*Truck Driver (shuttle driver) - starts at $18.00-$20.25 DOE*

Gilroy, CA posted on June 16

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From locally-sourced to national brands, Saladino’s Foodservice provides restaurants with the products they want and the business solutions they need. As the largest independent, family-owned foodservice distributor in California, our company is built on family values, sustainable business practices, servicing the customer beyond their expectations and giving back to the communities we serve since 1944.

Saladino’s Foodservice is driven by integrity and innovations. The basis of our success lies within the diversity of our associates, their distinctive ideas and their commitment to setting the highest quality standards that create a meaningful and inclusive workplace. Saladino’s associates are among the brightest in the business with a shared desire to learn and advance within our growing company. We combine our individual skills to achieve a higher level of shared success and are committed to promoting diversity of thought, ideas, perspectives and people.


Summary: The Shuttle Driver is responsible for driving specified tractor and trailers from starting point to destination and back, ensuring load is delivered timely and safely.  This position requires the safe operation of company provided equipment and is considered SAFETY SENSITIVE.


Essential Functions:

  • Drives set of trailers from starting point to destination and back; unhooks and hooks trailers to the proper tractor; confirms the route bags contain proper keys, paperwork and invoices; confirms the refrigeration units are set and cooling at the correct temperature.
  • Meets or exceeds company productivity standards.
  • Follows all D.O.T. regulations; maintains driver log according to state and federal regulations; performs and documents thorough vehicle pre-trip and post-trip inspections.
  • Interacts appropriately with onboard computer system.
  • Observes safety and security procedures, reports potentially unsafe conditions, reports injuries/accidents immediately, demonstrates safe behavior at all times, especially when using company property and/or operating equipment or vehicles.
  • Safety Sensitive jobs are held to a higher standard as reflected in performance evaluations and are subject to Random drug or alcohol testing.


Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The qualifications listed below are representative of the required knowledge, skill and/or ability and the physical requirements.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos; ability to write simple notes
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Listening, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of DOT rules and regulations
  • Working knowledge of on board computer, such as Cadec, preferred


Education and/or Experience

  • Minimum of 21 years of age
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of two years commercial class “A” driving experience preferred


Licenses and Certifications

  • Valid Class A CDL and Medical Card
  • Clean DMV printout (2 or less points)
  • Doubles endorsement


Saladino’s Foodservice cares about the health and wellness of its associates by providing them these benefits (among many others): 
• Health and Vision Insurance
• Dental Insurance
• Flexible Spending Plans
• 401K Retirement Plan
• 401K match – up to 4%
• Discounts for cell phone plans, family attractions, movie tickets, and more
• Vacation
• Sick Leave
• Bereavement Leave