CDL Driver

Location: Elizabeth, NJ (Gallo Wine Sale, US

Date: Sep 7, 2023

Company: E. & J. Gallo

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Makes an average of 25 product deliveries to customers in different locations per day. Performs various customer service functions in connection with the deliveries, and maintains accurate required documentation.



  • Makes product deliveries to customers. 
  • Accounts for all breakage, overage and shortage. 
  • Accurately completes required delivery paperwork. 
  • Follows Company work rules and policies. 
  • Maintains satisfactory attendance to include timeliness. 
  • Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory consideration. 
  • This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.






To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • High school diploma or GED. 
  • Required to make an average of 25 deliveries a day with an average of 450 cases per day. 
  • Required to lift up to 50 pound cases of product. The average case weight is approximately 38 pounds. 
  • Valid, unrestricted New Jersey (or state of residence) Commercial Driver’s License and clean DMV record.
  • Required to understand, speak, read and write English.



  • 2 years of driving experience with a Commercial Driver’s License.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Skilled at handling multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Good problem solver; overcomes obstacles timely.  
  • Good organizational skills and self-motivated.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Experience working across organizational lines.
  • Proactive in addressing customer’s needs.



The physical demands described here 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 the essential functions. 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, feel, talk and hear. The employee   is constantly required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
  • Manual lifting and stacking of cases, which constitute the delivery, on the rear of the truck. 
  • Manual lifting and stacking of cases onto hand truck. A hand truck will hold up to 6 cases of wine. 
  • Maneuvering of loaded hand truck into customer’s establishment. 
  • Involves driving, seeing, hearing, sitting, use of work related tools, walking, stooping, kneeling, squatting, reaching, loading and unloading, repetitive lifting, carrying, climbing, bending, pushing and pulling tasks.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • The noise level in the work environment consists of riding in a delivery truck. 

Gallo is an Equal Employment opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles (such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law (including cancer and predisposing genetic characteristics in California), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. 


We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gallo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process.
If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at 209.341.7000.

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