Delivery Drivers - average $25.59-36.65/hour in first year!

ID# 002014

American Furniture Warehouse
2805 N Chestnut St
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
United States

Job Posted
5/10/2021
Posting Expires
7/9/2021
Industry
Retail
Application Closing Date
5/26/2021
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
No
Degree Required
No
Security Clearance Required
No
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
Heavy Travel

Job Description

If you like delivering joy, consider a career at American Furniture Warehouse.

American Furniture Warehouse has been delivering smiles for over 40 years.

American Furniture Warehouse is looking for delivery drivers to deliver smiles every day. Driving for AFW is a rewarding job that provides you an opportunity to see the scenic views of not just Colorado but the surrounding states. Every day you will meet new people giving the best customer experience by delivering, assembling, disassembling, and removing merchandise from our customer's homes. Our drivers provide a white-glove service demonstrating how to use merchandise and explain AFW policies and procedures to our customers.

This is a demanding and rewarding position!

First-year drivers average $25.59-36.65 per hour!

ü We pay every Friday.

ü 70 hours of sick pay annually

ü 40-80 hours of vacation annually

ü 2 personal days each year

ü Company provided training & leadership development tracks for promotion opportunities.

ü Gym facilities in most work locations

ü Excellent benefits

Job Requirements

· Delivery drivers must be honest and caring. You are ambassadors of the brand!

· Clean Motor Vehicle Record with 2 or less moving violations with in the past 3 years. (Applicants may be asked to provide an updated

· Obtain and maintain a D.O.T Physical card. (We pay for this)

· Able to perform vehicle pre-trips up to FMCSA standards.

· Assembly/Delivery experience preferred.

· Must own your own hand tools. (We help with that, too)

· Knowledge of and the ability to perform the correct lifting/team lifting techniques.

· Experience using hand tools.

· Ability to safely operate a company-approved safety knife.

· Knowledge of team lifting and the ability to perform it. Work closely with a partner to perform deliveries.

· Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies, including Dispatch Track and ipadsiPad.

Job Requirements
More about the job:

ü Drivers work 5-6 days a week. It is often 6 days during busy seasons. We start early. Get in. Get out. Make customers happy. Go home.

ü Assemble/disassemble furniture correctly and efficiently using a variety of tools.

ü Efficiently and safely load and unload furniture to and from a delivery truck.

ü Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to explain merchandise and policies to customers.

ü Ability to team lift merchandise off and on a box truck and in and out of a customer’s home.

ü Work safely.

ü Work in a physically demanding, fast pace environment for an extended period of time.

ü Able to communicate effectively with team members, supervisors, and customers.

ü Be able to work independently with little supervision.

ü Partner with multiple departments to continuously improve processes, maximize efficiency and exceed customer service expectations. Commitment to AFW’s safety policies and procedures and ability to promote awareness.

Assemble/disassemble merchandise correctly and efficiently using a variety of tools while sustaining a high level of quality assurance and attention to detail in the customer’s home.

ü Able to identify and read invoices and UPC labels to ensure invoices are complete.

Inspect and inventory all merchandise prior to delivery load out.

Efficiently and safely load and unload merchandise to and from a delivery truck.

ü Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to explain merchandise and policies to customers.

ü Ability to team lift merchandise off and on a box truck and in and out of a customer’s home.

ü Maintain a clean safe work environment including but not limited to truck cabs and straight box trucks.

Must be willing to chain up during severe weather.

Must function and interact on a routine basis with Customer Service and the AFW management team.

ü Initiative to work in a physically demanding, fast pace environment for an extended period of time.

ü Able to communicate effectively with team members, supervisors, and customers.

Time management and organizational skills.

ü Coordinate and work effectively with multiple departments to continuously improve processes, maximize efficiency and exceed customer service expectations.

· Ability to efficiently work independent of direct supervision.

· Professional appearance.

· Able to have a flexible schedule and work all shifts, holidays, and weekends.

· All training provided by AFW



Physical Requirements:

· Requires the ability to maneuver in confined and at times congested areas, not limited to but including stairways, hallways, and elevators.

· Requires the ability to stand, walk, stoop, & bend for 10 hours or more daily.

· Requires constant use of arms, hands, fingers, eyes, legs, and back.

· Requires lift, lower, push and pull all sizes of merchandise up to 100 lbs. frequently and ability to handle/manipulate up to 250 lbs. frequently.

· The Delivery Driver position requires lifting, gripping, bending, kneeling, stooping and moving merchandise 10 hours or more daily.

Physical Work Environment:

· Fluorescent Lighting

· Concrete Flooring

· Climate affected by outside conditions including extreme heat/cold internally and externally.

· Considerable exterior/interior noise

A pre-employment drug screen and pre-employment background check must be passed upon job offer. American Furniture Warehouse provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
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