We are Parallel 49 Brewing Company, a craft brewery based in the heart of East Vancouver. We were founded in 2012 by passionate craft beer enthusiasts and have quickly become a staple in the Canadian craft beer scene. We are looking for skilled and interesting people with great attitudes to complement our team while we remain a top employer in Vancouver and the craft beer industry.
The Class One Driver at Parallel 49 Brewing Company is responsible for ensuring the safe and timely delivery of our craft beers to various locations across the Greater Vancouver area, picking up from suppliers and performing transfer orders between our Vancouver production facility and Delta warehouse. You will be responsible for maintaining the integrity of our products during transit, adhering to delivery schedules and appointment times, and upholding all safety and compliance standards.
This is a full-time position. Working hours are Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 3:30 pm, with an opportunity for overtime in the summer months.
Fantastic team of people who are passionate about craft beer and sharing our brews with our community
100% coverage of Extended Group Benefits!
Retirement Savings Plan employer matching up to 4%
Employee Staff Card loaded bi-weekly with money for you to use in our Street Kitchen on food and beverage and in our retail store
Staff discounts on food while you’re working and on days off
We love to train our people and promote from within
Duties and Responsibilities
Safe and Efficient Driving: Operate a Class One commercial vehicle to complete transfer orders and transport brewery products to distribution points, ensuring compliance with all traffic laws and safety regulations.
Product Delivery: Safely load and unload products at designated locations while maintaining the quality and integrity of the merchandise.
Vehicle Maintenance: Perform routine vehicle inspections and maintenance checks to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the delivery truck. Ensure cleanliness of the delivery truck and trailer is maintained on a daily basis. Report any issues or concerns promptly.
Customer Service: Interact professionally with customers and coworkers at delivery points, ensuring a positive representation of Parallel 49 Brewing Company.
Documentation: Complete all necessary paperwork and documentation, including delivery manifests, invoices, and proof of delivery records accurately and in a timely manner. Scan all transfer orders in and out of the truck.
Compliance: Adhere to all federal, provincial, and company-specific regulations related to the transportation of alcoholic beverages, including age verification procedures.
Safety: Prioritize safety at all times, following safety protocols and guidelines to prevent accidents or incidents.
Teamwork: Collaborate with brewery staff, warehouse personnel, and management to ensure efficient logistics and inventory control.
Forklift and Warehouse Work: Assist on forklift or power jack at either warehouse, when necessary. Perform warehouse tasks when required.
Ability to operate Class one delivery vehicles safely and efficiently.
Knowledge of Greater Vancouver area roadways and delivery routes.
Comfortable using Email, Excel and Microsoft Word
Strong attention to detail and commitment to product quality.
Excellent communication skills.
Strong time management and organizational skills.
Possess an energetic, positive, personable attitude and a love for craft beer.
Willingness to work flexible hours and weekends as needed.
Work is performed both indoors and outdoors in a variety of weather conditions
Must be able to regularly lift up to 50 pounds
Must be able to sit in a vehicle and stand for extended periods
Parallel 49 Brewing Company is committed to building a workplace that celebrates diversity, fosters inclusivity, and ensures equal opportunities for all team members and applicants. We are an equal-opportunity employer driven by our mission of creating great beer accessible to all.
We value and respect differences in race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, and other dimensions of diversity. Our strong company culture supports our vision of a diverse, open, safe, and respectful workplace. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members to talk openly, grow our understanding of others’ experiences and continue to learn how to improve our approaches.