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Trade Show Installer/Class 1 Truck Driver

Global Conventions Services
Saint John, NB
$25 an hour - Permanent, Full-time

Location

Saint John, NB

Full job description

The Trade Show Installer/Class 1 Truck Driver position will be an integral part of our Saint John operations. This candidate will work closely with other installers, warehouse supervisor and will report to the Saint John operations manager. This candidate’s primary responsibility will transportation and of items to and from various event locations within the Maritimes. They will also be responsible for set up and teardown for trade shows and events following delivery. This candidate will directly contribute to the organization’s success by working with other installers as the backbone of our organization.

We are looking for driven individuals who are interested in learning and growing with our organization. If the candidate shows interest, skill, and drive, they will have the opportunity for expanded responsibilities within the organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Load and transport of items from warehouse to event site and returning items to warehouse following the event
  • Develop a basic understanding of the material handling process (how freight moves from our warehouse to even facilities, and so on)
  • Load and unload equipment and freight by hand or using pallet jacks and forklifts
  • Install trade shows and other event rentals, including pipe and drape, carpet, furniture, signage, and so on
  • Ensure all installed equipment is left clean, presentable and in working order for clients
  • When onsite, answer any exhibitor or client questions or direct them to someone within the organization who can help
  • Maintain a positive attitude toward coworkers and clients

Requirements:

  • Valid Class 1 Drivers Lisence
  • At least 2 years of expereince driving Class 1 vehicles
  • Ability to work and thrive in a collaborative team environment made up of installers and management.
  • Experience juggling multiple tasks at once.
  • Ability to function and maintain a professional attitude under tight deadlines and long work hours.
  • Must have a flexible schedule and the ability to travel, work long hours, evenings, and weekends, as needed.
  • Must be able to carry a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Forklift training and experience. (considered an asset)
  • Carpentry skills and experience. (considered an asset)
  • Electrical knowledge and experience. (considered an asset)

If you are looking to be a part of Canada’s premier event decorating company, and join our family from coast to coast, please click on the "Apply Now" button above.

Although we appreciate all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $25.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Saint John, NB: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)

Experience:

  • Class 1 Truck Driving: 2 years (preferred)

Work Location: On the road