Local Driver-Class A
Job Details
Experienced
Business Services - Tempe, AZ
High School or GED
$18.00 - $19.00 Hourly
Road Warrior
Any
Transportation
Description

SUMMARY

Acts a crew leader, directs loading of furniture into van, drives truck to specified destination, and unloads contents by performing the following duties.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Transports used and new household goods and over land to and from origin to destination.
  • Inspect vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues and perform preventative maintenance
  • Document and log work/rest periods spent driving and retain fuel/toll receipts
  • Comply with truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking and break periods) as well as with company policies and procedures
  • Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions
  • Collect and verify delivery instructions
  • Report defects, accidents or violations
  • Pack & prepare items for transport.
  • Complete & sign required paperwork
  • Wraps furniture with blankets to prevent damage.
  • Wraps dishes and fragile items in packing paper and packs them into containers.
  • Loads truck, distributing weight evenly, forming compact load, and utilizing space.
  • Obtains customers signature or collects payment for services.
  • Follows DOT and Dircks safety policies.
  • Adheres strictly to hours of service.
  • Cleans and maintains van.
  • Collects or picks up empty containers, packing materials.
  • Must wear uniforms acceptable to Dircks Moving Services.

 

COMPETENCY

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
  • Technical Skills - Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.
  • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance.
  • Interpersonal - Maintains confidentiality.
  • Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests.
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Initiative - Volunteers readily; Seeks increased responsibilities; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.

 

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

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.

 

One-year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Must possess a valid Commercial Drivers License, maintain a passing DOT physical and maintain a clean MVR per Dircks insurance carrier guidelines.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

 

COMPUTER SKILLS

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office word processing software, as well as Cisco phone systems.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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 will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

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. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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