Our mission is to combat the hunger crisis in our region by strategically procuring and distributing nutritious food through community partners…because no one should go hungry.

Job Opening: CDL-A Distribution/Delivery Associate

JOB TITLE: CDL-A Distribution/Delivery Associate

Reports To: Transportation Manager

Direct Reports: None

POSITION SUMMARY:

With guidance and support from the Transportation Manager, the associate will ensure successful, timely deliveries and pickups on a daily basis, in accordance with Established Procedures for retail stores, food drives, agency orders, and other associated El Pasoans Fighting Hunger programs including CSFP and NSLP Programs, while ensuring being compliant with USDOT, FMCSA, and TxDOT, safety, security, regulatory and company policies. Must be willing to drive local and long distance.

MAJOR DUTIES AND SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Fully understand how to operate and safely drive your assigned vehicle
  • Drive straight and combination vehicles with a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) over 26,000 lbs.
  • Assist in loading and unloading delivery trucks
  • Ensure contents are properly secured in truck prevent damage/injury
  • Obtain signatures to confirm and complete pickups and deliveries
  • Assist in mapping driving routes
  • Stay on predetermined route and ensure timely transport and delivery
  • Communicate with dispatch as needed
  • Confirm that the contents of each shipment / load matches the manifest document
  • Perform inspections of your vehicle prior to and following each trip & report any problems immediately
  • Check weather conditions and road reports before departure and as necessary en-route
  • Always ensure your vehicle and trailer is kept clean
  • Maintain and service vehicle as needed (refuel, add lubricants and oils, tire pressure, repairs, etc.)
  • Notify managers of any major maintenance or delivery / pickup issues encountered
  • Follow DOT rules and regulations concerning Work, Drive, and Rest times
  • Maintain detailed driving and delivery logs
  • Track and report working hours
  • Adhere to company rules and regulations
  • Obey all applicable traffic laws and drive in according to the weather/road conditions
  • Comply with USDA, FMCSA, TxDOT and interstate regulations
  • Deliver & unload trucks to agencies on schedule;
  • Pick up donated products as scheduled;
  • Maintain proper paperwork for all orders;
  • Drive forklift in a safe manner at all times;
  • Use manual or electric pallet jack when needed;
  • Make safety a priority at all times
  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned;

REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent; 2+ years proven experience in commercial truck driving; Comfortable with city, regional, and long haul transport

Certificates, Licenses or Registrations:

Valid CDL-A required, current medical card and clean driving record.

ServSafe Manager Certification (required after hire)

Forklift Certification (required after hire)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to successfully manage multiple priorities and projects and consistently meet deadlines;
  • Proficient using GPS and other routing systems
  • Map reading and route planning experience
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work with a high degree of accuracy;
  • Skilled at driving and parking large, heavy vehicles
  • Alert, focused, and detail oriented
  • Ability to appropriately interact with people while maintaining excellent customer service;
  • Ability to lift up to 55 pounds repeatedly during the day;
  • Available to work occasional evenings and/or weekends;
  • Ability to be flexible and quickly adapt to changing priorities;
  • Ability to work effectively under periodically stressful conditions;
  • Good problem-solving skills;
  • Self motivated with the ability to interact in a team environment;
  • Positive and professional attitude and demeanor;
  • Ability to pass a background check;
  • Ability to pass random drug testing.

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Submit a letter of interest and resume to: Nora Aviles, Human Resources & Administration Manager, at naviles@epfhfb.org

No personal inquiries or phone calls. Position open until filled.

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank
…because no one should go hungry

9541 Plaza Circle,
El Paso, TX 79927
(915) 298-0353 Email Us
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