Warehouse Worker/Delivery Driver – $1,000 Hiring Incentive (Arden Warehouse)
DIVISION: Community Living Connections
REPORTS TO: Nutrition Services Program Manager
OPEN UNTIL FILLED
40 hours per week, $19.87 - $21.49 per hour DOE plus Benefits
Responsible for the filling and delivery of client/customer orders from stock on hand, maintains inventory control and prepares monthly activity reports.
Examples of Duties & Responsibilities
- Completes and delivers orders to sites within the Tri-County area of service.
- Develops and maintains food purchase inventories.
- Initiates and completes warehouse transfer reports and other forms as required.
- Performs daily safety and health inspections of warehouse, cooler and freezers; takes action as necessary.
- Provides information and assistance to sub-contractors.
- Performs daily vehicle safety and operational inspections reporting any defects to the Nutrition Services Program Manager.
- Schedules vehicles for periodic and unscheduled maintenance as required.
- Maintains inspection logs for warehouse, freezers and vehicles.
- Maintains a safe operating environment.
- Develops the scheduling and distribution of products and supplies to food sites including the loading and unloading trucks. Reports to Nutrition Services Program Manger the estimated delivery times and any modifications or changes as the delivery day progresses.
- Develops and maintains the inventory of food and non-food items for The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP), Senior Home Delivery Program, and the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP).
- Remains current on all state and federal policies, requirements and regulations related to the program, and monitors contract sites for compliance.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge Skills, and Abilities
- Knowledge of warehouse delivery principles and practices.
- Basic knowledge of sanitary and custodial practices.
- Ability to comprehend local, state and federal laws and regulations applicable to the position and program, including maintaining a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).
- Ability to organize and schedule routes to maximize resources.
- Ability to operate a variety of equipment.
- Ability to operate a forklift.
- Ability to maintain both manual and electronic warehouse inventory systems.
- Ability to prepare reports, correspondence, and documentation.
- Ability to utilize resources efficiently and economically.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, other agencies and the general public.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Ability to work independently and safely operate a vehicle.
Required Education or Experience
High school diploma or GED; and three years experience in warehousing including inventory control preferably in a social service agency;
Any combination of education and experience which would provide the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the job.
Required Certifications & Licenses
- Valid Commercial Driver's License.
Preferred Certifications & Licenses
- Physical examination certifying fitness for position.
- Valid driver’s license in the state of residence.
- Verifiable record as a safe driver for the most recent five year period.
Physical Demands & Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to, stand, sit; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone, and keyboard reach.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision requirements due to computer work.
- Physical demands include regular pushing, pulling, sitting, climbing, twisting, kneeling, crouching, and crawling.
- Frequent physical demands include carrying, standing, walking, balancing, stooping, reaching, handling, talking, hearing and bending.
- Ability to lift 60 pounds consistently throughout the day is required.
- Ability to uphold the stress of traveling.
- Regular, predictable attendance is required.
The work environment characteristics described are what is encountered while performing the essential functions of this job.
- Moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phone, and printers, light traffic).
- Ability to work in a confined area.
- Ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time.
- Ability and willingness to work flexible hours
- Ability to travel within the Tri County area.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Rural Resources Community Action provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.