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Truck Driver

Georgetown, Ontario


Company Name Oyster Freight Services Inc.
Job Type Full-time
Salary $24.50 - $ 26.50 per hour for 40 to 60 hours per week
Position 10
Department Transportation/Logistics
Job Location 93 Armstrong Ave Georgetown, ON L7G 4S1
Experience Required Experience as an asset
Education Required Secondary (high) School Graduation Certificate
Recruiters May Contact Yes
Indigenous Persons Yes
Vulnerable Youth Yes
Newcomers Yes

Job requirements


Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
AZ class license, Air Brakes Endorsement, Driver's License (Class 1 or A)

Experience an asset

Job type
Permanent, Full-type

No. of vacancies

$24.50 to $26.50 hourly for 40 to 60 hours per week

Specific Skills
Perform preventive maintenance; Perform brake adjustments; Load and unload goods; Receive and relay information to central dispatch; Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials; Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo; Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy; Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment; Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption; Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle

Documentation Knowledge
Accident or incident reports; Trip reports; Trans-border documentation; Maintenance and repair reports; Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip); Driver logbook; Bill of lading

Communication Systems Experience
Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment

Additional Skills
Coach colleagues on new methods or work techniques; Professionalism in customer service

Weight Handling
Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Security and Safety
Driver's validity licence check; Driving record check (abstract); Basic security clearance

Own Tools/Equipment
Steel-toed safety boots

Transportation/Travel Information
Willing to travel cross-border; Willing to travel for extended periods; Willing to travel overnight; Valid driver's licence; Drive manual transmission vehicle; Willing to travel internationally

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Repetitive tasks; Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding; Attention to detail; Sitting; Overtime required

Type of Trucking and Equipment
Tractor-trailer; Flatbed; Refrigerated; Dry bulk

Transportation/Travel Experience
Regional; National; International; Provincial/territorial

Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Reliability; Organized

How to apply
By email

By mail
93 Armstrong Ave
Georgetown, ON
L7G 4S1