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Job Details

Tow Truck Driver

Employer

Carmichael Towing

Date Posted

August 25, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location High Prairie, AB
  • Earnings $25.00 to $30.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 50 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Oct 20, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Carmichael Towing

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • First Aid Certificate
  • Driver's License (Class 3 or D)
  • Class 3/3F/DF Licence (trailer truck, vehicles with more than 3 axles)
  • Air Brakes Endorsement

Documentation Knowledge

  • Trip reports
  • Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
  • Driver logbook

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Additional Skills

  • Address customers' complaints or concerns
  • Professionalism in customer service

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Vehicle and Equipment Experience

Towing tractors

Specific Skills

  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • Perform brake adjustments
  • Load and unload goods
  • Receive and relay information to central dispatch
  • Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials
  • Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption
  • Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Cellular phone

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Drive manual transmission vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Attention to detail
  • Sitting

Work Location Information

Various locations

Type of Trucking and Equipment

  • Flatbed
  • Tow truck

Transportation/Travel Experience

  • Local
  • Provincial/territorial
  • Short-haul

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Organized

Teleworking Information

On the road job

Benefits

  • Medical Benefits
  • Disability Benefits
  • Dental Benefits
  • Group Insurance Benefits
  • Life Insurance Benefits
  • Vision Care Benefits

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

By e-mail:

ipmech@telus.net

By phone:

780-523-1210 Business Hours: 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM

In Person:

5109 40 Street
High Prairie, Alberta T0G1E0
Between 09:00 AM and 06:00 PM

Advertised Until

Oct 20, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Tow Truck Driver is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Long-Haul Truck Drivers
METHODICAL

Interest in copying to record cargo information, distance travelled, fuel consumption and other information in log books or on on-board computers, and to obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes; and in performing pre-trip inspections of vehicle systems and equipment such as tires, lights, brakes, and cold storage

OBJECTIVE

Interest in driving straight and articulated trucks to transport goods and materials; may drive as part of a two-person team or convoy, and may transport hazardous products and dangerous goods

directive

Interest in speaking to communicate with dispatchers and other drivers using citizens' band (CB) radios, cellular telephones and on-board computers; and in overseeing all aspects and functions of vehicle such as condition of equipment, loading and unloading, and safety and security of cargo

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Line-Haul and Local Truck Drivers
METHODICAL

Interest in copying to record cargo information, distance travelled, fuel consumption and other information in log books; and to perform pre-trip inspection of vehicle systems and equipment such as tires, lights, brakes, and cold storage

OBJECTIVE

Interest in driving straight trucks to transport goods and materials; may drive as part of a two-person team or convoy, and may transport hazardous products and dangerous goods

directive

Interest in speaking with others to oversee all aspects of vehicles such as condition of equipment, loading and unloading, and safety and security of cargo, as well as to communicate with dispatchers

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn More

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