Hawthorne Gardening Company
Published
March 2, 2022
Location
Gresham, OR Vancouver, WA Portland, OR
Category
Other  
Job Type

Description

At the Hawthorne Gardening Company (HGC) we want our people to empower more people to garden no matter where and how they choose to grow. We accomplish this by encouraging people to live happier, healthier lives through gardening. If you also feel this way then you’d fit in great with us!

At the Hawthorne Gardening Company (HGC) we want our people to empower more people to garden no matter where and how they choose to grow. We accomplish this by encouraging people to live happier, healthier lives through gardening. If you also feel this way then you’d fit in great with us!

We are looking for a Delivery Driver Class A CDL who will grow at our Gresham, OR Distribution Center.

Pay starting at $25.45

$5,000 Sign-on Bonus

The purpose of this role is to safely and efficiently deliver products from the warehouse to local customers. This will include order pulling and loading the truck properly and safely. Must also be able to load the truck to expedite the deliveries according to the established route.

The perfect person will have:

  • Working knowledge of D.O.T., state, and OHSA regulations pertaining to operating equipment.

  • Must be able to drive, stand, walk, kneel, lift and bend required for virtually the entire shift. Balance - pulling product, climb in and out of the truck. Lifting- Ability to lift and/or move products on a hand truck or pallet jack up to 55 lbs. repetitively.

  • Considerable knowledge of tractor/truck mechanics and maintenance.

  • Must operate warehouse equipment (forklift, order picker, pallet riders) safely and efficiently.

  • Use product pulling/tracking computer programs to get products from rack to pallets.

  • Able to operate efficiently in a fast-paced environment with accuracy.

  • Able to adhere to established delivery protocols.

  • Ability to comply with company safety rules, regulations, and required testing.

  • Excellent knowledge of the local area with the ability to plan efficient delivery routes.

  • Clear written and verbal communications.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Courteous and professional demeanor.

  • Strong desire to provide excellent customer service.

  • Valid CDL Class A driver license with a safe driving record

  • Minimum 3-year tractor-trailer driving experience. Three years experience with driving Class A CDL and order pulling in a large distributed environment.

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Experience with local route driving and operation of tractor-trailers.

  • Extensive experience operating warehouse equipment (forklift, order picker, pallet riders, etc.) as well as the delivery truck.

  • Must be insurable for the company driver’s insurance.

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Hawthorne Gardening Company by accessing our Talent Network: HGC Talent Network

The Hawthorne Gardening Company is a start-up company focused on hydroponic gardening. Dedicated to creating high-quality products founded in social and environmental responsibility. Backed by the largest lawn and garden company in the U.S. (Scotts Miracle-Gro, NYSE: SMG) we bring new ideas, values, and culture to our endeavors without the constraints of a large corporation. We are an energetic, progressive-minded, sustainability-focused group of highly-motivated individuals, eager to share our love of gardening with the world.

The brands and products within our portfolio include Sunlight Supply, General Hydroponics, General Organics, Vermicrop, Botanicare, AeroGarden, CanFilters, and Gavita Lighting.

Hawthorne Gardening Company is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug-free workplace.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Hawthorne Gardening Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Hawthorne Gardening Company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

 

 

 

What we do for you (just to name a few cool ones):

  • Up to 34 paid days off each year

    • 13 paid company holidays

    • 12 paid vacation days (accrued monthly)

    • 7 paid sick days (56 hours, accrued monthly)

    • 2 community service days

  • Three Medical plans to choose from with an option to participate in a health screening to earn substantial wellness incentives

    • Basic PPO Plan

    • Premium PPO Plan

    • High Deductible Health Saving Account (HSA) Plan with a company contribution

  • New hire benefits coverage begins within a month of your start date: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Vacation, and Sick Time

  • Benefits are available to you, your spouse/domestic partner, and your children

  • 401(k) company match up to 7.5% with immediate participation and vesting

  • Ability to purchase company stock at a 15% discounted price from market value

  • Fitness and nutrition reimbursements

  • Adoption, fertility, and surrogacy assistance

  • 10 weeks of Parental Leave (4 weeks paid and 6 weeks unpaid)

  • Tuition reimbursement for Professional Certifications, Associate and Bachelor degree programs, and graduate degree programs

  • To view all of our great benefits, click here!

* Eligibility for the above benefits may vary based on full-time/part-time status or additional factors.

Our commitment to LiveTotal Health puts the wellness and safety of our associates and their families as the top priority.  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring associate safety has been a primary focus for all of us at Scott's. With the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe.   As such, we are requiring certain associates to get a COVID vaccine*. This safety measure will help protect our associates, our families, and our communities.  We recognize a medical or personal circumstance may prevent you from meeting this requirement and we have a process to address those concerns.

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Hawthorne Gardening Company by accessing our Talent Network: HGC Talent Network

The Hawthorne Gardening Company is a start-up company focused on hydroponic gardening. Dedicated to creating high-quality products founded in social and environmental responsibility. Backed by the largest lawn and garden company in the U.S. (Scotts Miracle-Gro, NYSE: SMG) we bring new ideas, values, and culture to our endeavors without the constraints of a large corporation. We are an energetic, progressive-minded, sustainability-focused group of highly-motivated individuals, eager to share our love of gardening with the world.

The brands and products within our portfolio include Sunlight Supply, General Hydroponics, General Organics, Vermicrop, Botanicare, AeroGarden, CanFilters, and Gavita Lighting.

Hawthorne Gardening Company is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug-free workplace.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Hawthorne Gardening Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Hawthorne Gardening Company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

*Except where prohibited by state or local law