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Job Details

Boise Shuttle Driver

Company name
Nicholas & Company, Inc

Boise, ID, United States

Employment Type

Bluecollar, Transportation, Trucking

Posted on
Jan 31,2019

Valid Through
May 16,2019

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Boise Shuttle Driver




Boise, ID



With over 75 years in the food distribution service, Nicholas & Company delivers exceptional products and services throughout the Intermountain West. From our humble beginnings in 1939 to our current third-generation leadership and state-of-the art food distribution facilities, Nicholas & Company has delivered the highest quality products and services to our valued customers.  Our Greek heritage runs deep within our company and is a driving force with how we view and operate our business.  We’re passionate about food. We’re passionate about family. We’re passionate about our community. And we’re passionate about your success.


As one of the largest independent food distributors in the Intermountain West, Nicholas and Company delivers over 10,000 products throughout a six state area. Our partnerships and distribution area ensures Nicholas and Company’s ability to serve the diverse needs of the food service industry for years to come.

Nicholas and Company has an extensive fleet of over 100 trucks and trailers in varying sizes to efficiently and safely deliver quality products in optimal condition to our customers. Our delivery service professionals go through extensive training to ensure accurate deliveries.


PeopleNet on-board computers

Constant communication with drivers

Track shipments in real time

Truck diagnostics to minimize downtime

Historical delivery information

Multiple temperature zones for product integrity

4’’ thick trailer insulation

Patented pressure, pillow seal swing doors for less refrigeration

Roll up door trailers


We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and professional individual to build their career with our Transportation Department as a Shuttle Driver. In addition to joining a company that has been awarded “Best Companies to Work For”, we offer excellent training, development and an outstanding benefits package. This is a dynamic role where you will be a key part of our Transportation Team with objectives including:

Safe and timely delivery of trailers to satellite locations while operating a CDL-A licensed tractor trailer

Making deliveries, picking up back hauls, unloading and transferring returns, and helping around the yard when needed

Strict adherence to DOT Regulations and Nicholas and Company Safety Policies

Demonstrating excellent customer service

What it’s like to work in the Transportation Department at Nicholas and Company

We are committed to providing a safe work environment. We encourage participation in our Performance Recognition for Operational Success (PROS) program. The points based program encourages completing monthly safety refreshers, stretching, providing safety tips, and recognizing each other for working safely. You can even earn points for showing up to work on a time.

Our goal is to be one with our partners in mutual success. Because meeting customer expectations are a must, quality and productivity are critical.

Flexibility is key; team members should be open to working voluntary and mandatory extra hours and to working at a fast pace.

Our trucks includes dry, cooler and freezer storage. We’ll provide your uniform and appropriate shoes, but be prepared to work in temperatures as low as -10.

This position is physically demanding. It will require you to lift, bend, and navigate heavy product down a ramp repetitively during your route

On a normal day/night you might:

Perform pre-trip and post-trip in accordance with DOT regulations and Company procedures

Obey all traffic rules and immediately report accidents or damage; report repair issues immediately

Operate a tractor trailer in traffic and in variable weather conditions

Report any routing changes and/or problems with timely delivery to supervisor

Operate PeopleNet computer to track stops and location

Backhauls and/or local pick-ups when needed

Keep equipment clean and report any vehicle repair issues immediately

Meet company attendance and hygiene standard requirements

Participate in formalized training and successfully pass evaluations

An ideal Transportation team member:

Is at least 21 years old

Possesses a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License with clean MVR (no more than one ticket)

Meets all DOT requirements and possess current medical card

Has at least one year of commercial driving experience

Current Doubles Endorsement

Is able to read, write and communicate with internal team members and customers as it relates to the job and to safety regulations

Must be able to demonstrate basic math skills

Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills

Must be able to lift 20-100 lbs. repetitively

Hourly Pay Rate

$0.45 per mile plus incentive after training

Hourly pay rate is determined by location


Medical, dental, vision insurance

401k with match

HSA with employer contributions

Wellness program with premium incentives

Tuition reimbursement up to $4,000 per calendar year

Must pass pre-employment testing including drug testing, ergonomics testing, and background check


Drug Free Workplace

If this role excites you; tell us why, we’d love to hear from you!


Company info

Nicholas & Company, Inc
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Company Profile
With over 70 years in the food distribution service, Nicholas & Company delivers exceptional products and services throughout a six state area. In addition to over 10,000 products, Nicholas & Company provides a wide range of tools and services to help you manage your operation. From our team of specialists to our national alliances, we have the resources you need.

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