Driver standing between to trailers

Driver Job Descriptions

Moving product from our warehouse to the shelves of your local community requires collaboration from many different driver types. With so many options on the table, drivers interested in taking the wheel with DTI Canada can choose the career that works best for their schedules and lifestyles.

Long Haul Driver

Department: Dot Transportation Canada, Inc.
Reports To: Director of Transportation
Pay Range:  $0.64 per mile, plus $50/night Layover  

Your Role

Operate commercial tractor trailer with a max GVWR of 80,000lbs, to and from set locations. 

  • Safely and efficiently operate equipment
  • Comply with all company, legal and regulatory requirements
  • Meet established company goals
  • Read and understand driver load paperwork
  • Perform other duties as required
Role Specifics

In this role, you will also:

  • Work in all weather conditions 
  • Drive, sit, walk and stand as required by the job
  • Perform regular, physical activity including lifting up to 25 KG on a regular basis
We Need You To Have
  • Class 1 or A license with Z Endorsement
  • A clean abstract
  • A minimum of 12-months experience as an AZ driver
  • Medical examiner certificate
  • Ability to read, speak, and comprehend the English language
We’d Like You To Have
  • Previous long haul driving experience in Canada

  • Haz Mat Certification

What Can Dot Offer You?

As a family-owned and -operated company, we feel we have created a strong family culture within our business. As a vital part of that family unit, we want to ensure you feel included and respected. We appreciate the opinions of our employees. In addition to an inclusive working environment, we will provide you with:

 

  • Benefits including prescription drug coverage, life, dental and vision insurance
  • RRSP with a company match and profit sharing
  • Paid time-off benefits and paid sick leave
  • Latest equipment, EDL and equipped tractors
  • Phone allowance

Customer Delivery Driver

Department: Dot Transportation, Inc.
Reports To: Director of Transportation
Pay Range: 28.00 per hour * Overtime after 40 hours per week *

Your Role

Our delivery drivers primarily deliver products to Dot Foods customers and pick-up from Dot suppliers.  This is an all dock-delivery and pick-up position.  We do not have ramps or two-wheel carts!  In this position you will:

 

  • Safely and efficiently operate equipment
  • Comply with all company, legal and regulatory requirements
  • Meet established company goals
  • Read and understand driver load paperwork
  • Perform other duties as required
Role Specifics

In this role, you will also:

  • Work in all weather conditions 
  • Drive, sit, walk and stand as required by the job
  • Perform regular, physical activity including lifting up to 25 KG on a regular basis
We Need You To Have
  • AZ license with a clean abstract
  • A minimum of 12-months experience as an AZ driver
  • Medical examiner certificate
  • Ability to read, speak, and comprehend the English language
We’d Like You To Have

Previous driving experience in the greater Ontario area or major metropolitan area

What Can Dot Offer You?

As a family-owned and -operated company, we feel we have created a strong family culture within our business. As a vital part of that family unit, we want to ensure you feel included and respected. We appreciate the opinions of our employees. In addition to an inclusive working environment, we will provide you with:

 

  • Benefits including prescription drug coverage, life, dental and vision insurance
  • RRSP with a company match and profit sharing
  • Paid time-off benefits and paid sick leave
  • Latest equipment, EDL and equipped tractors
  • Competitive compensation

Shunter

Department: Dot Transportation, Inc.
Reports To: Director of Transportation

Your Role

 A trailer spotter / yard jockey at Dot Transportation is responsible for safely and efficiently spotting trailers on the yard or at the dock door per instructions from the operations clerks.

 

  • Safely and efficiently drives trailers between pads, doors and buildings on a timely basis.
  • Slides tandems effectively to meet state bridge laws.
  • Accurately weighs loaded trailers.
  • Inspects spotter tractor, performs basic maintenance and fueling, and reports equipment problems
  • Checks refrigerator unit operations to ensure adequate product and temperature ntegrity.
  • Perform lot and /or yard checks
  • Applies lean thinking and tools to identify and eliminate waste in all areas of the position.
  • Transfer trailers between Ingersoll and the DOT Terminal yard in the GTA as needed.
Role Specifics

Schedule – Full-time – Specific schedule TBD

Work Environment – Temperature extremes (summer and winter conditions) working in both indoor and outdoor weather conditions.

We Need You To Have
  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Degree.
  • Ability to pass physical abilities test to meet standards of job and DOT requirements
  • Sufficient hearing and vision necessary to operate powered equipment safely
  • Safe driving record
We’d Like You To Have
  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with HAZMAT Endorsement.
  • Experience in a fast-paced, safety-sensitive environment

What Can Dot Offer You?

As a family-owned and -operated company for the past 55 years, Dot Foods has created a strong family culture within the business. As a vital part of that family unit, we want to ensure you feel included and respected for any differing ideas. We appreciate those opinions and count on them to make us successful. In addition to an inclusive working environment, we will provide you with:

 

  • Highly competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Family-friendly work environment
  • Ongoing training and development
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