Delivery Driver, Nashville, TN 2019-03-28
at Empire Distributors Inc

Date Posted: 4/28/2019

Job Description

A Leading Beverage Distributor is now hiring Delivery Drivers (no overnights/no weekends). We are a large growing company with potential growth opportunities. We have a newer well maintained fleet. All trucks are 14 to 18 feet straight trucks with automatic transmission. This individual is required to drive a truck over established route to deliver products and/or render services. Individual will verify accuracy and collect payment from customers. We offer excellent benefits and competitive wages.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operates vehicle in accordance with all State and Federal regulations in a safe manner with respect to weather and road conditions.
  • Ensures that pre/post-trip inspection sheets are completed on each vehicle used. Notifies the Driver Supervisor of discrepancies.
  • Checks load conditions and maintains load using approved load-locks and tools in order to reduce product breakage and vehicle damage. 
  • Maintains security of load ensuring bay of truck is locked at all times Delivery Driver Associate is away from vehicle.
  • Ensures the assigned vehicle is clean at the end of each shift.
  • Handles, delivers, and works with all products that may be ordered by our customers. 
  • Delivers products according to invoices and customer requirements, ensuring that deliveries are made timely.
  • Uses electronic devices provided by the Company to accurately and consistently record start and stop times, assuring hours of service are recorded and remain in compliance with DOT Regulations.
  • Provides input on routes, including time windows, stop order sequence, etc., through proper channels.
  • Ensures that all invoices delivered are signed by the respective customer, paperwork is in stop-order sequence, invoices are matched, and route sheet is properly marked.
  • Collects payments based on terms established by the Company and Tennessee state laws.
  • Communicates shortages and overages of products, and returns items to the Distribution Center as necessary.
  • Resolves issues when possible with customers, and/or communicates those issues to the Company for proper resolution.  
  • Ensures proper deposit procedure is followed when depositing funds collected from route.
  • Completes training assignments by management in a timely manner, including but not limited to Worklete and Pro-Tread.
  • Performs job essential duties and responsibilities effectively while being monitored via DriveCam. 
  • Immediately reports any changes to driver license status or any citations issued by law enforcements authorities to Driver Supervisor.
  • Represents the Company therefore ensuring that the work uniform is worn properly, and maintains a neat and well groomed appearance.
  • Maintains a positive attitude and good work habits.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Education and/or Experience 

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations 

Must be able to obtain and sustain a TN ABC Wholesaler's Employee Permit

Must have a Valid Driver License with F Endorsement

Must be able to obtain and sustain a current DOT Medical Card

Computer skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have basic computer skills and knowledge of Smartphones. 


Empire is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace. I understand that if I am hired, my employment will be for no definite period, regardless of the period of payment of my wages. I further understand that I am employed on an "at-will" basis which means that I have the right to terminate my employment at anytime with or without notice, and the Company has the same right. No one other than the President of the Company has authority to modify this relationship or make any agreement to the contrary. Any such modification or agreement must be in writing, signed by the President.

I understand that if I am hired this application and all supporting documents will become part of my permanent employee record.

I understand that the company reserves the right to require me to submit to a drug test at any time and also reserves the right to require me to submit to an alcohol test and/or medical examination to the extent permitted by law. I understand that the Company may contact my previous employers and I authorize those employers to disclose to the Company all records and other information pertinent to my employment with them, whether favorable or unfavorable. I also authorize the Company to provide truthful information concerning my employment with it to my future prospective employers and I agree to hold it harmless for providing such information.

By submitting this application, I certify that all information that I provide on this application and in any interview will be true, complete and accurate. I understand if I am employed and any such information is later found to be false, incomplete or misleading in any respect, I may be discharged. #CB

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About Us

Empire Distributors, Inc. is proud to be associated with the following sister companies: Empire Distributors of North Carolina, Inc., Empire Distributors of Tennessee, Inc., and Baroness Small Wines, Inc. (Denver, CO). Together our mission is to be the very best at building brands and developing people. Empire Distributors is a wholesale alcoholic beverage distributor in the Southeast U.S. with over 800 teammates in nine locations. We are committed to offering our customers quality products at an outstanding value with exceptional customer service!

Our valued teammates are the direct link to our clients and the reason for our success. From merchandiser and sales jobs to driver and warehouse jobs, an array of career opportunities awaits you at Empire Distributors! We want to hear from you. Empire is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace. Empire provides equal opportunities to qualified applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans to compete for jobs. This obligation includes, if necessary, making reasonable accommodations for the application process to qualified individuals

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