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Delivery Driver Jobs in New Orleans at Volunteers of America SELA


Title: Delivery Driver

Company: Volunteers of America SELA

Location: New Orleans

JOB SUMMARY

The Delivery Driver will work as a part of a team to pack out and deliver meals each day to sites across New Orleans. This position will assist with additional responsibilities including equipment maintenance, facility maintenance, and food production/pack-out. The Delivery Driver is a critical member of the Fresh Food Factor team and he/she will interact with school sites on a daily basis, serving customers and representing the company throughout the community.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Assembly, packing and delivery of meals to sites across New Orleans.

Excellent customer service, serving customers in a professional, helpful and thoughtful manner.

Must adhere to all Time and Temperature safety and sanitation procedure at all times.

Ability to lift 50 pounds

Proper placement and care of meals when distributed to sites, including ensuring appropriate temperature levels for all food.

Delivery equipment maintenance and cleaning.

On-time receiving, transferring, and organizing food supplies when delivered to kitchen facility.

Light facility maintenance.

Assisting cooks with various production needs.

Manages all invoices, and packing slips – records if items not delivered and ensures office receives all invoices, school paperwork and packing slips promptly.

Follows all company policy and procedures as outlined in the Employee handbook.

Qualifications:

Experienced and dependable driver (catering/food delivery experience preferred).

Familiarity with New Orleans driving conditions.

Clean driving record and ability to safely maneuver and operate Cargo Van

Attention to detail, especially with regards to counting accurately and organizing deliveries/equipment.

Able to physically perform requirements of job, including ability to safely lift up to 60 lbs and safely operated wheeled carts and dollies.

Works well with others and participates as part of a team.

Excellent communication skills and ability to build and maintain good relations with customers.

Takes pride in maintaining a clean, orderly environment and delivering a high quality product.

High level of energy and desire to be part of an entrepreneurial, fast-paced and hands-on environment.

Applicant must at least 21 years of age and be able to read, write and be highly conversant in English.

Ensure that the Lead Cook or Assistant Director is informed of daily operational issues

Performs other duties as assigned, and follows through on requests asked of management in a timely manner.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Must possess a Serve-Safe certificate Ability to follow oral and written instructions. The employee may be required to perform work while sitting, standing, bending and walking.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Ability to lift a minimum of fifty (50) pounds.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to read and write.

This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent.

All applicants must pass background, reference, and drug screens, and present a current MVR printout.

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