Class 5 Driver

  • Saint-Laurent, Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Contract

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 Caring, Curious and Cheerful!

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 Ottawa, 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

  • Safe operation of a commercial vehicle for pickup of packages and delivery to United States Postal Service
  • Interact with and develop a relationship with clients, partner carriers and US Customs officials
  • Loading and unloading shipments including bags and skids according to company specifications
  • Using Chit Chats online platform to scan, receive and organize shipments
  • Interacting and developing a relationship with clients and representing our company in a professional and pleasant manner
  • 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

  • You must be available between the hours of 7 am to 5 pm - Monday to Friday.
  • 3 years previous commercially insured driving experience is a must
  • Valid Class 5 License and clean driving record required (motor vehicle record/MVR will be required)
  • Possess Valid Canadian Passport with the ability to travel to the United States daily
  • Commercial Driver Medical Certification or Equivalent
  • Bilingual (English and French) is an asset 
  • Heavy lifting is 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 probational period
  • This is seasonal FT Position