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Government of Canada
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truck driver


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Important: We can't guarantee the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of this opportunity because it comes from an external website.

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About this opportunity

Salary

$24.10 hourly

Location

North York, ON

Education, Skills and Experience

Documentation Knowledge

  • Accident or incident reports

  • Trip reports

  • Maintenance and repair reports

  • Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)

  • Driver logbook

Communication Systems Experience

  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment

Additional Skills

  • Address customers' complaints or concerns

  • Professionalism in customer service

Weight Handling

  • More than 45 kg (100 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • Perform preventive maintenance

  • Perform emergency roadside repairs

  • 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

  • Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment

  • Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations

  • 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

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Willing to travel for extended periods

  • Willing to travel overnight

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks

  • Handling heavy loads

  • Physically demanding

  • Attention to detail

  • Sitting

  • Large workload

  • Overtime required

Type of Trucking and Equipment

  • Straight truck (4,600kg+ or 10,000lbs+ with 3+ axles)

Transportation/Travel Experience

  • Regional

  • Local

  • Provincial/territorial

  • Short-haul

  • Long-haul

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • Flexibility

  • Team player

  • Excellent oral communication

  • Excellent written communication

  • Judgement

  • Reliability

  • Organized

Health benefits

  • Dental plan

Long term benefits

  • Other benefits

Application close date

Important: We can't guarantee the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of this opportunity because it comes from an external website.

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