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Delivery Driver Apprentice
Title:Delivery Driver Apprentice

A.F. Wendling’s Food Service is hiring for our Delivery Driver Apprentice Program. We provide the training and opportunity to obtain class “A” CDL for the purpose of a positon as a Delivery Drive position in the Transportation Department. Through education and driving skills development, you will become proficient in the operation of a tractor-trailer combination with the goal of obtaining a full Class “A” license within 60 days. A.F. Wendling’s Food Service will cover the initial CDL fees (one time only), DOT physical, and provide a truck for on and off route practice, as well as testing.


  • Must possess a valid CDL Learner's Permit

  • Must possess acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) based on hiring standards

  • Must meet all Department of Transportation (DOT) regulatory requirements under section 391 of the Federal Motor Carrier (FMC) regulations

  • Ability to count and perform basic math, with or without a calculator

  • Basic written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to lift/carry hand freight of varying weights several times a day

  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time, bend, twist, squat, climb in and out of truck

  • Ability to follow instructions and complete required training

  • Ability to work independently and/or as a team member

  • Adhere to a Schedule – Ability to understand and adhere to an assigned schedule

  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

  • Time Management Skills - Managing one's own time
  • Minimum 1 year commitment


  • Maintain and foster a good relationship with the customer as a representative of A.F. Wendling Food Service
  • Drive to and deliver customer orders according to a pre-determined route
  • Unload products from trailer, with a two wheeler and a ramp, and place in designated customer storage areas
  • Verify delivery of correct items with customer and obtain proper signatures
  • Collect money (cash or check) where required. Contact management for authorization concerning discrepancies on invoice and communicate all errors and returns
  • Maintain DOT logs as required throughout the day
  • Preform pre-trip duties including, but not limited to checking route numbers and account numbers for assigned deliveries, count items and check customer invoices of orders loaded, preform DOT pre-trip inspection on provided DVIR form.
  • Preform post-trip duties including, but not limited to unload damaged goods or customer returns, complete necessary paperwork, turn in all collected funds, park and secure truck, complete DOT Post-trip inspection on provided DVIR form and turn in to company representative


A.F. Wendling offers a generous benefits package including:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental/Vision
  • 401K with 50% match
  • Life Ins. - Company paid and additional available.
  • Short term disability
  • Accident
  • Cancer
  • Critical Illness
  • Wellness program
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Employee discounts


A.F. Wendling's Mission & Values"


Our Mission

We are driven by our customers needs to go the extra mile for their success.


Our Values

We take care of our customers like a member of our family.

We work hard for our customers success because we care about their business.

We provide a personal touch that is the signature of A.F. Wendling.

We are always open to new ideas and the door to management is always open.

We are proud of our family of employees and their dedication to make a difference for our customers..... one at a time.

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