Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

 

Community Harvest Food Bank Philosophy

Community Harvest Food Bank embraces a philosophy that recognizes and values diversity. Our goal is to attract, develop, retain and promote a talented diverse workforce in a culture where all employees will contribute to their fullest potential.

Current Employment Opportunities

CDL DRIVER

CHFB is looking for a full-time CDL driver to run routes in NE IN.  The hours are Monday – Friday from 7:30 – 4:00 p.m.  Salary based upon experience.

All interested candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Must have no driver-related misdemeanors or felonies
  • Clean driving record

If interested please send resume to Kevin Hough:  khough@communityharvest.org

No phone calls, please.

Additional Job Functions, Responsibilities, and Requirements

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintenance of all required and/or necessary paperwork and logs in a neat, professional, and timely manner
  • Verification for accuracy and completeness of all outgoing product (for CHFB programs and member agencies).
  • Drive Food Bank vehicles to make product pickups and deliveries to agencies and affiliate food banks.
  • Complete bread pick-up and delivery route as assigned.
  • Load the vehicle properly and with enough advance time in order to make timely deliveries (must be able to operate forklift and electric pallet jacks)
  • Checks all product to insure compliance and quality several times/day
  • Properly supervises any volunteers assigned to the Farm Wagon program
  • Deliver/unload/reload product at various sites. (Unload incoming donations)
  • Inspect truck(s) daily as per DOT requirements and report any needed services or repairs to the Transportation Supervisor.
  • Good public relations skills representing Community Harvest Food Bank, donors, member agencies, and the community at large.
  • Reports all accidents that happen while performing pick-ups and deliveries
  • Clean interior and exterior of trucks as needed.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Inspect forklifts and electric jacks as required, check fluids and add water as needed, report any repairs needed to Transportation Supervisor.
  • Assist in other areas of the food bank as assigned
  • Ability to consistently lift/carry 50-75 pounds unassisted
  • Serv-Safe Certified.
  • Maintenance of a neat, clean, and professional appearance at all times
  • Evening and weekend hours as requested

PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High level of personal integrity and honesty
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • General ability to learn, reason, make judgments
  • Must have no driver-related misdemeanors or felonies
  • Must be able to consistently and correctly perform basic math skills at a high school level.
  • Must be able to pass random drug/alcohol screens
  • Knowledge and ability to operate standard warehouse equipment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • A pleasant, team-oriented personality and an ability to work in an unsupervised environment
  • Excellent telephone communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Clearance of driving record check
  • Clearance of driver’s license background check.
  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, or drive for a minimum of eight hours.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Degree
  • Forklift Operation Safety Training Certificate
  • Familiar with food service concepts, practices, and procedures
  • A valid Indiana chauffer’s license, automobile insurance, and a reliable means of transportation
  • A willingness to receive all necessary or desired training or certification, including submission to a criminal background check
  • An ability to communicate in Spanish is desirable

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of Community Harvest Food Bank to provide equal employment opportunities to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex or disability and to promote the full realization of that policy. Community Harvest Food Bank will assure equal employment opportunities in all personnel actions and procedures including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, compensation, and benefits.