FedEx Ground Driver

  • Job Reference: 00001654-1
  • Date Posted: 9 March 2023
  • Company: Merrill Services Inc
  • Location: Columbus, Ohio
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Merrill Services is currently seeking full-time ground lead drivers who are looking to join an award-winning transportation logistics company. Merrill Services Inc is a contracted service provider for FedEx Ground + Home Delivery, and runs 30 routes throughout Columbus Ohio and surrounding areas.

Drivers are responsible for safe and timely handling and delivery of packages to businesses and residential areas on their route. Drivers enjoy independence on the road and develop a rewarding and enjoyable career incorporating customer service, road safety and driving skills. 

Delivery Driver Responsibilities:

  • Safe operation of a commercial vehicle in a wide variety of conditions.

  • Completion of all assigned delivery and pickup stops for the day.

  • Proper usage of hand held device to record all activity for the day.

  • Maintain security of all packages and equipment assigned for the day.

  • Ability to lift, bend, carry & load packages as well as follow directions and turn by turn maps.

  • Friendly to customers & team members.

Delivery Driver Benefits:

  • Weekly competitive pay starting at $750-$850.

  • Paid time off (PTO).

  • matching 401k available after 90 days.

  • Company provided life insurance after 90 days.

  • Safety and performance bonuses.

  • Excellent training and best in class tools.

  • Opportunities for career growth with a growing company.

Delivery Driver Requirements:

  • Must be 21 years or older.

  • Must be able to pass DOT physical as well as a drug screen and criminal background check.

  • Must have a clean driving record.

  • Qualified individuals without experience will be considered for training programs.

  • Can start training quickly with 12 months of commercial driving experience in the last 3 years . Driving experience must be paid, for work, not to and from work. I.e. Pizza delivery, mail delivery, parcel delivery, real estate, home healthcare, etc. A CDL is not required.

About Merrill Services Inc:

Our company was founded in 2010 by Michael Merrill as an FedEx Ground contractor.  We have developed a business plan to build a large economy of scale to support the team members that have helped build our business. We had tremendous growth from 2010, growing from 1 route to 30.