(not logged in)

Hide nav pane
books & more

Job Details

Job Number:  38654
Job Posted: Tuesday, 3 October 2017
Closing Date: Tuesday, 31 October 2017
(44 days ago)
Greater Vancouver Food Bank
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: (not entered)

Driver Opportunity

(Requires a Class 3 license)

We have an immediate permanent need for a full-time Driver with a Class 3 License.

This position is responsible for the pickup of food from donor locations for delivery to the GVFBS food hubs, and our warehouse. Our drivers are frontline ambassadors, representing the GVFB in all activities to donors and members who access food through our 13 locations across Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster and the North Shore. Working as part of a team, the Driver is comfortable being assigned a variety of duties and has confidence driving a variety of vehicles in our fleet including a tandem axel.

You are a team player with a willingness to contribute, an aptitude to learn and a passion for making a difference.

Key responsibilities:

  • Work with assigned daily schedule of food daily pickups, deliveries and other tasks;
  • Perform a pre-trip inspection of vehicle to ensure safety and reliability; fuel trucks at card-lock locations and report any vehicle issues to the Operations Manager;
  • Operate and drive vans, light/medium trucks, and our tandem axel to pick up / deliver food products as scheduled; organize food in the vans or light trucks to maximize efficiency and load distribution;
  • Use SAP Business by Design solution in all goods movements, inbound, internal and production tasks;
  • On return to the warehouse; unload van, weigh goods and record information on the daily record sheet; put away all returns;
  • Provide relief to other food bank drivers as required and assist in other areas of the warehouse as

Physical Requirements of the role:

  • Proper safety footwear is required;
  • Physically fit and knowledge of proper lifting techniques required to lift up to 50 lbs on a consistent basis;
  • May need to sit or stand as May require walking and climbing stairs during the day;
  • Reaching above shoulder heights or below the

What we need:

  • Strong comfort level with computers
  • Clean Driver’s Abstract from ICBC
  • Completion of secondary school or equivalent
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, both oral and written, is required
  • A valid class 5 and 3 driver’s license is required
  • 2 years of safe driving experience is required
  • Recent Food Safe Level 1 is an asset
  • Criminal Record Check (including vulnerable persons) is required.

Interested? We want to hear from you. Please email your cover letter and resume in a one Word document to .

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Interested? We want to hear from you. Please email your cover letter and resume in a one Word document to .
Contact Details:
Human Resources
1150 Raymur Ave
Vancouver, BC, V6A 3T2

Tel: 604-876-3601
www:   www.foodbank.bc.ca/our-careers/driver-opportunity/

 Thanks for looking on WorkInNonProfits.ca and good luck with your job search!

Please Note: WorkInNonProfits.ca is not affiliated with and in no way endorses or vets the organization that posted this job. Any links posted within the job will take you to their external site where the same disclaimer applies.

Home Skip to content Skip to navigation Contact us Access keys Hide Left Pane Find a job Post a job Find service provider