GROWMARK FS is headquartered in Milford, Delaware with branches
in New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and
Virginia. GROWMARK FS has about 450 employees (including seasonal
workers) and approximately 13,000 customers. The cooperative does
business in seed, agronomy, crop protection, precision agriculture,
and custom application. GROWMARK FS is part of the GROWMARK System,
an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers
across North America and Ontario, Canada.
PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT
Operates a single, tandem or multi-axle configuration truck for
delivery and/or pick-up of agronomy and/or energy products
following specified time schedules to/from the company locations or
customer locations to achieve profitable business growth.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Operates all assigned vehicles, single, tandem, or multi axle
configurations, forklifts, etc. in accordance with established
safety standards and proper vehicle operation techniques.
Performs and records daily safety checks of assigned vehicle(s)
and associated equipment by conducting pre-trip inspections, such
as checking fuel and oil levels, inspecting tires, lights, and
brakes. Follows the preventative maintenance program and maintains
a clean truck to present a professional appearance.
Loads and unloads containers, pallets, or materials and
products, safely on trucks, trailers, or railcars by hand or by
forklift truck. When loading, ensures loads are evenly balanced and
distributed from the front of the trailer to the back and from side
to side, as well checks axle weights and loads them in accordance
with the DOT regulations.
Ensures that all deliveries and pickups are made in accordance
with time schedules and performs duties in a manner that promotes
superior customer service and professionalism within the company
and the industry.
Ensures that all associated documentation, such as bill of
ladings, delivery slips, and invoices are completed accurately and
returned to the branch location at the end of the day in order to
ensure timely receiving and payment of invoices.
Completes necessary paperwork, including accurate logbooks,
records of cargo and any other assigned record-keeping duties on a
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS
Responsible for maintaining company equipment according to
company standards, adheres to the company Uniform Policy, and
maintains the appropriate professional image
Follows GROWMARK's Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance
Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and
procedures, as they apply.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Normally requires a high school diploma or the equivalent
thereof, and 2 years or more of related work experience to
demonstrate knowledge of and the ability to safely operate tractor
trailer or tender truck equipment and to meet company and DOT
Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge,
collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and
Must have or have the ability to obtain and maintain a CDL
license with required endorsements and any other applicable
certification, license or permit, valid medical card and
satisfactory driving record, as applicable.
Ability to work extended hours and on-call as business
Must be able to obtain and maintain other applicable
certifications, licenses, and permits.
Occasionally exposed or required to:
- Extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, etc.)
- Noisy conditions
- Working conditions may include dust, fumes, chemicals, and
electrical hazards with appropriate safety measures
- May be required to work at varying heights
- Lift 51 - 70 lbs
Ability and willingness to participate in required training that
may include education on GROWMARK's policies and procedures and
additional training as it relates to the requirements of the
We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected
veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment
may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related
background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference
check, as applicable and permissible by law.