The Food System Support Driver is responsible for picking up food and non-food items from food distribution warehouses such as Northwest Harvest and Food Lifeline, and making deliveries to various Seattle food banks in accordance with program policies and procedures and a predetermined delivery schedule.
Essential Responsibilities, Duties & Tasks
70% Deliver food and non-food items to Seattle food banks four days a week, including loading and unloading the truck. Count, verify, and sign off on all “pick orders” for food deliveries at warehouses. Issue order forms to food banks for verification and signature. Pick up pallets, bread trays, milk cartons, wooden bins, etc. from food banks and return them to proper warehouse as required; Provides input to Food System Support staff in developing and revising regular and holiday schedules for food pick-ups and deliveries. Follow set delivery schedule and communicate immediately with supervisor if deviation from schedule becomes necessary.
10% Perform daily a daily vehicle inspection prior to used and conduct a Post-Trip Inspection at the end of each shift. Keep Food System Support staff informed of problems and concerns related to scheduling, mechanical problems, and any program needs including new or replacement equipment such as pallet jacks, hand trucks, etc.
10% Develop and maintain positive working relationships with food bank and warehouse staff and volunteers, and work with staff to maximize efficiency and ensure the highest safety standards. Contact and troubleshoot with food programs if and when mechanical or other problems occur which delay deliveries.
5% Complete reports and activity logs as required.
5% Participate in program, department and agency Anti-Racism Initiative and various meetings and trainings as required.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Percentage of time spent on responsibilities varies based on shift worked.Full Job Description