Class A CDL Local Driver in Ontario, CA at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 8/25/2018

Job Snapshot

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!

We are looking for a Delivery Driver Class A CDL who will grow at our Ontario, CA Distribution Center.

The purpose of this role is to safely and efficiently deliver product from the warehouse to local customers between the hours of 9am - 6pm (depending on your shift). This will include order pulling and loading the truck properly and safely. Must also be able to load the truck to expedite the deliveries according to the established route.

The perfect person will have:

  • Working knowledge of D.O.T., state, and OHSA regulations pertaining to operating equipment.
  • Must be able to drive, stand, walk, kneel, lift and bend required for virtually the entire shift. Balance - pulling product, climb in and out of truck. Lifting- Ability to lift and/or move products on a hand truck or pallet jack up to 55 lbs. repetitively.
  • Considerable knowledge of tractor/truck mechanics and maintenance.
  • Must operate warehouse equipment (forklift, order picket, pallet riders) safely and efficiently.
  • Use product pulling/tracking computer programs to get product from rack to pallets.
  • Able to operate efficiently in a fast paced environment with accuracy.
  • Able to adhere to established delivery protocols.
  • Ability to comply with company safety rules, regulations, and required testing.
  • Excellent knowledge of local area with ability to plan efficient delivery routes.
  • Clear written and verbal communications.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Courteous and professional demeanor.
  • Strong desire to provide excellent customer service.
  • Valid CDL Class A driver license with a safe driving record
  • Minimum 3-year tractor-trailer driving experience. Three years’ experience with driving Class A CDL and order pulling in a large distribution environment.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience with local route driving and operation of tractor-trailer.
  • Extensive experience operating warehouse equipment (forklift, order picker, pallet riders, etc.) as well as delivery truck.
  • Must be insurable for the company driver’s insurance.
  • HAZMAT endorsement is ideal.

This is what we will bring to the table:

  • Extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Discounted gym memberships across the U.S.
  • A highly energetic and fast paced environment at a rapidly growing company
  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program
  • Generous vacation day policy in addition to 11 holidays

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.

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