Golden State Foods

Driver- Class A - Yard Hostler

Location US-CO-Aurora
Job ID



Now Hiring Class, A Hostlers - 23.25/hr.



  • Weekly Pay
  • Must have your CDL A
  • Yard experience preferred. 
  • 4am - 4pm
  • Wednesday - Saturday
  • Moving Trailers in the Yard, picking up Totes, unhooking Tractors, and Organizing the yard for drivers 
  • Must also be able to handle the physical day to day activities lifting anywhere between 5 - 70 pounds.
  • All Trucks are automatics
  • Benefits after your first 30 days employment
  • Paid Training and Orientation
  • Opportunity for Growth 

At GSF, we believe that investing in our associates strengthens our culture and fuels our growth. We care about your well-being, and will support you with the following:


• Paid time off subject to eligibility, including paid leave (in compliance with state and local regulations), vacation, sick, holiday, jury duty, and bereavement.


• Comprehensive benefits package to support our associates and their families, subject to elections and eligibility: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Disability, Health and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Voluntary Insurance (Accident, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, Legal, Life, and AD&D), Retirement Plan.


• Associate Development via Education Reimbursement and/or Scholarships, virtual courses, or classroom development experiences.


• Flexible work schedules (subject to your location and role).


• Please note that the compensation details listed in postings reflect the base pay only.


• Additional compensation including bonuses and car allowances are subject to eligibility


Position Summary (Job Description)


Operates tractor-trailer equipment in accordance to D.O.T. regulations on or off company property for docking and loading/unloading of product.

Communicate with warehouse and transportation staff on a regular basis to coordinate proper trailer drop & hook location. Operate commercial motor carrier equipment and inspect and monitor tractor-trailer for defects, check reefer fuel and reefer temperatures. Pre-cool reefer units to Company specifications.

Complete unloading of return trailers and wash and sweep out trailers if necessary. Chock wheels after trailer is in proper door. Follow AIR LINE LOCK procedure on each trailer.

Verify unit departure times and align equipment accordingly; making sure tractor is hooked appropriate to trailer for assigned route. Update dispatch sheet with tractor-trailer number at the dispatch desk and maintain appropriate communication with transportation management team.

Parks tractor- trailer in assigned parking spots and maintain yard free of trash. Observe company safety rules and regulations. Maintain Company quality and performance standards. Performs other related and assigned duties as necessary. This may include frequent deliveries to customer stores, which require loading/unloading product ranging from 5-50 lbs with or without assistance from store personnel.



About Quality Custom Distribution:


Established in 2006 as a division of Golden State Foods, Quality Custom Distribution (QCD) provides custom distribution services to iconic customers throughout the United States. Headquartered in Irvine, California, QCD is values-based and services thousands of restaurants throughout the U.S. In 2016, the company formed QCD Rocky Mountain to better service customers in the Rockies geographic region.

Today, QCD has over 17,000 deliveries a week, from 24 Distribution Centers strategically located throughout the country. The company and associates also supports the GSF Foundation for kids, a non-profit organization to help children and families in need.

Known for its quality service, QCD delivers just the way customers want it – with the highest quality and superior safety. These special services that QCD provides are uniquely custom. The company tailors them to meet customers’ distinct needs. Customer satisfaction is top priority at QCD, and is a proven performer that excels at customer service.


30     Unloads product at each delivery stop.  Verifies delivered product against invoice to

          insure delivery and billing accuracy.  Obtains customer signature on invoice and delivery log.

          Makes adjustments to invoices as necessary.  Keeps Driver Daily Delivery Log.


25     Drives to predetermined store locations per route schedule, applying knowledge of commercial

          driving regulations and skill in maneuvering vehicle.


10     Requires use of judgment to plan, perform, and make decisions as to the sequence of operations

          within the limitations of recognized or standard methods and procedures.


10     Functions as company representative to customer, properly represents company interests

          and image in all dealings with customers.









Division Application of Responsibilities:

(% of Time)



 5      Maintains driver log, trip and mileage records according to D.O.T. regulations.  Complies with all

          DOT rules and regulations regarding hours of service, licensing, safety and equipment operation.


 5      Maintain company quality and performance standards.


     Observe company safety rules and regulations and reports unusual conditions and problems to supervisor.


 5      Positions/check load securing equipment to secure cargo during transit.  Inspects vehicles

          for defects before, during and after trips, submits report indicating equipment condition.


 5      Practice good housekeeping.  Perform other related duties as assigned.



Qualifications Required of this Position:


 Must possess a valid driver's license and possess a current DOT Medical certification card.  One (1)  year

 driving tractor-trailer experience.  Must be able to effectively communicate to maintain positive customer

 relations climate with other drivers/warehouse personnel/customers/supervisors.  Capable of standing,

 walking and repeatedly climbing into and out of road tractor or switch tractor.  Must be able to work all

 necessary work schedules, including holidays/weekends.  Requires safely operating equipment in extremes

 of weather and climatic conditions and insure working in a cold environment (cooler/freezer).  Must

 be able to frequently lift/handle cases ranging from 5-50 pounds.



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