Columbia Distributing

Everett , WA
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CDL Delivery Driver (Class A)

Columbia Distributing
Everett, WA Full-time
Posted on October 4, 2018
Columbia Distributing is one of the nation's largest malt beverage, wine and non-alcoholic distributors. Our success is based on the fact that we never lose sight of delivering what are really important--quality products, timely service, and a genuine concern for our customers' needs. And we succeed because of the enthusiasm and dedication our employees bring to their jobs every day. Whether it's their dedication to our customers, their dedication to the communities we serve, or their dedication to each other--it's the people who work here that make it such a great place to work.

When you work for Columbia Distributing, you are part of a progressive, growing organization with a reputation for high quality products and services. We are hardworking, dedicated, men and women who have set out to become the nation's top distributor.


Classification: Non-exempt

Reports to: Delivery Supervisor

Starting Pay Range: $20.38 - $23.80 per hour


How You Contribute to Columbia's Success:

The Delivery Driver plays a critical role in the day-to-day operations, while interacting with customers, Sales Representatives, and Merchandisers on a daily basis to meet the expectations of the business. They are responsible for delivering, unloading and checking in the product to customers each day. Our Drivers are the face of the Company and must provide top notch customer service.

What You'll Accomplish Day to Day:

  • Drive assigned route, delivering Company's products in a safe, timely and professional manner
  • Unload and load, check in and service product to meet customers' needs and expectations
  • Rotate all Company's product according to Company standards
  • Develop and maintain positive, cooperative and team-oriented relationships with co-workers, supervisors, managers and others you come into contact with throughout your job
  • Adhere to and follow all Company policies, procedures and governmental regulations
  • Adhere to all state liquor laws and regulations
  • Balance invoices, money, and inventory
  • Provide excellent customer service to all assigned accounts
  • Work with sales team members on a continual basis to support and evaluate customer's needs
  • Demonstrate behaviors consistent with those of the Company's Core Values at all times
  • Complete all other tasks or projects as assigned

Key Competencies

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to resolve conflict
  • Effective organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently while managing multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Ability to drive commercial truck

Work Environment: This job operates indoors and outdoors.

Physical Demands

  • Use power/manual pallet jack
  • Lift/carry and push/pull 35 lbs. repetitively, moving kegs up to 165 lbs.
  • Bend/stoop/crouch/squat/use arms/wrists/hands/grasp

Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time position, days and hours of work vary and may include weekends and overtime.

Travel: Local travel only and home every night!

Must be at least 21 Years Old

Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Class A Commercial Driver License (CDL)
  • Maintain valid driver's license with acceptable driving record and current certification

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Six (6) months previous driving experience
  • Previous grocery or retail experience


AAP/EEO Statement

Columbia Distributing is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.