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Delivery Driver - Trainee (Class A CDL)

Tampa, FL, USA Req #131
Sunday, October 18, 2020

This posting is always collecting applications. 

J.J. Taylor Distributing, Florida Inc. is a leading beer distributor in the state and distributes the products of  suppliers including; Miller, Coors, Heineken, Guinness, Yuengling, Sierra Nevada, and Sam Adams to name a few. Our mission is to be “First Choice” for our employees, customers and suppliers and creating value through optimal growth as the “variety leader” in the beverage industry. 

Work Schedule: 
Tuesday-Saturday, 5:00 AM start time

Required Experience: Driver or Delivery Personnel: 1 year

Required License: Valid Class A CDL License Salary: $52,000-$55,000 first year 

Vacation Days: Year 1=5 days, Year 2=10 days, Year 5=15 days

Personal/Sick Days: 7 Days each year

401K: 50% matching up to 10% of salary 

Other BenefitsHealth, Dental, and Vision Insurance, Company Paid Long Term/Short Term Disability, Company Paid Life Insurance and many other programs available!

For more information on J.J. Taylor, please visit our website:


General Summary:

Drives truck over established, assigned routes to deliver beer and other beverages. Unloads, stocks, and rotates product in stores and other retail establishments. Interacts with customers to take any additional orders or to answer any questions/complaints. Completes all the necessary delivery paperwork.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

-Ensures regular and punctual attendance

-Completes thorough Pre-Trip and Post-Trip Vehicle inspections.

-Reviews truck load sheet in order to ensure no loading errors have occurred.

-Drives truck to deliver product to assigned accounts.

-Unloads beer from truck using appropriate equipment, depending on type of delivery truck.

-Uses Handheld device to prepares invoices, enter payments, look up account balances and input over, short or missing checks and payments, for each stop on assigned route.

-Uses Handheld device to remove missing or damaged product from invoices.

-Collects payment from customers, and records transactions on customer receipt.

-Obtains customer signature on receipt for deliveries.

-Places delivery in coolers and builds in-store displays when required.

-Rotates product during deliveries to ensure all product is on code and fresh.

-Fills racks and prices when delivering to off-premise accounts.

-Settles all invoices and payments, collected during deliveries, at the end of each day.

-Collects damaged or out-of-date product from accounts in order to return to warehouse for credit with necessary documentation.

-Verifies with warehouse personnel all products on the truck at end of day that was returned, refused, or damaged. Completes all necessary paperwork.

-Checks in truck at the end of the day and ensures the inside of truck is clean.

-Communicates with Merchandisers, Sales Representatives, and other vendors in order to successfully complete the delivery of products.

-Listens to and resolves customer complaints. Escalates difficult complaints to a Delivery Manager when necessary.

-Operates vehicles in a safe manner, and obeys all Florida State and DOT laws.

-Adheres to all safety codes and OSHA standards.

-Maintains safe and clean working environment.

-Works overtime when required.

-Understands the bay assignment sheet


Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to drive a truck to deliver product to customer accounts.

-Must be able to regularly unload product (case of beer), which averages to 30 lbs., but can weigh up to a maximum of 49 lbs. from delivery vehicle and transport into customer accounts.

-Able to stock and rotate product in coolers and shelves.

-Able to design and build in-store product displays which may contain several hundred cases of product.

-Able to operate an electric pallet jack effectively.

-Able to maneuver a two/four-wheel dolly effectively.


Educational Experience:

-High School diploma or GED preferred.

-Minimum of 1-year previous experience as a Driver or Delivery personnel.

-Valid Class A CDL license required.

-Valid DOT Physical card.


Working Conditions:

-Warehouse environment.

-Regular exposure to extreme temperatures, dusty conditions, fumes, machinery with moving parts, and outside weather conditions, including wet and/or humid conditions.

-Possible exposure to chemicals and other toxicants, electrical shock, loud noise, and high places.

Other details

  • Job Family Driver
  • Job Function Delivery
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education High School
  • Tampa, FL, USA