Driver CDL Class B in Portland, OR at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 6/21/2019

Job Snapshot

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    Portland, OR
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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!

We are looking for a Delivery Driver Class B CDL who will grow at our Vancouver, WA facility.

To safely and efficiently deliver product from warehouse to local customers. 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.

In this role you will:

  • Three years of commercial driving experience with a CDL Class B.

  • Working knowledge of D.O.T., state, and OHSA regulations pertaining to operating equipment.

  • Considerable knowledge of tractor/truck mechanics and maintenance.

  • Must be able to lift 55lb. products periodically throughout the day with no physical limitations.

  • 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.

The perfect person will have:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Three years’ experience with driving and order pulling in a large distribution environment.

  • Experience with local route driving and operation of 26’ lift gate box truck.

  • Extensive experience operating warehouse equipment (forklift, order picker, pallet riders, etc.) as well as delivery truck.

  • Current, valid driver license with a safe driving record.

  • Must be insurable for the company driver’s insurance.

This is what we will bring to the table:

  • Extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.

  • In house gym facility.

  • 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.