Class A Driver

POSITION SUMMARY

The Truck Driver Class A is responsible for providing access to foods and materials throughout service area and beyond by representing the Food Bank to stakeholders and hauling food and materials as needed to and from ETFB.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Possession of a valid TX Class A driver license, current medical card, current DMV printout with no moving violations, and forklift certification, with the necessary experience to pass a performance review of safe and effective handling of all powered equipment.
  • Proven ability to safely drive tractor-trailers, operate standard warehouse equipment and demonstrated ability in maintenance and basic repair of vehicles and equipment. Ability to safely operate all types of warehouse equipment, including, but limited to, pallet jacks, forklifts and dock levelers.
  • Proven ability to work steadily and independently with minimum supervision and to follow standardized procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain accurate records. Add, subtract, multiply and divide units of weight successfully; compute ratio, rate and percent. Write reports and record transactions with proper format and legibility, using all parts of speech.
  • Ability to work well with other staff and to relate well to donors and agency representatives. Speak to customers with poise, voice control and confidence, imparting information in a clear and understandable manner.
  • Understand and comply with DOT regulations and related food bank compliance standards
  • Utilize computer software, including, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Possess a top notch customer service approach to deliveries.
  • Professional telephone Etiquette
  • High School Diploma

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Exert force and/or lift or carry items weighing 20 pounds to 100 pounds occasionally, and up to 50 pounds frequently.
  • Up to 2/3 of the time: walk, sit, squat, bend, twist, and reach at various heights above and below shoulder level.
  • Up to 1/3 of the time: push or pull; lift or carry large, heavy awkward objects while maneuvering in a confined space; e.g., narrow aisles, high density storage areas, inside of a truck box, etc.; ascend or descend flight of stairs; climb in or out of trucks, docks, and/or forklifts.
  • Work inside freezers and coolers with a temperature range of -10 degrees F. to 38 degrees F.

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.

East Texas Food Bank is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified candidates may email resume and cover letter to Human Resources at HRDir@easttexasfoodbank.org.