Truck Driver - Class B in Livermore, CA at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Livermore, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/17/2020

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 full-time Class B CDL Truck Driver who will service our Hawthorne distribution center in Livermore, CA.

This position would allow drivers to be home most every night and in the future, there could be the potential for occasional overnight long haul runs. Drivers will be responsible for complying with all DOT, state regulations, and Company safety and compliance policies. 

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Current, valid Class B CDL with a safe driving record

  • Must have at least 3 years verifiable driving experience

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

  • Experience operating warehouse equipment (forklift, order picker, pallet riders, etc.)

  • Ability to lift 55 lbs or more

Some other nice to haves:

  • Relationship Building - work with fellow associates, at all levels as well as contractors and suppliers

  • Innovative - bring forth new ideas and improved ways to help improve the way the department functions

  • Passionate - be engaged and work enthusiastically towards yours and company’s goals

What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones):

  • Home nightly

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

  • Fitness club reimbursement - $350/ Individual & $500/Family

  • Starting day one, 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).

  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.

  • 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.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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.