Fighting Hunger, Feeding Hope!

Employment Opportunities

DRIVER

JOB SUMMARY

The major aspect of this position is all FBRGV logistics, and effective maintenance of the Food Bank RGV facility and the receipt, storage, and distribution of donated and purchased products.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    1. Has primary responsibility for the delivery of agency orders and produce. This includes loading, unloading, driving and cleaning vehicle
    2. Works cooperatively with Distribution Manager
    3. Operates forklift, trucks and other equipment in a safe manner
    4. Complies with all health regulations and other laws that govern food handling
    5. Inspects and evaluates incoming food and stored perishables for spoilage and contamination and arranges for frequent removal of inedible products
    6. Keeps accurate legible log of the weights and sources of all food donated
    7. Maintains accurate and complete records on receipt, disbursements, and loss of food
    8. Performs warehouse and refrigeration/freezer maintenance work as directed, including sweeping, mopping, and disposing of trash
    9. Maintains temperature logs and follows other procedures as directed by the Distribution Manager
    10. Conducts periodic physical inventories as directed
    11. Fills agency orders
    12. Keeps mileage and service log on all vehicles, informs Distribution Manager of needed repairs and sees that needed repairs are done on a timely basis
    13. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
    14. Performs additional duties as assigned by the Distribution Manager
    15. Fills agency orders for pick up and delivery
    16. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
    17. Evaluates existing procedures and recommends improvements to the Distribution Manager
    18. In the absence of the Distribution Manager fill the day to day duties of that position and report to the Chief Operating Officer
    19. Performs additional duties as assigned by the Chief Operating Officer

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Honesty, integrity and commitment to fighting hunger in the Rio Grande Valley
  2. Must have clear understanding of and ability to articulate the mission of the FBRGV
  3. Personal experience in community service and an understanding of the role volunteerism
  4. Knowledge of or experience in the operation of distribution center equipment
  5. Knowledge of food storage and handling regulations
  6. Possession of current Texas Class CDL driver’s license preferable Class A, and a clean driving record for at least three years prior to employment
  7. Experience and ability for using warehouse machinery and equipment (electric pallet jack, forklift, etc.)
  8. Ability to represent Food Bank RGV in a courteous professional manner
  9. Ability to work cooperatively with other staff, volunteers, and agency personnel
  10. Ability to manage time efficiently and to work independently with minimum supervision
  11. Knowledge of correct way to lift heavy items and physical ability to do so
  12. Orientation to detail, accuracy and the meeting of deadlines
  13. Ability to present a professional demeanor under a variety of conditions

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS WITH OR WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION

  1. Ability to walk, stand, sit, kneel, push, stoop, reach above the shoulder, grasp, pull, bend repeatedly, identify colors, hear with aid, see, write, count, read, speak, analyze, alphabetize, lift and carry under 50 lbs., perceive depth, operate a motor vehicle, and operate motor equipment.
  2. Conditions may include working inside, working around machines with moving parts and moving objects, radiant and electrical energy, working closely with others, working alone, working protracted or irregular hours, and traveling by car, van, bus, and airplane.
  3. Equipment (machines, tools, devices) used in performing only the essential functions include computer and related equipment, calculator, copier, fax machine, telephone, automobile, forklift, electric and manual pallet jack.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work to be performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties.

The Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to cultural diversity in the workforce.

You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description. The Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley, Inc. has the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not a contract for employment.

 

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