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    Job Title : Transportation Manager
    Company Name : JOLT Services
    Job Type : Full Time
    Job Location : Kelowna
    Post Date : 2019-02-06
    Close Date : 2020-02-06
    How To Apply: Email your resume and cover letter to: Please note we will only accept applications sent via email. No phone calls please.

    Description :


    Employer:  JOLT Services Ltd.

    Expiring: ongoing

    Salary: $43.00/hour

    Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent (30 hours per week)

    Language: English required

    Start Date of Employment (Approx.): As soon as possible

    Minimum Education: High School

    Positions Available: 1

    NOC Group: 0731



    Job Location (s):

    Job location: Boynton Place, Kelowna, BC V1V 3B5

    * Please note that while JOLT Services is located in Kelowna, we provide transport services throughout North America.


    Job Description:

    JOLT Services Ltd is a small family, and veteran owned company, operating out of BC's Okanagan Valley.  We are in the early stages of an expansion plan that requires an experienced and "hands-on" manager to take over the day-to-day operations of the Transport (long haul trucking) side of our business. The right candidate will be just as happy behind the wheel of a semi-truck as they are behind a desk.  They will be prepared to drive trucks and deliver freight as well as manage the Company's daily operations during the early stages of our expansion.

    JOLT BC is looking for a Transport Manager who can efficiently facilitate the daily operations of our business, assist in long haul trucking across North America, acquiring our additional vehicles and training our new staff/drivers per company expectations.


    Main Duties include:

    • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of a transportation company
    • Set operations policies and standards, including determination of safety procedures for the handling of dangerous goods, and ensure compliance with transport regulations
    • Oversee the dispatch, maintenance and service of vehicles
    • Control the company or departmental budget, including acquisitions
    • Arrange for shipping documentation and oversee the scheduling and dispatching of goods and the tracking and tracing of goods in transit
    • Set performance goals, oversee the setting of transportation service rates and monitor revenue
    • Develop plans and procedures for the transportation and storage of goods
    • Negotiate with carriers, warehouse operators and insurance company representatives for services and preferential rates
    • Training of all staff in company practices and procedures
    • Recruit, interview, hire, and train new drivers


    Employment Requirements:

    • Completion of secondary school
    • Class 1 driver’s license required
    • Several years of experience in transportation operations
    • Experience in mountain driving, as we operate in all terrain and weather conditions
    • Certification or training in transportation field
    • Certification in Transport Management preferred
    • Working mechanical knowledge of class 1 tractor units (self-recovery)
    • Must be admissible into United States of America and have proper visas (if required) for port of entry


    How to Apply:

    Email your resume and cover letter to:

    Please note we will only accept applications sent via email. No phone calls please.

    -We would like to thank everyone for applying, however, due to the volume of applications received only those moving forward to the interview process will be contacted.

    -We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of gender and ethnic group but, as members of ethnic minority groups such as aboriginals, youth and new immigrants are currently under-represented at this level of post, we would encourage applications from members of these groups.  Selection will be based on merit alone.

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