Driver Part Time

Tewksbury, Massachusetts, United States Part-time

This is a part time position at this time.  We need a driver that can work Sunday and Monday

10 hours total.  Hours may increase later.

Summary/Objective
The business of Mahoney's Garden Center is distinctly influenced by seasons of the year. The major peak is spring (March-June). In all cases, each store location has its own unique needs relative to these seasons. To meet these needs, the company hires seasonal staff. The job description duties of seasonal staff are uniquely tailored to be highly flexible and available upon demand and shifts can be added, reduced or modified with little or no notice. The preferred candidate should have a basic understanding or quickly become familiarized of product categories and services offered through basic training, and has the ability to share this knowledge with our clients by suggesting products and merchandise that will meet the client’s needs.

This position will perform a variety of duties including but not limited to selling of product and services, answering the telephone, receiving products, driving a Mahoney's truck, and general labor.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The Driver/Receiver position is generally intended to support all tasks related to delivering product to customers, receiving goods, cost control and inventory maintenance. Assisting customers is expected.

  • Deliver mulch, loam, trees and shrubs.
  • Pro-actively coordinate with General Manager, Receiving Manager, Department Managers and Control to facilitate the receipt of deliveries.
  • Prepare property for incoming stock.
  • Support offloading of delivery trucks.
  • Check and validate POs, goods received, invoices, packing slips, or similar related to the documentation, processing or control of inventory.
  • Pro-actively support movement of inventory and communicating information related to price changes, special sales, etc.
  • Assemble containers and crates, pack goods to be shipped, and attach packing slips.
  • Use forklift to lift and pull pallets on a pallet jack. 
  • Inspect and count items that are received, ensuring accuracy.
  • Record shipped and received goods in logbooks.
  • Unpack received goods into appropriate storage areas.
  • Be knowledgeable about product and its location on the property.
  • Move, replace and improve the presentation of inventory.
  • Water; deadhead and maintain live inventory.
  • General maintenance (sweep, shovel, dust, clean- includes bathrooms).
  • Engage and assist customers.
  • Accept any assignment on the general floor (any location or department).
  • Housekeeping and maintenance.

Competencies:

  • Candidates must have a valid Massachusetts license with a good driving record. A CDL license is not required on most of our vehicles but it is a plus. 
  • All Drivers must get a medical card before they are eligible to drive for the company.
  • Drivers must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Pro-actively increase knowledge about (all) products, locations and procedures related to inventory management.
  • Must be able to frequently lift 60 pounds and occasionally lift up to 100 lbs
  • Forklift experience is a plus, alternatively the willingness to train
  • Willing and able to serve in any weather condition, out of door
  • Flexible as to shift, hours or employment duration
  • Able to interact pleasantly and courteously with customers
  • Willing to promote sales at any opportunity
  • Basic Math aptitude

Work Environment

This job operates in an indoor and outdoor retail business environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers and phones. You must be willing and able to serve in any weather condition, out of doors. No travel required.


Physical Demands


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling and climbing repetitively throughout the entire shift. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items that weigh 60 pounds and greater. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work


This is a seasonal part-time position. Days and hours of work vary by schedule. Evening and weekend work may be required as schedule demands.

AAP/EEO Statement


At Mahoney’s Garden Center we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. Mahoney’s Garden Center hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.


Other Duties


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.