Driver - Field Tech in Santa Cruz, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 10/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Apex Life Sciences is seeking a Field Technician / Driver to work at our Client's location in Santa Cruz, CA! This is a direct hire, full time position, Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:30pm

Requirements Needed for Consideration:

  • Must possess a clean driving record (6 years or more) and reliable transportation.
  • Must be comfortable working with and around cannabis products.
  • All employment offers will be contingent upon successful completion of a background check, to include a Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) which must be clear to proceed.
  • Candidates selected for an interview will be asked to provide an MVR printout at the time of their interview.


  • Follow all internal laboratory and State regulations while taking samples and driving to and from the laboratory/clients’ sampling site
  • Interact with customers during sample collection and submission
  • Strive to maximize driving route efficiency
  • Maintain records of samples and transportation data per relevant procedures
  • Maintain sampling supply/equipment inventory
  • Complete vehicle operational logs and minor maintenance as needed
  • Follow good documentation practices, data integrity principles, and safety behaviors
  • Promote a professional company image through exemplary customer relationship skills
  • Refer customer inquiries, routing or schedule change requests, and/or complaints to the appropriate Manager
  • Ensure proper sample submission and chain of custody protocols are followed
  • Suggest and implement continuous process improvement initiatives
  • Support laboratory-based functions including sample intake/preparation, etc.
  • Perform other activities as assigned by management


  • Must be at least 25 years of age
  • Previous long-distance driving / delivery experience is required
  • Must have a valid driver’s license; must have and maintain a clean DMV driving record
  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • Ability to maintain a professional appearance
  • Must demonstrate a passion for getting things done the right way, display confidence with offering suggestions to enhance process efficiency, and the ability to take direction well
  • Skills: Read, write, and speak English, use of email applications; must be able to program and follow driving navigation software
  • Abilities: Follow written and verbal instructions; work effectively within collaborative team
  • Other characteristics: Strong attention to detail; must possess excellent planning skills
  • Must be able to repeatedly lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Sitting for long periods of time; may also be subject to bending, stooping, pushing and pulling


  • High School Diploma or General Educational Development (GED) and have at least 1 year of previous driving experience. Preferred: Completed 2 years college or university education, and/or completed 2 or more years previous delivery driving experience.

Additional Information

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $15.00 to $16.00 /hour

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.