Overview: A Delivery Driver plays a crucial role in ensuring the timely and safe delivery of goods or products to customers, businesses, or designated locations. This position requires a responsible and dependable individual who can operate a delivery vehicle efficiently while maintaining a high level of customer service and safety standards.
1. Driving and Navigation:
• Safely operate a company-provided vehicle with boat and trailer
• Plan and follow the most efficient routes using GPS or navigation systems to ensure timely deliveries.
• Adhere to all traffic laws and regulations to maintain a clean driving record.
2. Loading and Unloading:
3. Customer Service:
• Greet customers courteously upon delivery and provide excellent customer service.
• Answer customer inquiries, address concerns, and handle returns or exchanges professionally.
• Maintain accurate and organized delivery logs, records, and receipts for accounting and auditing purposes.
• Collect and record customer signatures as proof of delivery.
5. Vehicle Maintenance:
• Perform routine vehicle inspections, including checking for fuel, oil, and tire pressure, and report any issues to the supervisor.
• Keep the delivery vehicle clean and in good working condition.
6. Safety and Compliance:
• Follow all safety protocols, including wearing appropriate safety gear and securing loads properly.
7. Time Management:
• Manage time effectively to ensure on-time deliveries.
8. Problem Solving:
• Handle unexpected challenges, such as traffic delays, vehicle breakdowns, or difficult customers, with professionalism and efficiency.
• Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record. Ability to operate a truck and boat trailer. Ability to operate a boat with pleasure craft operators card an asset.
• Good knowledge of local traffic laws and regulations.
• Strong time management skills.
• Excellent communication and customer service skills.
• Dependability and reliability.
Delivery Drivers typically work in various weather conditions and may need to lift heavy objects. The job may involve early morning, late-night, or weekend shifts, depending on the seasonal requirements.