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Long haul truck driver

Posted by: Garry’s Moving & Construction Ltd.
Posting date: March 05, 2023      Expire in -66 days
Posting date: March 05, 2023
Expire in -66 days
Job location: Kelowna - BC, Canada
Vacancy: 10
Job category: Driving
Job id: 20230306-000310

Job description:

Employer: Garry’s Moving & Construction Ltd.


Job Title: Long haul truck driver (NOC: 7511)


Job Openings: 10


Job Location(s): 1310 Belaire Avenue, Kelowna, BC V1Y 6B9, but long-haul routes are across Canada and the United States.


Type of Employment: This position is for permanent, full-time work.  This is a long-haul position, work hours are morning, day, evening, night, weekend, shift, overtime, on-call, and flexible hours.  To be determined.


Wage Offered: $27.00 with an overtime rate of $40.50 per hour after 60.00 hours of

work in a week.


Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible


Education: Completion of Secondary School required.


Language Requirement: Basic English ability at the Canadian Language Benchmark

level 4 (English test required).


Credentials (certificates, license, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • British Columbia Class 1 Driver's License, Air Brake (Z) Endorsement required.
  • Heavy duty driving experience is an asset but not required.
  • On the job training provided to anyone with a valid BC Class 1 Licence and Air Brake (Z) Endorsement.
  • All applicants must complete the Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT) in British Columbia.

Type of Trucking and Equipment: Straight truck (4,600kg or 10,000lbs with 3 axles), tractor-trailer, refrigerated, and highway.

Type of Travel: Routes vary considerably and include travel through British Columbia, across Canada, and the United States.  Driving in teams of two drivers or as a single driver.


Tasks: Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials; loading and unloading of goods; tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo; planning travel schedules and routes; use of atlases and other trip planning aids; receiving and relaying information to central dispatcher; driving as part of a two-person team or convoy or as an individual driver; paying and receiving payments for goods; overseeing the condition of the vehicle and inspecting tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment.


Documentation Skills: Applicants must be capable of, or willing to learn how to use the following; bill of lading, driver logbook, inspection report, trans-border documentation, maintenance and repair reports.

Communication Equipment: Applicants must capable be capable of, or willing to learn how to use the following equipment; CB radio, cellular phone, and GPS equipment.

Security and Safety: Basic security clearance, criminal record check, clean drivers abstract, medical exam, drug test, and physically fit enough to weight handle up to 100 lbs.

Job Location(s): 1310 Belaire Avenue, Kelowna, BC V1Y 6B9, but long-haul routes are across Canada and the United States.


How to Apply: Please send resumes via email or by mail only.
Mail: 1310 Belaire Avenue, Kelowna, BC V1Y 6B9

Phone: (250) 938-7710


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