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Gisele Kelly
People & Organization Services

Email: hr@calgaryfoodbank.com

Driver

The Calgary Food Bank has a position to be filled on our Logistics & Inventory team. If you are a passionate volunteer yourself and want to work for a great organization in a rewarding sector, this might be the right job for you!  The Calgary Food Bank is a charitable organization dedicated to the gathering and distribution of quality emergency food to those in need.

Position Overview:

Reporting to Dispatch, this position is responsible for representing the Food Bank in the community by picking up donations and supporting our special events.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Establishing and maintaining good working relationships with suppliers and donors of all kinds.
  • Representing the Food Bank in public and maintaining the public image of efficiency, courtesy and professionalism at all times when on duty.
  • Evaluating donations for quality before accepting them
  • Maintenance and cleanliness of vehicle
  • Ensuring that all scheduled pickups and deliveries are completed in a timely manner.
  • Driving safely and courteously at all times.
  • Accountability for the confidentially of all Food Bank business and client data/information that may be acquired through work at the CIFB.

Tasks Performed:

  • Notifying the Transportation Supervisor if any unavoidable circumstances prevent the completion of pickups and deliveries on time as scheduled.
  • Driver’s Daily Checklist to be filled out before leaving warehouse before each shift.
  • Proper recording of donations, ensuring paperwork is properly filled out before shift end.
  • Proper, safe loading and unloading of the truck
  • Responsible for weighing and sorting of product upon return to the warehouse
  • Performing minor preventative maintenance on trucks.(i.e. change headlights, greasing, torqueing tires, check oil)
  • Ensuring that the truck is cleaned inside and out, fuelled and properly prepared for the next shift.
  • Working in the warehouse as required by the Logistics & Inventory Manager
  • Performing other tasks as required by the Transportation Supervisor.
  • Carrying out planned overtime on such occasions as are needed

Decision Making & Leadership Capabilities:

  • Must be able to make appropriate decisions in a fast paced environment, maintain work schedules with little supervision and have flexibility required to perform the job functions in accordance with the Food Bank policies and procedures at all times.
  • Provides positive support and leadership to all volunteers. Providing information and positive support to volunteer and casual drivers.

Education and Experience Required:

  • Previous experience driving a 5-ton
  • Forklift experience and previous food handling course an asset.
  • Mechanical inclination an asset.
  • Clean driver’s abstract
  • Air Brake endorsement is an asset.

Skills and Capabilities:

  • Good knowledge of the city
  • Must have excellent inter-personal skills
  • The ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with a wide variety of people.
  • Well established organizational skills
  • Must be able to pass an AMA drivers evaluation

Hours of Work:

This is a full-time, 37.5 hour per week, 5 days a week, 7.5 hours a day position. Hours worked beyond the regular work week will be earned and taken as lieu time.

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements if any:

Working conditions are normal for a warehouse and driving environment. Requires the ability to lift up to 70lbs repetitively and a high energy level. Occasional overtime may be required, but whenever possible advance notice will be given. You may be required to work evenings and weekends.

Interested applicants can e-mail their application to hr@calgaryfoodbank.com before September 16, 2016.

We thank all applicants for their interest; suitable applicants will be contacted for further discussions and/or an interview.

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