Feeding South Florida’s Class A Driver will perform various duties relating to the pick-up/loading, transport, and delivery/unloading of product. These duties will include assignments within the warehouse. The Class A Driver will play a key role in vehicle maintenance and maintaining Quality Control standards of the product being transported. The Class A Driver must enjoy meeting, interacting with, and showing appreciation to customers – both internal and external. This position requires enthusiastic interaction with the public and co-workers.
- Pick up food and grocery items from retail stores, manufacturers, ports, farms, and other food industry partners.
- Deliver food and grocery items to partner agencies, special event sites, distributions, and community partners.
- Inspect, operate, and maintain equipment in a clean, professional, safe, and secure manner in accordance with company, USDOT, FLDMV, FMCSA, and OSHA standards. “Equipment” includes, but is not limited to, tractors, trailers, box trucks, and other material handling equipment.
- Comply with all company safety policies and report on all conditions that require attention from Management.
- Ensure, through continuous monitoring and reporting procedures, that all applicable regulatory standards are met.
- Comply with all Feeding South Florida, Feeding America, and other applicable policies and procedures including safe food handling, salvage guidelines, inventory control, and distribution procedures.
- Proactively communicate with appropriate stakeholders (i.e., dispatch, donors, partner agencies) associated with each daily task.
- Always transport food items under sanitary conditions, complying with safe food handling regulations, and paying attention to the proper temperature.
- Establish positive relationships with donors and partner agencies.
- Assist with weighing, loading, and unloading of products.
- Inspect products for expiration dates, any signs of contamination, or other signs of unsafe handling and storage.
- Operate equipment under all legal driving rules and maintain safe driving.
- Assist with warehouse functions and operation of equipment as necessary.
- Assist the Leadership Team and Management as necessary.
- Possession of a valid and clean CDL-A license.
- Minimum of 1 year driving experience.
- Ability to work all shifts, nights, or weekends.
- Current registration in the FMCSA clearinghouse is preferred.
- Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.
- Ability to communicate and interact with a wide variety of people.
- Ability to lift and carry weight in accordance with OSHA standards.
- Basic Math Skills.
- Basic Reading and Writing Skills in the English language.
- Ability to successfully complete training related to the safe operation of truck equipment and DOT Safety inspections.
- Ability to successfully complete training related to the safe handling of food products.
- Ability to prepare written reports accurately.
- Ability to successfully complete training related to the safe operation of warehouse equipment and machinery.
- Capable of following directions.
- Capable of working under pressure, completing various assignments responsibly and in a timely manner.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORKING CONDITIONS
- Hours of Operation: Organization hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. This position schedule is from 5:00 a.m. - until job tasks are completed, Monday through Friday, and may work additional hours occasionally throughout the year, especially during peak times such as holiday seasons, and disaster response.
- Environment: Involves activities in both office and warehouse environments with exposure to the climate and South Florida weather. There are extended periods of sitting, standing, lifting, and bending, listening, talking, and/or visual concentration. The noise in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
- Travel: This position may have occasional travel for meetings, conferences, or special events which may require the use of a personal vehicle.
- OSHA Standards Lifting requirements are 50 pounds and when lifting loads heavier than 50 pounds, use two or more people to lift the load.
Feeding South Florida (FSF) is a member of the Feeding America network and the leading domestic hunger relief organization serving Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe Counties. As one of the largest food banks in the Feeding America network, FSF is responsible for serving 25 percent of the state’s food insecure population. A four-star rated organization by Charity Navigator, FSF is one of the most efficient nonprofits nationally; over 98 percent of all donations are put back into the community.
FSF values service above all else. We’re looking for innovative and strategic thinkers who are committed to improving the lives of those around them. FSF “Friendly Food Bankers” embrace the enormity of our role in the community and know that serving others comes before any one individual. Friendly Food Bankers have compassion, dedication, act with integrity, and are committed to stewardship and inclusion.
Full medical, dental, and vision insurance; 401K matching contribution, Paid Time Off (PTO); a diverse team that is representative of the community we serve; continuous learning opportunities; a high-performance culture that will help challenge and grow your skill set.
Salary: $16.00 - $21.00 hourly
Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug-Free Workplace/ADA Compliant