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CDL Driver/Backup Forklift Driver

Company: Central Garden & Pet
Location: Corsicana
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Our Pet Segment is seeking a CDL Driver/Backup Forklift Driver to be a part of our DMC Team based in Corsicana, Texas. The CDL Driver/Backup Forklift Driver will transport material by operating a commercial motor vehicle safely and courteously. Please see the job details below for more information.-- MEASURES OF SUCCESS

  • Drives gasoline, diesel-powered tractor-trailer combination, or straight truck to transport and deliver materials.
  • Inspection of vehicle condition to visually assure the vehicle is safe and all equipment is working properly, using a vehicle inspection report, and documenting its conditions pre and post-shift.
  • Inspect load to assure it is properly secured and all necessary equipment is safely in place prior to and delivery route.
  • Back in drops, pull out full and empty trailers.
  • Maintain an accurate daily driving log.
  • Maintain good housekeeping: clean truck, sweep and clean up spills.
  • Forklift Driver for Warehouse when no occupying CDL position.
  • Assist in loading and unloading of materials.
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor. IDEAL CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES
    • Valid/current CDL required, with demonstrated experience driving/backing tractor-trailer combination.
    • Driver---s license with excellent driving record, demonstrating safety first.
    • Ability to successfully pass a road test.
    • A DMC certification in forklift driving is required (company will train).
    • Ability to communicate with employees in a manner promoting a ---team--- work environment.
    • Must be willing to work overtime and adjust work shift schedule based on business needs.
    • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner. WORKING CONDITIONS
      • There may be some variation in work hours due to overtime, special projects, deadlines, and other concerns.
      • Generally, works in an exterior environment in all types of varying weather conditions (cold, heat). At Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ: CENT and CENTA), we believe home is at the center of our lives, and our employees are driven by our purpose to nurture happy and healthy homes. Our company is made up of thousands of people across North America, with an emerging footprint across the U.K., Mexico, China, and Canada - all dedicated to helping gardens bloom bigger, pets live healthier and communities grow stronger. We are united by our mission to lead the future of the garden and pet industries---one blade of grass and one wagging tail at a time. Visit our website at to learn more. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. #LI-MJ1

Keywords: Central Garden & Pet, Mesquite , CDL Driver/Backup Forklift Driver, Professions , Corsicana, Texas

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