5 Ton Truck Drive

  • Category
    Transportation - Driver
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Location
    Burnaby, British Columbia


Adecco is currently hiring for a Truck Driver for one of Canada’s largest liquor distribution companies. With over $3 billion in annual revenue, almost 200 stores nationwide and over 4,000 employees the client is no small fish.  This combined with over 100 years of experience means that you will be joining one of the leading payers in the alcohol beverage industry.

As a truck driver, your role is essential to keep the wheels of the business turning, quite literally. You will ensure that products get from the distribution centers to the front-line stores in a timely fashion. This requires dedication, reliability and experience.

Salary: $47- $53k depending on experience.

Contract: Full time- Permanent


Do you qualify for the position?

Here’s what we are looking for:

  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience related to the functions to be performed driving a Class 1 vehicle and completion of a defensive driving course and/or a recognized training program in the driving and operation of commercial type vehicles or heavy equipment. OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Class 1 BC Drivers License –
  • Clean driver's abstract for two years from the closing date of the competition.
  • Air brakes certification
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods Certificate, preferred.
  • WCB approved

 Here’s what would be wonderful to have, though not essential:

  • Forklift Operators License, preferred.
  • Experience with power rail gate and electric power jack, preferred.

Here’s what you need to know:

  • Good knowledge of the operation of equipment associated with the position.
  • Good working knowledge of the Motor Vehicle Act and Regulations. 
  • Good working knowledge of safety rules and regulations as they pertain to driving and/or operation of the vehicles, equipment, and machinery involved.
  • Excellent knowledge of truck routes in the GVRD.

Here’s what the job involves:

  • Transportation of liquor products, dry goods and recycling material between various types of establishments.
  • Operating a combination vehicle with one or two articulation points up to 25 meters long (straight truck is only 10.4 meters).
  • Aiding with the loading and unloading of vehicle.

If you believe that you have what it takes to go (or indeed drive) the distance, then apply right away by submitting your cover letter and resume- do not forget to attach a copy of you driver’s abstract for the last 2 years. On your marks…get set…go!





  • Apply with Adecco

Reference number CA_EN_1_026527_12261846

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.

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