1st Shift, Truck Driver- CDL A *$2,500 Sign-On Bonus*

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Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin is the leading local hunger-relief organization in the state with locations in Milwaukee and Appleton. Founded in 1982 by the Rotary Club of Milwaukee, Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin is a local and independent member of the Feeding America network. Driven by our mission to solve hunger and our vision of a hunger-free Wisconsin, we are bringing more people together around the table to collaboratively address the root causes of hunger. Together with our network partners, we serve nearly half a million food-insecure people across 35 counties in eastern Wisconsin each year.  

JOB PURPOSE:

This position serves as a vital link in the on-going relationship between donors and partners by picking up and delivering product and determining initial suitability of product before loading into truck. 

Benefits:

  • $25.88/hour
  • $2,500 Sign-On Bonus!!
  • 40 hours a week, Monday – Friday
  • 1st Shift
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • 401K w/company matching contributions
  • Paid Holidays
    • up to 10 paid holidays / calendar year
    • 1 Float Holiday
  • Paid Time Off
    • up to 208 hours / fiscal year with the option to carryover up to 80 hours to the following fiscal year
    • 1 Personal Day
  • Volunteer Time Off
    • up to 8 hours / calendar year
  • Flex-time Options
    • Early Dismissal every Friday
    • Half-Day Fridays in the Summer

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Pick-up and deliver product to diverse locations and organizations within our footprint
  • Maintain professional, positive donor relations at pick-up and delivery sites.
  • Has the ability to communicate effectively
  • Drive straight trucks and other company designated vehicles.
  • Fork lift certification or ability to be certified with 10 days of hire
  • Load and unload trucks using power equipment (forklift, power hand jack, and pallet rider), includes unloading product to various warehouse locations upon return to FAEW dock.
  • Count and inspect product prior to loading and unloading.
  • Inspect condition of vehicle prior to operation and report needed repairs to Logistics Supervisor. Submit fuel receipts Logistics Supervisor.
  • Comply with all safety policies and procedures as well as all DOT and all traffic regulations.
  • Ensure all company vehicles are secured at the end of the day.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Commitment to understand and support FAEW’s mission, vision, and effective actions to end food insecurity and its causes
  • Respect for the people FAEW serves and commitment to learn the causes of their food insecurity and need
  • Valid Class A CDL license for vehicles greater than 26,000 lbs. with air brakes. Excellent Motor Vehicle Record and successful DOT physical and drug screen.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to remain professional under difficult circumstances.
  • Demonstrate the ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be open-minded of differing opinions and views.
  • Strong math aptitude and ability to complete trucking paperwork such as bill-of-lading manifest, etc.
  • Solid knowledge of city, county and state road system.
  • Complete understanding of FAEW’s safety policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to constantly sit and walk, bend, twist, climb, reach above shoulders, kneel, and squat. Must be able to handle, operate objects, or controls, and reach with hands and arms.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds repeatedly.
  • Must be able to work in an environment where noise is moderate to high.
  • Must be able to work in a warehouse environment where temperatures can range from 80+ to -10 degrees.

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin, Inc. is committed to fostering diversity in our workplace. FAEW does not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of age, race, color, creed, religion, handicap, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical disability, mental disability, or veteran status. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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