Trulieve

Transportation Lead

Job Description

Posted on: 
Jun 24, 2022

“Trulieve Grows One Patient at a Time”

If you have an interest in being part of one of the fastest growing industries in the nation in you may consider wanting to work for Trulieve! If you have a desire to help others in need through your efforts, this may be the role for you!

At Trulieve, we strive to bring our patients the relief they need in a product they can trust. Our plants are hand-grown in an environment specially designed to reduce unwanted chemicals and pests, keeping the process as natural as possible at every turn.

Our products are designed to alleviate seizures, severe and persistent muscle spasms, pain, nausea, loss of appetite, and other symptoms associated with serious medical conditions such as cancer.

Our specially trained staff works hand-in-hand with physicians to provide the right products and the correct dosage to ensure patients get the compassionate care they need.

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Requisition ID:** 1243

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Remote Work Available:** No

Title: Transportation Lead

Location: Lesage, WV

Role Summary:

The Transportation Lead will assist the Supervisor to assign drivers and oversee the day to day operations of the transportation department. They will ensure assigned tasks and responsibilities are completed timely and efficiently while maintaining safety. They will represent our company in a professional and cost-effective manner to increase our profitability and customer satisfaction.

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Key Duties and Responsibilities:**

  • On a daily basis inspect all vehicles and ensure all lights, windshield wipers, and other safety equipment are in-place and working properly
  • Ensure all required vehicle maintenance is completed in a timely manner and logged as appropriate
  • Ensure all transportation manifests are properly generated, carried in the appropriate vehicles while active product is being transported, and properly documented upon completion
  • Ensure all vehicles are properly cleaned after each trip and disinfected when applicable.
  • The team leader will provide hands-on training for all new drivers to ensure they are familiar with Trulieve driver safety and professionalism expectations while on the road, at dispensaries and amongst the various grow and processing facilities are met. The training shall include: timeliness, transportation documentation, and proper communication with our dispensary customers.
  • Ensure that all DOT and DOH regulations are adhered to at all times
  • Consistently communicate transport status between various departments

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Skills and Qualifications:**

  • Proven working experience in the field relating to transportation and logistics
  • Prior leadership experience with the ability to professionally complete objectives
  • Must have a valid driver’s license along with a good driving record (no violations) record
  • CDL license strongly preferred
  • Must have complete open availability as this position often requires last-minute shifts with irregular hours
  • Prior experience operating commercial box trucks and refrigeration systems
  • Ability to drive in a variety of weather and traffic conditions.
  • Possess the ability to professionally and respectfully engage with personnel, visitors, government agencies and the general public.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills and ability to multitask effectively in a fast-paced environment

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Additional Minimum Qualifications:**

  • West Virginia License or ability to obtain one.
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.
  • Must be and remain compliant with any and all legal or company regulations for working in the cannabis industry.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Must be able to pass a comprehensive background check.
  • Familiarity with DOT regulations

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Physical Requirements:**

  • Must be able to push, pull, move, and/or lift a minimum of 50 lbs to a minimum height of 5 feet and able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet, with or without mechanical assistance
  • Must be able to work seated/standing as appropriate at workstations for extended periods of time, maintain body equilibrium while climbing ladders, stairways, stopping, kneeling, crouching, and reaching, and use hands/fingers to hold, grasp, turn, pick, pinch frequently/constantly to complete tasks
  • Must be able to handle organic matter daily, able to wear PPE as appropriate (eye, face, hand, arm, head, foot, body, fall protection), and able to be exposed to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions while wearing PPE (95 degrees or greater)
  • Must have visual acuity with/without job aids to perform activities such as; reading, viewing a computer terminal, visual inspection involving small parts/details. Clarity of vision at 20 ft or more in day and night/dark conditions
  • Must be able to speak and communicate verbally at conversation levels with co-workers, vendors, etc. (Moderate noise)

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Education/Training:**

High school diploma or equivalent

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Licenses/Certificates:**

Valid West Virginia Drivers License, CDL Strongly preferred

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Work Schedule:**

40+ hours weekly with flexible hours depending on department needs. Must be available to work occasional evenings, weekends, and holidays

Equal Opportunity Employer l Trulieve Supports a Drug Free Workplace

Salary will be commensurate with experience. A comprehensive benefits package including paid time off is offered with this position. This position will work an average of 40 hours per week and will be available “after hours” if an emergency situation should arise.

Trulieve provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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