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Delivery Driver Extraordinaire! (Farm Connex)

Organization Farm Connex
Location 85 Industrial Park Road
Hardwick, Vermont 05836
Description

Are you looking for a way to make a serious impact on our local food system?

Do you want to join a growing company that is committed to both food access and the prosperity of Vermont's finest producers?

Join us!

Company background: Farm Connex is a producer-oriented, direct-store (DSD) transport service operating out of our warehouse, located in Hardwick, VT. While traditional distributors purchase goods from producers to resell at a markup, Farm Connex operates from a distinct vantage: providing simple, affordable freight & aggregation services to dozens of local farms, producer-partners and non-profit organizations throughout the state of Vermont.

Overview: we are currently seeking to hire a reliable and detail oriented individual to make daily deliveries to regional retailers and institutions from our location in Hardwick, VT. Duties to include (but not limited to): picking orders, loading trucks, making deliveries, coordinating product pickups, reliable and frequent communication with Farm Connex personnel, clients and accounts as necessary.

Number of positions available:  2 (1 x F/T, 1 x P/T)

Required skills:

  • Candidate must be available for overnight/early morning shifts

  • Ability to lift >50 lbs

  • Clean VT Driver’s License

  • Ability to operate non-CDL vehicles & equipment (pallet jack, liftgate, dollies, etc.)

  • Superior spatial/organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to communicate effectively with Farm Connex team members, producers and retailers, as necessary

  • Commitment to superior customer service

Preferred skills:

  • Familiarity with VT/NH routes a plus

  • Knowledge of basic food safety and handling guidelines (will train)

  • Interest in local and sustainable food systems a plus

Average hours: 35-40 hours per week F/T (some flexibility)

15-20 hours per week P/T (some flexibility; weekend days available)

Date Posted May 7th, 2019
Deadline May 31st, 2019
# of Positions Available 2
Categories Distributor, Dry storage facility, Cold / refrigerated storage facility
Type Full Time
Compensation $17.00/hour
How to Apply If interested, please submit resume to info@vtfarmconnex.com