Local Farm Food Delivery Driver in Truckee, CA

Tahoe Food Hub
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Job Description

This position is with the Tahoe Food Hub. We support small, family farms within 100-miles of North Lake Tahoe and create access to local food for our mountain community.

This is a great position for someone wanting to get involved in their local food system with a part-time job and potential for advancement. The position’s primary role is to drive our refrigerated delivery trucks down to the Sierra Foothills to pick-up fresh, local, sustainably-grown produce and bring it back to our Truckee warehouse. The driver then delivers orders to area restaurants and grocery stores in the North Lake Tahoe/Reno region. If candidate is interested in working in our warehouse for additional hours, shifts are available.

Compensation: Starting at $19/hour + 25% discount on all goods in our market
Employment type: part-time
Schedule: 8-24 hour/week. Shifts available on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Skills Required:
Must have a clean driving record, have experience driving box trucks (CDL not required) and strategically packing trucks in an organized fashion. Successful candidates will be detail and safety oriented, work with a sense of urgency while offering friendly customer service. Must be okay with early morning shifts. If a position is offered, applicant must pass a background check.

All staff must follow food safety protocols when handling produce and follow order packing procedures set by Tahoe Food Hub to ensure inventory stays in good condition and organized. Candidates MUST live in North Lake Tahoe and must be able to pass a drug test and provide a current driving record if hired.

To Apply: Submit your resume using the provided link. Please review our website and Facebook page to learn more about us and submit a short cover letter explaining why you would like to join our team. We are a growing organization with potential to move up!

Tahoe Food Hub is a 501c-3 non-profit organization. We support regenerative agriculture and address local food access challenges at a systems level by creating a local food system for the Lake Tahoe/Reno area. In doing so, we address the needs of diversified, family farms looking for new markets. Through this farmer network, we connect our community with where their food comes from and help them understand the social, environmental and economic benefits of a local food system.