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Hearst Television Truck Driver in Bridgeport, Connecticut

**Job Description

POSITION: TRUCK DRIVER

DEPARTMENT: CIRCULATION

DIVISION: TRANSPORTATION

REPORTS TO: TRANSPORTATION MANAGER

**BASIC FUNCTIONS:

TO DELIVER & PICK UP PRODUCTS AND PRODUCTION MATERIALS TO & FROM DESIGNATED DELIVERY LOCATIONS IN AN EFFICIENT AND SAFE MANNER.**

**DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. TO BE ABLE TO READ & UNDERSTAND DELIVERY AMOUNTS, DROP LOCATIONS & INSTRUCTIONS ON ROUTE MANIFESTS

  2. TO OPERATE ASSIGNED VEHICLE IN A SAFE & LEGAL MANNER.

  3. FOLLOW ALL OPERATING PROCEDURES IN DRIVER’S MANUAL.

  4. TO PREPARE IN AN ACCURATE MANNER ALL REPORTS REQUIRED AS TO DELIVERY OF PRODUCT & OPERATION OF VEHICLE.

  5. MAINTAIN A DRIVING RECORD THAT MEETS STANDARDS SET BY COMPANY.

  6. BE ABLE TO FOLLOW DIRECTIONS AND READ MAPS.

  7. TO BE KNOWLEDGABLE OF POST OFFICE DELIVERY & PROCEDURES.

  8. TO BE ABLE TO DRIVE OVER THE HIGHWAY & MANUVER LARGER DELIVERY VEHICLES WITH G.V.W. OF UP TO 25,500LBS WITH BOTH STANDARD & AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS.

  9. HAVE TOW MOTOR & PALLET JACK HANDLING ABILITIES.

  10. HAVE A BASIC KNOWLEDGE OF DOT REGULATIONS.

  11. PERFORM ADDITIONAL DUTIES AS ASSIGNED BY THE TRANSPORTATION MANAGER.

**EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

MINIMUM OF 2-5 YEARS EXPERIENCE OPERATING TRUCKS OF UP TO 25,500 LBS. G.V.W.. POSESS A VALID CONNECTICUT OPERATORS LICENSE WITH A PERFECT DRIVING RECORD. DELIVERY EXPERIENCE IN LOCAL AREA. A CDL LICENSE PREFERRED.

**PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

MEET DRIVER PHYSICAL STANDARDS AS DEFINED UNDER THE COMMERCIAL CARRIER ACT. ABLE TO SAFELY LIFT BUNDLES OF AT LEAST 50 LBS.

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