/safety issues/maintenance needs, accidents or violations
  • Document and log work/rest periods in accordance with regulatory requirements and/or company policies.
  • Comply with Provincial and US State laws/ regulations as well as with company policies and procedures
  • Load and unload vehicles as required
  • Collect and verify delivery instructions and shipment manifest 
  • Use Chit Chats platform and other technology deemed necessary by the company to complete the trip.
  • Understand and abide by cross border compliance regulations
  • Locate individual shipments and complete compliance inspections as directed by US Customs officials.
  • Work with supporting departments, such as compliance, in order to successfully complete trips. 

Qualifications

  • Must possess a valid AZ drivers license and maintain it during the course of employment 
  • Minimum two years proven experience driving an AZ regulated vehicle  
  • Clean CVOR
  • Working  knowledge of applicable truck driving rules and regulations
  • Adaptability and foresight to handle unexpected situations (traffic, mechanical failure, weather conditions, etc.)
  • Capacity for rapport and relationship building with supporting departments, partners and Border Officials 
  • Willing to submit to background/drug checks as required and provide employment recommendations

Additional Information

  • Class 1 safety shoes required (green triangle patch)
  • This is a part-time, permanent position.
  • 20 hours minimum and work every Saturday 

Covid-19 update: Chit Chats is an essential service.  We have strict Covid safety protocols in place for both our clients and our staff.