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Energy Truck Driver - Sunderland Co-operative, Inc. - Sunderland, ON

GROWMARK is a regional cooperative with annual sales of $10 billion (FY2012 data) providing agriculture-related products and services, as well as grain marketing in 31 states and Ontario, Canada.  GROWMARK is ranked fifth on the NCB Co-op 100 listing of the nation’s 100 highest revenue-earning cooperative businesses.  GROWMARK owns the FS trademark, which is used by affiliated member cooperatives. GROWMARK is large enough to offer solid career opportunities, but small enough to provide a family-oriented, welcoming environment and great benefits.




Sunderland Co-operative Inc., is currently seeking a Weekend Energy Truck Driver. 



Position Summary:  As an Energy Driver you will be responsible for the delivery of fuel, heating oil and/or propane to local businesses and/or residential customers. 

All Truck Drivers must have a proven ability to build relationships, identify needs and create value with customers. An Energy Driver is responsible for the safe and efficient transportation and delivery of bulk petroleum and propane to our valued customers. All Drivers are required to also keep a record of vehicle inspections and ensure the truck is equipped with the proper safety equipment, such as hazardous material placards. An Energy Truck Driver assists the dispatcher to plan their routes according to a delivery schedule and is responsible for the safe and timely delivery of all products. An Energy Truck Drivers may be required to sell products or services to customers on their route, obtain signatures from recipients and collect cash if required.  Please note:  Overtime is expected in this position



Key Responsibilities


  • Complete a daily truck log and submit reports of mileage covered 
  • Manage routes and routines so they proceed in the most efficient way possible 
  • Comply with government and in-house regulations and rules 
  • Observe and report equipment or mechanical failures 
  • Conduct daily pre-trip inspections of the vehicle and at the end of the shift, report any problems or damage to management 
  • Act as a brand advocate and ambassador in every interaction with clients and the public
  • Achieve objective(s) and plan(s) for assigned area(s) as laid out by the Energy Manager
  • Maintains territory records and reports as directed by the Energy Manager within company policy
  • Adheres to company policies in all areas, e.g.: safety, credit, proper management of assets, pricing, uniforms, etc. 
  • Assists in operations if needed during the busy seasons
  • Deals effectively and courteously with customers and co-workers
  • Understands and follows the Sunderland Co-operative Inc., health, safety and environmental policies and procedures
  • Actively participates in education and training provided by Sunderland Co-operative Inc.
  • Must have or be able to obtain various licenses, permits and/or certificates as required
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work indoors/outdoors, occasionally in inclement weather
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs



Minimum Qualifications & Skills


  • Requires DZ license
  • The ability to read, understand and adhere to the Federal & Provincial Government Standards
  • Be comfortable with computers, tablets and phones



Company Profile

The Charter for Sunderland Co-operative was signed on July 20, 1950. Over the years many changes have occurred to the co-operative. Sunderland Co-Operative Inc., is now a full-service operation for feed, crops, grain, petroleum products and now has three retail locations in Sunderland, Lindsay and Peterborough.

Sunderland Co-operative Inc. is committed to being a good partner with our employees, members and the communities in which we do business.

Sunderland Co-operative Inc., is an equal opportunity employer who does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, or age.

GROWMARK, Inc. strives to provide a benefits package that delivers competitive pay for performance, recognizes your dedication to our mission and helps us attract and retain the highest caliber of talent. The cornerstone of our benefits package is the company funded, defined benefit pension plan along with health and disability insurance, an employer matched 401k plan, and other voluntary group benefit programs.

We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.