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Driver CDL-B Local

Department: Operations
Location: Cleveland, OH

Greater Cleveland Food Bank

Position: Driver CDL Class B, Local

If you want in-town work where you will be home every night while making a difference to end hunger in NE Ohio, this is the position for you!

Choose a career where you can better someone else’s life, while bettering your own. The Greater Cleveland Food Bank is the largest hunger relief organization in Northeast Ohio having provided over 50 million meals in 2018 to hungry people in Cuyahoga, Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake, Ashland and Richland counties. The organization’s mission is to ensure that everyone in these communities has the nutritious food they need every day.

We offer:

  • Sign On Bonus of $2,000

  • Competitive Hourly Rate

  • In Town, Monday-Friday, 6:30am-3:00pm shifts (overtime available)

  • Low Cost Medical, Dental, Vision, Short-Term and Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Generous Retirement Plan and Holiday Pay all starting on first day of hire.  Paid time off starts after 90 days.

  • Newer, well maintained equipment

  • A driver friendly and teamwork environment

SUMMARY

GCFB Drivers are directly responsible for the delivery of food to member agencies and picking up donated products from area stores. The Drivers ensure that food is distributed throughout our service area and are a direct link on the path to providing our community with nutritious food. This position picks up and delivers product and equipment between facilities, from donors, and to agencies in a safe, accurate and efficient manner by performing the following duties personally.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. This list is not all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned. 

  • Loads all orders on truck for that day's delivery schedule. 
  • Assures that orders going on truck are complete and accurate based on the delivery and order reports.
  • Ensures efficient and safe shipping of product to agencies and receiving of products from donors. Distributing to the Fleet Manager, at the end of shift, the required, and correctly filled out paperwork logging the shift activities.
  • Adheres to delivery/pick up schedule, notifying the Fleet Manager of any alterations needed to the schedule.
  • Ensures that product shipped or donated is appropriately transported supporting safe food handling regulations/policies; providing and maintaining superior customer service to the agencies and/or donors.
  • Accurately completes return forms and stage products to be returned in the appropriate storage area based on temperature.
    • Special events product handling and transportation.
    • Maintain unencumbered drivers license; upholding safe driving practices and free from chargeable accidents and/or moving traffic violations. Any citations received reported immediately to the Fleet Manager.
    • Communicates regularly with the Fleet Manager regarding delivery or pickup problems or any other issues that can affect the performance of the fleet.
    • Assists in warehouse environment when schedule slows or as needed.
    • Maintains required job knowledge and skills and core professional competencies.  Attends and participates in required educational programs and staff meetings.
    • Pre-trip inspection of fleet vehicle and equipment to ascertain condition, needed changes and/or repairs that are necessary or required, ensuring that trucks and equipment are properly maintained.  Reporting to Fleet Manager findings on a daily basis. Fills out the daily Vehicle Inspection Report properly each day.
    • The following  of maintenance schedules and fleet housekeeping duties, such as, regular cleaning of vehicles (interior and exterior) on a frequent basis as needed to maintain a clean vehicle for safe food transport.
      • Follows the procedures instructed from training received regarding proper safety techniques (i.e., lifting, safe equipment practices, etc).
      • Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED preferred; and two to three years of driving experience mandatory. Unencumbered Commercial Driver License (CDL), Class B with air brake endorsement required. DOT Medical Certification, required.  Tow motor certification required. ServSafe training preferred, not required.

Don’t just apply for a job, apply at the Greater Cleveland Food Bank where our passion is feeding those in need and feeding the need for purposeful work.

At the Food Bank diversity and inclusion are an important element of our culture and our organizational success.

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