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Seasonal Wholesale Delivery Driver

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GrowNYC
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New York, NY
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Published 4 days ago

Organization Information

GrowNYC is a 50-year-old environmental nonprofit organization - helping more than 3 million New Yorkers by providing essential services and taking action to make NYC a livable city, one where every person can enjoy a healthier, more sustainable life. In particular, our network of Greenmarkets, Farmstands, Fresh Food Box sites, and GrowNYC Wholesale ensures that all New Yorkers have access to the freshest, healthiest local food.

GrowNYC Wholesale ​is a Bronx-based hub for source-verified, high-quality, fair-priced local foods to meet the city’s burgeoning demand for local food in wholesale volumes. GrowNYC Wholesale is a local food distribution service with a two-pronged mission: to create a profitable wholesale marketplace for regional farm and food businesses, and to create transparent, efficient supply chains that increase all New Yorkers’ access to high-quality, locally produced food.

Seasonal Wholesale Delivery Driver

The Seasonal Wholesale Delivery Driver is part of a driver team responsible for providing efficient and safe delivery of produce by the case or pallet to clients within NYC (5 Boroughs). Drivers pick up trucks from our warehouse facility in Hunts Point, Bronx, make deliveries in a 16’, 18’, or 22’ refrigerated truck with lift gate, and operate hand trucks, pallet jacks, and forklifts as needed. Drivers deliver orders to the appropriate destination within a scheduled time. They are expected to provide professional customer service, keep all delivery documents and invoices neat and organized, and communicate with supervisors regarding lateness, equipment issues, and damaged or missing product. This position reports directly to the Operations and Logistics Manager. The Seasonal Wholesale Delivery Driver position is seasonal. Additionally, Managers will be tasked with ensuring all COVID-19 safety measures.

Responsibilities ​(include, but are not limited to)

● Making deliveries in a 16’ or 18’ refrigerated truck with lift gate.

● Operating equipment and machines, such as hand trucks, pallet jacks,

and forklifts as needed

● Following delivery driving routes and time schedules

● Providing customer service, answering questions, and handling complaints from clients

● Preparing and organizing all delivery documents and invoices

● Abiding by all transportation laws and maintaining a safe driving record.

● Follow and enforce rules and regulations, especially as they pertain to

social distancing and food safety


Qualifications

● Commercial truck driving experience or recent CDL graduate

● Familiarity with and driving knowledge of NYC streets

● Attention to detail

● Ability to maneuver a full pallet with appropriate equipment

● Must be comfortable interacting with customers

● Ability to communicate effectively with customers and coworkers

● Experience working with wholesale produce a plus

● Familiarity with storage of food products and/or food handling

● Ability to work early mornings and weekends


Driving Record requirements

● Must have a valid NY, NJ, CT or PA driver license

● CDL is not required, but a plus

● Forklift Certification is not required, but a plus

● 3 points or less on a motor vehicle report

● No suspensions for moving violations or accidents


Physical Requirements

Ability to lift up to 50lbs.


Position Details

Schedule:​ This position is seasonal, with full-time hours from May-November. Shifts are available Monday-Saturday and usually start early in the morning (5am-6am).

Compensation:​ The position is a non-exempt seasonal and variable hourly position. It pays $20-$22 per hour depending on experience and includes only statutory benefits. ​All hourly “Food Responder” staff will receive base pay plus $3 per hour for work in the field effective through June 30, 2020.


GrowNYC is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer

and hires without regard to race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation or physical disability.

Organization Information

GrowNYC is a 50-year-old environmental nonprofit organization - helping more than 3 million New Yorkers by providing essential services and taking action to make NYC a livable city, one where every person can…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    July 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    June 30, 2021

Salary

$20 - $22$20-$22 per hour depending on experience and includes only statutory benefits. ​All hourly “Food Responder” staff will receive base pay plus $3 per hour for work in the field effective through June 30, 2020.

Location

On-site
100 Gold St, New York, NY 10038, USA

How to Apply

Please apply at https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/All/b5f607fc-8a87-4bc1-9700-014a053db58f/GrowNYC

Please apply at https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/All/b5f607fc-8a87-4bc1-9700-014a053db58f/GrowNYC

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