Driver - Transportation Job in Brooklyn, MS

Location: Brooklyn, MS 39425
Industry: Transportation
Job Type: Temp
Hourly Rate: $15.00
Posted: 11/10/2023
Job Ref Code: 37-105-4573

Equal Opportunity Employer

Your Job

Do you like driving vans or trucks, and being on the road? Are you good with making pick-ups, transports and drop-offs on schedule? Can you learn driving routes, follow detailed instructions and maintain traffic laws? Well if you can do all this and take pride in providing a vital service to customers, then we want to talk to you about an opportunity as a Driver!

Your Day

The job responsibilities may include the following:

  • Loading and unloading cargo.
  • Communicating with costumers to determine pickup and delivery needs.
  • Reporting any incidents they encounter on the road to a dispatcher.
  • Following all applicable traffic laws.
  • Reporting serious mechanical problems to the appropriate personnel.
  • Keeping truck and associated equipment in clean and good working order.
  • Accepting payments for shipments.
  • Handling paperwork, receipts, or delivery confirmations.
  • Planning routes and meeting delivery schedules.
  • Collecting and verifying delivery instructions.
  • Complying with appearance standards and wearing a company uniform.
  • Working weekends, holidays, or extended hours.
  • Carrying or lifting heavy objects as well as squatting, kneeling, bending, or crawling in awkward positions.

You will also need to have:
  • A valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.
  • Good health, physical strength, depth perception, and ability to concentrate on job responsibilities.
  • Ability to understand and communicate information (English language is also essential).
  • Customer-service skills, hen interacting with customers to make a good impression to ensure repeat business.
  • Good hand-eye coordination, when driving, to observe surroundings while operating a complex machine.
  • Math skills, to take payments, and be able to count cash and make change quickly and accurately.
  • Patience when driving through heavy traffic, remaining calm and composed.
  • Hands-on experience with electronic equipment and software (GPS, etc.).
  • Ability to navigate city streets, roads, freeway, etc., and learn local areas.
  • Adaptability and foresight to handle unexpected situations (traffic, weather conditions etc.).
  • Be willing to submit to background/drug checks and provide employment recommendations.

Your Gain

What you may gain while on the job:

  • Staying active — This job will keep you busy and constantly moving throughout the day.
  • Communication skills — provide information and coordinating with supervisors, co—workers, and customers to carry out daily responsibilities.
  • Learning opportunity — a chance to learn a wide variety of skills and industry knowledge.
  • Teaching & mentoring skills — helping train and prepare new employees for the job.
  • Rewarding career — opportunities for advancement to supervisory or management roles.

Your Experience

Less than 1 Year

Questions? Contact Your Local Branch Office

Current Location
206 S 28th Ave
Hattiesburg, MS
Open 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Equal Opportunity Employer