Direct - Driver Class C

Hamilton Meats, 3515 Main Street, Chula Vista, California, United States of America Req #636
Friday, July 29, 2022

We encourage you to bring your talent and effort to Harvest Sherwood and contribute to our shared success, while having fun, serving our customers, and strengthening the local communities in which we operate.  As the largest independent wholesale food distributor in the U.S., with 15 distribution centers from coast-to-coast, Harvest Sherwood is an essential business.  We buy, sell and deliver fresh, high quality protein products and other foods to over 6,000 retail and foodservice customers. 

Job Purpose 
The Driver, Class C is responsible for driving a service box truck for the purpose of delivering and unloading various products to customers on-time, using excellent customer service skills, and working in accordance with state, DOT regulations, and Harvest Sherwood standards. 
Key Responsibilities 
The Driver Class C will be assigned duties, based on organizational needs and priorities. 
Deliver product within assigned route schedule and time window.  Immediately inform the management team of any deviations 
Unload product from truck by hand or using hand cart/pallet jack, and place in designated customer storage areas.  May include transporting product down ramps, stairs, or docks, in all weather conditions 
Frequently lift, push, or move product that weighs 1-75 pounds, up to 100 pounds; frequently reach up to 72” to stack and unstack pallets and hand cart; constantly bend and twist while loading and unloading product, and retrieving items from trailer 
Verify delivery of items with customer and obtain proper signatures. Contact management for authorization when discrepancies on invoice and communicate all errors/returns 
Collect money (cash or checks) where required, and turn in all funds collected daily 
Pickup, load and unload damaged goods and customer returns, and complete necessary paperwork 
Perform pre-trip and post-trip responsibilities in accordance with Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations and Harvest policies and procedures 
Complete Department of Transportation (DOT) logs (electronic or manual as required), company vehicle maintenance reports and reconcile with appropriate company representative as required 
Always follow Harvest Sherwood preferred work methods and immediately advise supervisor of any unsafe conditions 
Maintain and safely operate all assigned equipment, including but not limited to hand cart, pallets jacks, and personal protective equipment 
Maintain sanitary conditions in tractor and trailer and assist with maintaining sanitary conditions in the warehouse and yard 
Perform other tasks as needed 
Qualifications and Experience  
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function assigned satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
Physical Demands: 
Frequently lift, push or move products that weigh from 1 up to 100 pounds. 
Must be able to sit and remain alert while driving through a shift. 
Must be able to enter and exit the vehicles cab many times a day (cab floor level 36 to 66 inches above ground level).  
Frequently reach up to 72 inches to stack and unstack pallets and hand card. 
Constantly bend, twist, climbing, squatting, crouching, and balancing while loading and unloading product, and retrieving items from trailer. 
Transport products down ramps, stairs, or docks in all weather conditions 
Valid Class C Commercial Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record 
Able to read, write and communicate in English as it relates to the job and to the safety regulations 
Must have basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide) 
Must pass pre-employment testing (Drug Screen, Background Check, and DOT physical) 
Must be able to work a varied schedule to include nights, weekends, and holidays 

Harvest-Sherwood is committed to offering competitive benefits to our employees and their dependents, including paid vacation, health insurances, and a 401K plan!


*We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


Other details

  • Job Family Transportation
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Hamilton Meats, 3515 Main Street, Chula Vista, California, United States of America