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Wholesale Delivery Driver

Date Posted: 20 February 2017

Location: Silver Sage Garden Centers, Inc., Littleton, CO
Please Contact
Sarah
sarah@silversageco.com
303-730-7243

Silver Sage Garden Centers, Inc. offers a quality gardening experience through our commitment to our community members and local landscapers. Our staff prides itself on providing a warm environment, consistent quality, sharing knowledge, and leading with integrity as we strive to be Colorado's Front Range leading tree, shrub, and flower nursery.

We are seeking a Wholesale Delivery Driver for our 10+ acre nursery with the following attributes:

  • A clean motor vehicle record
  • Ability to effectively, and professionally interact with customers in order to meet their needs accurately and efficiently.
  • Ability to create and manipulate a delivery schedule (load time, drive time, unload time, etc.) based on demand and customer needs.
  • General knowledge of Denver Metro and surrounding areas in order to navigate deliveries or ability to read a map and take complex directions from customers.
  • Ability to drive large trucks with trailers attached and operate skid steer, golf carts, other small vehicles to move plants around the nursery and load or unload delivery trucks. Ability to count and document inventory accurately before and during loading and unloading of plant material.
  • Must be able to load, tarp, tie down, and flag vehicle for road-safe standards while maintaining the quality of any loaded plant material.
  • Ability to use landscaping tools and equipment such as a ball cart, shovels, wire cutters, hoses, water spigots, etc.
  • Ability to frequently, multiple times daily, lift 35-50 lbs. while helping load and unload deliveries..
  • Communicate any vehicle issues or maintenance required to an equipment manager daily.
  • Have a customer service mindset while working as part of a team.

Don’t be shy to apply if you do not have all the above attributes or related job experience. We are willing and expecting to train an individual for this position. A willingness to learn, take direction, and work in a fast-paced environment is key to the success of this position.

This is a seasonal position (March – October), but has the potential to turn into a permanent position if the employee proves to be a particularly good fit for year-round work and an integral part of our Silver Sage team. Starting hourly pay rate is dependent on experience. Possibility of wage increase, salary opportunity, or benefits is dependent upon performance and longevity of employment.

Job Type: Seasonal/ Full-time/Hourly Pay

Please send your resume to: sarah@silversageco.com or call Silver Sage Garden Centers (303) 730-7243


Wholesale Delivery Driver

Date Posted: 20 February 2017

Location: Harmony Gardens, Fort Collins and Brighton, CO
Please Contact
Toby Kane
toby@harmonygardens.biz

The Wholesale Delivery Driver is responsible for the safe and speedy transportation and unloading of plant material from our branches and field locations to our customers’ jobsites and/or yards.

KEY REPSONSIBILITIES:

  • Drive deliveries as directed by the Shipping Coordinator
  • Unload trees and plants at each delivery
  • Count material and document at jobsite while unloading
  • Communicate plant material quality issues to the Sales Team.
  • Communicate customer service issues to the Sales Team.
  • Ensure inventory accuracy by communicating order discrepancies and or shortages to the Sales Team.
  • Complete daily driver’s log
  • Ensure vehicle and load are within Colorado Dept. of Transportation regulations (flagged, tarped, tied down and free of loose debris)
  • Perform daily vehicle inspections
  • Assist the load crew with order loading
  • Assist load crew with tarping
  • Report any damage, vehicle maintenance, or repair issues to the Fleet Manager
  • Maintain harmony among workers and resolve issues quickly and effectively
  • Perform related work as required