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Truck Driver – Class A

San Gabriel, California

Truck Driver- Class A

Job Description:

Responsible for completing Electronic Log Books (ELD’s) on a daily basis. Helps load and unload plant materials at Norman Nursery yards and helps unload plant materials at delivery sites. Completes daily vehicle inspection, notes on the ELD and notifies supervisor of any vehicle problems. Delivers product in a timely manner, ensures the proper paperwork is completed in an accurate manner at the job site, answers/calls supervisor at set intervals during the day and to report any problems, verifies order discrepancies. Maintains overall appearance and condition of vehicle, attends safety meetings, maintains current and correct license classification, conducts medical exam every two years and drug testing as required.

Job Functions:

Unloads or assists in unloading trailer by using forklift or hand truck.

Operate semi-truck according to state laws. Transports load to proper destination, observing all traffic laws and safety regulations.

Obtains all necessary signatures and returns completed paper work to shipping office.

Requires high degree of attention to detail and significant skill in the control of tractor-trailer

Frequently sitting in trailer cab for long periods of time.

Must secure loads after each stop so as not to damage plants for the next drop.

Walking, lifting up to 40 lbs., bending, squatting, reaching, pulling and pushing.

Abide by the hour’s restrictions as mandated by the state.

Adhere to all safety policies and procedures.

Other duties as assigned to meet departmental requirements.

Qualifications:

Must have good basic math skills. Ability to read and write. Ability to follow accurately verbal and written instructions. Attend technical training classes.

Valid state CDL’s license Class A . English is required in dealing with customer personnel at delivery points. Must meet Department of Transportation physical and medical requirements and pass substance abuse screening. Employee subject to random testing.

Please contact : malonso@normansnursery.com

Sales Assistant

Linden, CA

Summary Job Description:

Searching for an enthusiastic, detail and goal-oriented individual to work with the Linden Sales team. The ideal candidate is a quick learner, a proactive self-starter, has proficient Microsoft Office skills, experience in a sales environment, and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. This is an integral position that offers opportunity for career growth with the leading plant grower in the industry.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

Welcome and greet customers, communicate with customers via telephone, in person and by email.  Ensure high levels of customer satisfaction through excellent Sales Service, Support the Sales team by helping with the processing of orders, bids and credits, process any payments received in the office, request photos and plants specs as needed and general customer service.

Qualifications/Knowledge:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs Word, Excel & Outlook.
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Drive to continue to learn.
  • Competency in typing, editing, and creating written correspondence such as forms, emails and letters.
  • Able to audit own work, prioritize and complete multiple tasks with good follow-up practices
  • Able to lift a minimum of 35 pounds occasionally
  • Must be available to work the following schedule:

Monday- Friday- 8:00am to 4:30pm.

                                                                     Additional hours as necessary

Personal Attributes:

  • Ability to interact professionally and patiently.
  • Persistence in completion of tasks.
  • Willingness to learn new skills and computer technology as needed.
  • Willingness to serve as an active team player.
  • Strong communicator

Physical Demands:

Standard office duties including sitting for long periods of time and computer interface.

Please send resume to Maria Alonso at malonso@normansnursery.com