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Truck Driver

Location: West Palm Beach

Company: Tropical Shipping

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Florida

Job Category: Trucking

Publish Date: June 10, 2019

Company Description: Tropical has been rated as "best place to work" in the shipping industry for 10 years in a row. Employees enjoy our team spirit & work ethic and many have been with us for as long as 30 years. From those in the office to the team loading docks and conducting ship work, Tropical employees across the US, Canada, Bahamas and Caribbean reflect both the local communities we serve and the people with whom we do business. We see diversity and inclusiveness as an essential part of our productivity, creativity, and competitive advantage. We hire great people and our teams feel a lot like family. Together we do outstanding work and we enjoy a fun healthy work life balance.

Responsibilities:

Spots and picks up empty and loaded containers within the Miami and West Palm Beach area and other South Florida areas.

 

 

 

Requirements:

EDUCATION:

High School Diploma or equivalent

EXPERIENCE:

Five years verifiable experience driving over-the-road equipment, and two years verifiable experience working LTL freight.

LICENSE:

ICC and DOT certification and DOT physical. Valid Local Driver's License. Class A, CDL with HAZMAT and tanker endorsements.

TRAVEL:

100% Travel to local Tropical locations.

PHYSICAL:

Ability to climb in and out of truck and drive for extended periods of time. Ability to exert up to 50 lbs. of pressure to turn crank lever. Manual dexterity to perform repetitive motion tasks on computer or handheld. Ability to frequently twist, bend, reach, squat, kneel, climb on equipment, push/pull 50 pounds, crawl, lift and carry at least 80 pounds on a daily basis, Able to withstand constant exposure to extreme weather conditions,.

LANGUAGE:

English both oral and written.