Driver
Feeding South Florida 10 reviews - West Palm Beach, FL

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Feeding South Florida
is looking for a dynamic member for the Transportation team. The driver will perform transportation duties in the field picking up & delivering product as well as assisting with general warehouse duties. The Driver will also play a key role in daily vehicle maintenance and with the implementation of Quality Control standards regarding products to be picked up & transported. In this position, you will be responsible for picking up, delivering and moving our customer's freight. You must enjoy meeting, interacting and being appreciative of customers. This position requires a valid CDL with HazMat and Air Break endorsement. This position requires extensive enthusiastic interaction with the public and with other staff members.
Job Responsibilities ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Inspect, operate, maintain assigned Truck in a professional & safe manner as per State Drivers code and Highway Safety rules, USDOT code and UMCSR.
  • Complete daily routes as assigned and check call at each stop.
  • Complete all assignments in such a way as to maintain the integrity of products through proper inspection, handling and storage procedures.
  • Inspect all products to be picked up and complete the Driver Inspection Report for every load transported.
  • Load and unload vehicle and operate in a safe manner at all times.
  • Always transport food products under sanitary conditions; especially proper temperature.
  • Establish rapport with representatives of food donors and vendors.
  • Assist with weighing of product, loading and unloading at warehouses.
  • Maintain proper storage separation of food and non-food items.
  • Perform sanitation duties as assigned.
  • Continuously check products for expiration dates, any signs of contamination, or other signs of unsafe distribution.
  • Communicate suggestions, ideas, improvements and other constructive feedback to management.
  • Undertake Driver and Customer Service Training
  • To properly use, maintain and charge the issued route phones


  • OTHER FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide feedback regarding donors to Fleet Coordinator.
  • Adhere to Sanitation Guidelines and Standards.
  • Adhere to Safety Guidelines and Standards.
  • Advise management of the need for repairs of equipment.
  • Advise management of any safety violations.
  • Advise management of any sanitation violations.
  • Operate equipment under all legal driving rules and maintain safe driving.
  • Ability to work all shifts, nights or weekends.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Emphasize Mission and Values consistently.
  • Communicate suggestions, ideas, improvements and other constructive feedback to management.

  • Application Qualifications JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
    • 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 pertaining to the safe operation of Truck equipment and DOT Safety inspections.
    • Ability to successfully complete training pertaining to the safe operation of warehouse equipment and machinery.
    • Ability to prepare writhen reports accurately.
    • Capable of following directions.
    • Capable of working under pressure, completing various assignments responsibly and in a timely manner.

    REQUIRED LICENSES, CERTIFICATES OR KNOWLEDGE:
    • Must maintain a Valid Florida Drivers License with required CDL rating with Hazardous Material and Air Break endorsements. Successfully complete a road test.
    • Drug screening, DOT physical and background checks are required.
    • Available for random Testing to ensure road safety.
    • Skills in operation and maintenance of warehouse equipment including pallet jacks, electric pallet jacks, forklifts, coolers, freezers, electronic scales, etc.
    • Forklift Certification and Material Handling Equipment.
    • Knowledge of Safe Food Handling Procedures.
    • Physical ability to walk, lift and carry weight per OSHA standards.
    • Strong Math Skills.

    Deadline Open

    About this company
    10 reviews
    Feeding South Florida's mission is to feed South Florida's hungry in order to improve their lives. We do this by distributing food and...