Overview

Company-Drivers are responsible for on time delivery of freight between Dollar General Distribution Centers, stores, and vendors. Responsible for hauling and unloading multi-stop freight to Dollar General Stores and also returning freight (as required) and rolltainers to the Distribution Center. Responsible for safely operating the vehicle and transporting all freight, which includes interstate and intrastate deliveries.

DUTIES and ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Transport store-delivery freight as well as store returns and backhauls over-the-road in a safe, efficient, and timely manner adhering to all Dollar General policies and state and federal regulations. 40%
  • Unload and reload freight and rolltainers at each delivery in a safe and efficient manner. 30% This includes: Rolling rolltainers off the trailer onto a lift gate and placing them into the backroom of the store; • Unloading individual boxes and/or totes as required and placing them in the backroom of the store; • Reloading return rolltainers and product onto the trailer and returning these items to the Distribution Center; and • Safely securing all freight and rolltainers at each stop before sealing the trailer.
  • Provide professional customer service to all parties including store teams, backhaul vendors, and distribution employees. 10%
  • Complete all necessary paperwork and maintain records required under state and federal laws and regulations. 10%
  • Ensure operation of the vehicle is in compliance with all state and federal laws and regulations. 10%

KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS:

  • Available for routine overnight travel for extended periods of time
  • Available to work any day of the week (Monday – Sunday)
  • Ability to squat, crouch and reach as needed to handle freight
  • Ability to enter and exit the vehicle’s cab numerous times each day
  • Ability to push and pull rolltainers weighing between 600 – 1,200 pounds
  • Ability to access and manually release fifth wheel lever and tandem pins, which requires horizontal pulling with a force of 100 pounds at a height of 44 inches and pulling with a force of 100 pounds at a height of 38 inches
  • Ability to occasionally lift, carry, or move freight weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to install and remove tire chains, hook and unhook trailers, and secure freight
  • Ability to work in severe weather conditions-both heat and cold

WORK EXPERIENCE and/or EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
  • 3 months previous tractor/trailer driving experience
  • Knowledge of all applicable Department of Transportation (“DOT”) Regulations and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
  • Meet all standards (medical, safety, etc.) required by the DOT, including any drug/alcohol test

BENEFITS:

  • Health Insurance Coverage Options (Medical/Rx, Telemedicine, Dental/Vision)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) Savings and Retirement Plan with generous company match with immediate vesting
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance Options
  • Supplemental Medical Coverage (Accident, Cancer, Critical Illness, Hospital Confinement)
  • Competitive base pay
  • Annual bonus opportunity
  • Service award recognition program
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • LifeLock Identity Theft Protection
  • MetLaw Legal plan
  • Business Travel Accident
  • Parental Leave
  • Healthy Lifestyle and Disease Management Programs
  • Financial Wellness, including employee discounts for pet insurance, auto/home insurance and more
  • Variety of investment options

*This information reflects the highlights of Dollar General’s benefit plans and is intended as an overview. Individual employee eligibility requirements may also apply. In the event of any discrepancy between a Plan and the information provided on this site, the official Plan document(s) will govern. Dollar General reserves the right to amend or terminate any Plan at any time and without notice.

Dollar General Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.


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