Posted: Thursday, December 28, 2023 05:05 AM
Why join Super-Sod? Super-Sod is an organization that has a 70-year reputation for outstanding leadership, innovation, and expertise. Our employees use their creativity and talent to invent new solutions, meet new demands, and offer the most effective services and products in the industry. With your active involvement, creativity, and support, Super-Sod will continue to achieve its goals. Super-Sod offers a welcoming environment to both our customers and employees. Our teams work highly collaboratively and are proud of the dynamic culture which cultivates company-wide growth and teamwork. Super-Sod employees stand out as being industry professionals who offer knowledge, experience, and a passion to serve. In turn, the Company provides our family of employees’ competitive wage and benefit offerings to ensure their needs are exceeded and their own families are provided for. In addition to numerous awards for quality products, Super-Sod is honored to be consecutively named a Top Workplace by the Atlanta Journal Constitution year after year. In addition to good working conditions and competitive pay, it is Super-Sod’s policy to provide a combination of supplemental benefits to all eligible employees. In keeping with this goal, each benefit program has been carefully devised. These benefits include flexible paid time-off, such as vacations and holidays, as well as comprehensive and innovative health and wellness plans that include products like medical, dental, vision, HSA, and supplemental life, accident, hospital, and critical illness. We are constantly studying and evaluating our benefit programs and policies to better meet present and future requirements. These policies have been developed over the years and continue to be refined to keep up with changing times and needs. A Super-Sod Commercial Driver is expected to work as a valued member of the shipping and receiving operations. This job will primarily consist of local vehicle operations involving positioning and moving trucks and trailers on and between our farms, retail facilities, and commercial/residential properties. Essential Functions Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Operate company-owned and leased trucks over 4 tons to facilitate shipping and receiving operations. Operate trucks for the delivery, pickup and relocation of farm products and materials. Perform required before-, during- and after-operation “user maintenance” and provide required reports. Provide outstanding customer service during delivery and pickup operations. Operate all MHE or Material Handling Equipment. Maintain all required certifications required by DOT and OSHA and company safety programs. Maintain and protect all property in excellent condition. Perform any other tasks assigned to support and improve the overall team operations. Competencies Technical Capacity. Customer/Client Focus. Ethical Conduct. Time Management. Leadership. Problem Solving/Analysis. Supervisory Responsibility This position requires personal time management and scheduling. Work Environment The employee will be expected to work outside in all weather conditions and must have suitable clothing. They must have the ability and willingness to work in adverse conditions, not just including extreme weather but enclosed spaces and heights up to 80 feet. The employee will be expected to work around and with machinery that distributes loud noises and exhaust. Personal Protective gear is provided by the employer. This position does require handling and operating of heavy equipment which may introduce a high risk to slips, trips and falls. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Company drivers are required to sit and steer for long periods of time while having the ability to coordinate several parts of the body, such as arms and legs, while operating a commercial truck. A driver will be expected to operate forklifts used for loading and unloading sod and other farm and retail products. Drivers must be able to get in and out of their trucks multiple times throughout the day as well as on and off forklifts multiple times each day using three-point contact. Must have adequate leg, foot, arm and hand control to climb into cab, operate foot controls and safely navigate vehicle through traffic and weather. Position Type and Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time position. Days and hours can change at the discretion of the Store Manager or Regional Director; though typical hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday work is required only as job duties demand throughout harvesting season (typically March-September from 7:00 a.m. to 12 p.m.). Weekly hours are extended during these months as well, typically 55-60 hours per week vs 40 in the offseason. Part-time positions are considered and negotiated between the driver and manager. Travel Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and evening travel may be expected. Required Education and Experience 2+ years proven experience in commercial truck driving preferred Clean driving record with no moving violations within previous 3 years Must possess valid Class A CDL and Medical Card Must pass background check and drug test Skilled at driving and parking large, heavy vehicles Alert, focused, and detail-oriented Physically and mentally fit Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. at a time Possess great physical stamina and focus during long driving shifts Comfortable with long-haul transport Able to operate electric lift, hand trucks, pallet jacks, etc. Proficient using GPS and other routing systems Map reading and route planning experience An innate sense of direction Self-starter who works well independently Disciplined, dependable, and resourceful High level of composure and good stress management High school diploma or GED required Customer service experience required Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Price - 49700 - 62900
• Location: Opelika, AL Opelika, AL Alabama
• Post ID: 9033970718 Auburn