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Truck Driver in L'Orignal at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 2/5/2019

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Job Description

At the Hawthorne Gardening Company (HGC) we want our people to empower more people to garden no matter where and how they choose to grow. We accomplish this by encouraging people to live happier, healthier lives through gardening. If you also feel this way then you’d fit in great with us!

As a Truck Driver - Class A, you will drive mostly bulk, moving floor and flatbed trailers to deliver products to our clients. The Truck Driver will be responsible for safe and effective handling of our different soils, composts and substrates (bulk and bags). Amongst other things, you will be responsible for maintaining the company's good image with the clients and complete the required shipping/transportation documents while verifying the accuracy of the documents. You could also may be asked to operate an excavator, front-end loader and forklift truck to load the trucks.

If you have the following qualifications, you are the person we are looking for!

  • Valid Class A driver's license
  • More than 8 years of experience to related tasks
  • Good driving record (points/accidents)
  • Have an energy efficient approach
  • Significant experience in customer service and deliveries
  • Good geographical knowledge of Ontario and Quebec roads
  • Good knowledge of general mechanics
  • Ability to communicate and build relationships with customers
  • Be autonomous and able to drive in a variety of weather conditions
  • Have the ability to drive heavy equipment, an asset.

This position is based on approximately 9 to 10 months per year. You must be available during the day and evening. The hours are approximately 60 to 70 hours per week, and the short trips will allow you to go back home every night.

Salary : based on experience

Job status : permanent, seasonal

Work shifts : day, evening

A titre de camionneur - Classe A, vous conduirez principalement des remorques de vrac, planchers mobiles et des remorques a plateau a destination de nos clients. Le camionneur sera responsable de la manutention securitaire et efficace de nos differents terreaux, composts et substrats en vrac et en sacs. Entre autres, vous etes responsable de la bonne image de la compagnie aupres de nos clients et vous avez a completer les documents de livraison ou de transport tout en vous assurant de l'exactitude des documents. Vous pourrez aussi etre appele a utiliser une pelle mecanique, une chargeuse frontale ou un chariot elevateur pour le chargement de camions.

Si vous possedez les qualifications suivantes, vous etes la personne que nous recherchons :

  • Possedez un permis de classe A valide
  • Avoir plus de 8 ans d'experience a des taches connexes
  • Posseder un bon dossier de conduite (points/accidents)
  • Avoir une conduite eco energetique
  • Avoir une experience au niveau du service a la clientele et de la livraison
  • Avoir une bonne connaissance geographique des routes de l'Ontario et du Quebec
  • Avoir une bonne connaissance de la mecanique generale
  • Habilete a communiquer et a developper des relations avec les clients
  • Etre autonome et habile dans la conduite sous differentes conditions meteorologiques
  • Habilete a conduire des equipements lourds, un atout.

Ce poste est sur une base d'environ 9 a 10 mois par annee. Vous devez etre disponible de jour et de soir. Les heures de travail sont de 60-70 heures par semaine et les courts voyages font en sorte que vous serez de retour a la maison tous les soirs.

Salaire : selon experience

Statut d'emploi : Permanent, saisonnier

Quart de travail : jour, soir

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Hawthorne Gardening Company by accessing our Talent Network: HGC Talent Network

The Hawthorne Gardening Company is a start-up company focused on hydroponic gardening. Dedicated to creating high quality products founded in social and environmental responsibility. Backed by the largest lawn and garden company in the U.S. (Scotts Miracle-Gro, NYSE: SMG) we bring new ideas, values, and culture to our endeavors without the constraints of a large corporation. We are an energetic, progressive-minded, sustainability-focused group of highly-motivated individuals, eager to share our love of gardening with the world.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Sunlight Supply, General Hydroponics, General Organics, Vermicrop, Botanicare, AeroGarden, CanFilters and Gavita Lighting.

Hawthorne Gardening Company is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Hawthorne Gardening Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Hawthorne Gardening Company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.