Driver

Driver

Join Livingston and grow your career in the constantly changing world of international trade. Livingston is a market leader offering customs brokerage, international trade consulting, compliance and freight forwarding services around the world.  Livingston has over 3,000 employees at more than 90 key border crossings, sea ports, airports and other strategic locations in North America, Europe and Asia.  

Our fast-paced and collaborative environment offers you the opportunity to work with leaders in the industry, receive recognition for achievements and develop your expertise in the complex and evolving world of trade. Learn how you can make an impact at Livingston.

 

Job Type: Full Time 

Location: NS Halifax Eastern Passage - CN040 

JOB SUMMARY

The Driver is responsible for safe and timely pickup and delivery of vehicles within Canada and the US. Duties include vehicle inspections; loading and offloading car carrier; timely and accurate completion of daily logs, fuel, mileage and run sheets, while providing exceptional customer service at all times.

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Load and unload cars, trucks and vans as required.
  • Responsible for pickups and deliveries through the designated locations (local, inter-provincial and US).
  • Prepare condition reports and verify orders for accuracy, ensure the client has signed all electronic applications or necessary documents.
  • Perform daily pre-trip and post-trip inspections on truck and trailer.
  • Report to Dispatch on a daily basis for loads and instructions, maintain regular communication with Dispatch to ensure that customer needs are met.
  • Maintain an electronic log and other applications associated with the position.
  • Follow all Hours of Service regulations. 
  • Follow all speed and traffic regulations.
  • Report damages to cargo and truck immediately to the Manager/Supervisor.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management.
  • Adhere to established policies and procedures.
     

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

To perform this job successfully, the person must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable a person with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Clear driver abstract 
  • Experience with using Tandem axle auto hauler tractor with sleeper and Cottrell trailer
  • Proper loading, load securement and weight distribution techniques
  • Proper tie down techniques to prevent injuries and accidents 
  • Good communication and client relationship skills
     

WORK EXPERIENCE – MINIMUM REQUIRED

1 year of experience

EDUCATION

Required: High School/GED or equivalent

CERTIFICATIONS DESCRIPTION

COMPETENCIES

Business Acumen and Straight Talk
Inclusion and Collaboration
Agility
Customer First Focus
Accountability
Leading and Developing

At Livingston, the health and safety of our people is our number one priority.  All offers of employment for Livingston Transportation Inc., are contingent on the candidate showing proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to pass the pre-employment requirements.  Individuals may request an exemption from this requirement who (i) provide proof of a valid medical exemption from a qualified medical practitioner or (ii) claim a human rights exemption under the Human Rights Code and are able to support an exemption based on objective evidence that their claimed creed/religion prohibits vaccination against COVID-19.

 

Livingston is an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity, respect and one which reflects the diversity of the community in which we operate. Accommodations are available for applicants and employees with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please advise when submitting your application.