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Gate Gourmet, a gategroup company, is the world’s largest independent provider of catering and provisioning services for airline industry.  For the past 70 years, we have served over 250 carriers in more than 30 countries.  Gate Gourmet combines culinary expertise with the highest standards of food safety and production to deliver delicious, healthy, and affordable meals.  We serve more than 200 million meals a year at more than 100 airport locations around the globe. 

Overview:

We are now hiring for 2 FULLTIME (Permanent) High-Lift driver - all shifts, to work in our flight kitchen located on the grounds of our Ottawa unit. A High-Lift Driver is responsible for loading equipment onto a truck, driving the truck to various types of aircrafts and unloading the equipment. All activities must be accomplished according to customer guidelines and while adhering to safety regulations. The High-Lift Driver interacts with the airline representatives at the aircraft, therefore, must be customer service oriented.

Own transportation is an asset as public transport is limited in the area.

This position is represented by a labour Union and is covered by one or more collective bargaining agreement/s.

Responsibilities:

  • Work 8 hours rotative shifts that will include weekdays, weekends and holidays
  • Work overtime when required
  • Arrive to work on-time
  • Pass a criminal background check
  • Complete paperwork
  • Communicate with supervisors and co-workers
  • Follow directions
  • Work as a member of a team
  • Must have a discipline free and excellent attendance record

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Excellent communicator (oral and written), who demonstrates sound judgment, tact, and works well in high-pressure situations.
  • Current Driver’s license with a clean driver’s abstract (D License Preferred)
  • Must have skill and ability to understand and read spec.
  • Able to handle multi-tasks and adapt to change.
  • Self-motivated, and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work in an environment that encourages and fosters teamwork, participation, creativity, honesty and mutual respect.
  • Knowledge of safe lifting techniques, as regular and repetitive heavy lifting (approx. 50lbs) is required.
  • Ability to work shift work

Environmental Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • Will be exposed to extreme temperature changes and noise
  • Majority of duties performed outside in a variety of weather conditions
  • Subject to cold temperatures (ranging from +10 degrees Celsius to at or below 0-degrees Celsius)
  • Subject to hot temperatures
  • Works with chemicals and industrial cleaning materials
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull, and move product, equipment and supplies up to fifty (50) pounds
  • This is a physically demanding position - Regularly stands, bends, lifts, and moves intermittently during shifts of 8+ hours
  • Must be able to work at heights up to 20-25 feet
  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required.  Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary.  In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Gate Gourmet is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!

Demonstrated Competencies to be Successful in the Position:

  • Thinking - Information search and analysis, problem resolution skills
  • Engaging - understanding others, team leadership, developing people
  • Inspiring - influencing and building relationships, motivating and inspiring, communicating effectively
  • Achieving - delivering business results under pressure, championing performance improvement

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

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