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Dock to Driver (External)

You belong at Dayton Freight! Join our team of Dock to Driver and be a part of The Dayton Difference.
Dayton Freight is a recognized leader in regional LTL transportation services and we are truly different from other carriers. It's apparent in how we treat our customers, and each other. Our culture is one of teamwork, respect and professional honesty. Dayton Freight appreciates its employees: you are not just a number, you are family. We attribute our growth to the dedication of our employees, and the loyalty of our customers and business partners.
Dock to Drivers are actively pursuing a Driver position with Dayton Freight Lines via the Company's internal Dock to Driver program. In addition to performing the principal duties listed below, Dock to Drivers must meet the minimum qualifications outlined in the applicable Dock to Driver program path and complete the Dock to Driver screening process, including but not limited to: MVR, Background Check, etc.
Additional job duties include:
Ensure preparation of trailer for loading/unloading by visual inspection to include; proper chocking of unit at dock, cargo area swept clean of all debris, nails, blocking; visually check for holes in roof, floor and sides of trailer and rear door seals
Timely communicate any known defects to Operations Supervisor on duty
Demonstrate ability to properly load/unload various freight commodities in a productive, safe, and claim-free manner
Knowledgeable in the use of all assigned freight handling equipment, as well as for the proper return of equipment to designated storage and/or containment areas
Maintain current forklift qualifications certificate and must retain document with him/her at all times
Demonstrate ability to accurately read and understand maps, road signs, shipping papers,hazardous materials markings and labeling information, as well as to determine and properly affix correct placards to vehicle
Available to work irregular work schedules and for alternating work shifts and/or assignments
Able to effectively interact and converse with customers and company personnel
Responsible for proper bill control process to include; writing the PRO Number, total piece count, total weight, checker initials, and any OS&D notations on the front side of the Dayton Freight Lines, Inc. trailer manifest
Ensure that no freight is loaded without a supporting document in the form of a Freight Bill, Working Copy Freight Bill, Bill of Lading, or Free Astry
Minimum Qualifications
No DUI, Citation/Conviction for Reckless Operation in the past 3 years
Less than 2 moving violations in the past 3 years
Basic math skills
Fluent in English
Able to pass a drug screen
Benefits
Stable and growing organization
Competitive weekly pay
Quick advancement
Quality Hours
Professional, positive and people-centered work environment
Modern facilities
Clean, late model equipment
Comprehensive benefits package: Health, Dental, Vision, AD&D, 401(k), etc.
Paid holidays (8); paid vacation and personal days


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