Posted: Jan 5, 2023
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Skilled Labour | Class 1 Driver - Mainland Bound - FT

ColdStar Solutions - Victoria, BC
Full-time
Application Deadline: Feb 5, 2023

Do you love ferry rides? Do you love having 3 days off? Well, guess what! Our mainland-bound position just might be what you are looking for! This is more than just a job, it's a Cool Career and we want YOU to be a part of the team!

Running out of our Langford terminal, this position will work four days per week; the schedule would be Monday to Wednesday starting at 10: 30 a.m and Friday at 1 p.m.

Responsibilities:

This is a general freight position, doing multiple pickups on the mainland as well as load consolidation at the Richmond Terminal. In addition, the candidate works well independently, takes direction well, is not concerned about asking clarifying questions and has customer service as their first priority.

Qualifications:

- Minimum of 2 years of experience of driving a 53 foot trailer

- Class 1 driver’s license, and clean drivers abstract

- Knowledge of reefer settings and food temperature hauling requirements is an asset

- Good knowledge of the lower mainland, an asset

- Flexibility for scheduling is key

Benefits:

  • Health, dental, vision
  • RSP Matching
  • Life insurance, critical illness, long-term disability, AD&D
  • EAP & Wellness program
  • Personal days off & birthday off
  • Boot reimbursement, on-site parking, and more

Wage: Trip rate, to be discussed with successful candidate. Benefits at 90 days.

ColdStar Solutions Inc. is a Vancouver Island owned Grocery Wholesaler and Transportation company that specializes in hauling food products between Vancouver and all parts of Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, and the Gulf Islands of Georgia Strait, while also being a public Cold Storage operation.

ColdStar was just awarded the Top Fleet Employer Designation for 2021, which is awarded to leaders in promoting a positive image of the trucking and logistics industry. Seventy-seven of the best workplaces in Canada’s trucking and logistics industry were recognized this year.

ColdStar is trying to lower our carbon footprint by transforming our fleet to CNG (Natural Gas) powered tractors & by implementing a produce dehydrator to recycle spoiled produce into fertilizer.

ColdStar strongly believes that food gives us all an opportunity to share and connect. We also believe that we have a responsibility to give back to the communities that support our business. The Community Food Project is our way of giving, sharing, and connecting with the people in our communities. Once a month ColdStar, with the help of other participating sponsors, donates food to non-profit agencies on Vancouver Island.

ColdStar Solutions is committed to treating all employees with respect and providing a safe work environment. Please submit a resume to Human Resources, by responding to this ad. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted..

Please submit a resume and a recent driver’s abstract (within the past 30 days) to Human Resources, by responding to this ad. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent