Big Earth Sarasota – Class A CDL Delivery Driver
Big Earth Landscape Supply in Sarasota, FL, is looking for a motivated, experienced and committed truck driver, with a valid CDL Class A license. We are most interested in a candidate who is a self starter, can communicate well with vendors and dispatch and is ready to develop a route that fits our needs and your schedule. Pick up and delivery routes ranging from Fort Myers to Tampa Area. Take home program, flexible schedule and more available for the right candidate.
Candidate has the opportunity for immediate hire, if qualifications, screenings and evaluations permit. Drug test and a clean driving record is required. Please see below for description, responsibilities and qualifications. If this position peaks your interest and you want to join a fast-paced, growing and reputable landscape supply company, please apply using the form below.
Summary: Loads and unloads materials from purchase orders using dump truck or flatbed and delivers them to appropriate store or final destination.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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.
Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Operates forklift, front-end loader and pallet jack
- Performs pre-trip inspections
- Drives flatbed or dump truck
- Ensures knowledge of materials on purchase order
- Maintains interior and exterior of trucks and forklift as necessary
- Ensures exceptional communication skills with vendors and dispatch
- Reads road maps and utilizes GPS to navigate quickly
- Obeys traffic devices and traffic laws
- Follows trip sheets
- Notifies management of issues with truck
- Works ten or more hours in one shift as needed
High school education; or one year related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general information, such as purchase orders, addresses or dispatch instructions. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, vendors, customers, and the general public.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts pertaining to job requirements.
Ability to solve practical problems and develop a conclusion based on information presented. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of GPS or mapping programs.
Certificates and Licenses:
Valid Class A Driver’s License
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; work in high, precarious places; outdoor weather conditions and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Flatbed or Dump Truck
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
Big Earth Sarasota – Full Time Yard Person
Greets customers and offers assistance in the yard
Loads customers’ vehicles after purchase
Unloads semi-trailer for deliveries and new inventory
Stocks merchandise and arranges new inventory
Keeps yard clean of debris, including but not limited to empty pallets, plastic wrap, etc.
Maintains weeds in yard using herbicide to keep the yard looking clean and tidy
Sweeps warehouse and dusts products
Maintains equipment daily, such as oiling the forklift or front-end loader
Operates forklift, front-end loader and pallet jack