Truck Driving Jobs in Houston

Job Details

Hiring Organization Staples Fulfillment Center
Post Title Truck Driving Jobs in Houston
Post Name Cover Delivery Driver
Qualification High school diploma/GED or equivalent work experience  
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary USD 21 To USD 23 Per Hour
Location Houston, Texas, United States 77040

Job Description

Join our Staples World Class Supply Chain Team and deliver essential products to our customers. 

What you’ll be doing

As a Cover Delivery Driver, you will drive a variety of route assignments to cover vacations and absences at least 50% of the time. You will provide outstanding customer service by helping to resolve problems and by accepting product returns as required. 

In this role, you will transport products safely and deliver office supplies on your assigned route to customers.  At times, depending on volume, you will load vehicles. You will organize and load products for delivery utilizing the manifest assuring the most efficient delivery route and schedule.  

Safety is our utmost priority so, in this role, we will look to you to ensure safe work practices and embrace and foster our safety culture.    You will be a problem solver for our customers; providing customer support, and accepting product returns, and will be empowered to make your customers’ day.  You’re our brand on wheels!  

This is a critical role and you will be essential to the success of Staples Supply Chain as we deliver to our customers. 

What you bring to the table 

  • An ability to be a safe and courteous driver who can navigate your way around a map and all kinds of weather and road conditions 
  • An ability to make sound decisions, be it driving, parking, safety-related and/or customer interaction related 
  • An ability to learn and utilize software applications including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office-specifically Word and Excel 
  • An ability to use technology including GPS and mobile Proof of Delivery (POD) devices 
  • A personal commitment to your growth and development 
  • An ability to bring new ideas that add efficiency and opportunities to grow the business 
  • An inclusive approach with your colleagues and customers to forge strong relationships and foster collaboration to resolve issues 
  • Ability and willingness to maintain the cleanliness of the vehicle including performing pre-trip vehicle inspections and reporting any maintenance concerns 


What’s needed- Basic Qualifications 

  • Minimum 1-year of truck driving experience (operating a 16ft or longer straight truck) or comparable driving experience 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a driving record indicating a safe driving history acceptable to the company and at all times remain eligible to drive a commercial motor vehicle under applicable laws and regulations 
  • Ability to pass a DOT physical and drug screen to the extent legally permissible 
  • Must obtain a 6-month DOT medical card specific to the role 
  • Basic English language skills (both verbal and written communications) 
  • As a Full-Time associate, you must have the ability to work additional hours beyond the scheduled shift; additional overtime hours will be required based on business needs 
  • Ability to lift, push and pull items weighing 70 pounds, on occasion up to 100 pounds 
  • Must be at least 21 years of age 

What’s needed- Preferred Qualifications 

  • High school diploma/GED or equivalent work experience  
  • High volume / small package delivery experience 

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 

We Offer

  • Competitive Pay 
  • Inclusive culture with associate-led Business Resource Groups and resources such as the Social Justice Resource Center 
  • Full-Time Paid Time Off: 112 Hours and Holiday Schedule (7 observed paid holidays + 1 floating holiday), Online and Retail Discounts, Company Match 401(k), Physical and Mental Health Wellness programs, and more perks and benefits

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