Full-Time Delivery Driver - Ithaca area

Full-Time Delivery Driver - Ithaca area

Posted by Gimme! Coffee on 09/19/2019

We’re seeking a full-time Delivery Driver (DD) to join the Gimme team! Hours are generally 8a-5p, Mon-Fri, and the position is based at our roastery located about halfway between Ithaca and Trumansburg.

As a member of the Production Team, the Delivery Driver (DD) is responsible for ensuring that all Gimme! Coffee locations and wholesale orders within the delivery range arrive safely and in a timely manner. The DD is also responsible for ensuring that orders for shipment are fulfilled and shipped in a timely manner. The DD is additionally responsible for the general maintenance of the warehouse and assisting with production inventory management.

TO APPLY: Go to gimmecoffee.com/jobs to fill out an application

About You:

You get satisfaction from working hard, even at repetitive and unglamorous tasks. You can stay level-headed and work accurately in a fast-paced environment that sometimes gets hot/cold and loud. You communicate proactively with a team, and you can both deliver and receive/apply constructive criticism in order to make the end result better. You enjoy working independently or with a team, and you have a strong drive to get the job done well; you won’t rest until you get it right, even when no one else is watching.

TO APPLY: Go to gimmecoffee.com/jobs to fill out an application

Role Overview:

● Loading & delivering local delivery orders for Gimme! Coffee locations and client wholesale accounts.

● Local pick-ups as needed.

● Facilitate communication between stores and headquarters.

● Responsible for basic care of delivery vehicle.

● Pull and pack orders for shipping and delivery.

● Stock incoming deliveries and maintain orderliness of stock room(s) and walk-in cooler.

● Participate in monthly deep clean of Production facility.

● Assist with laundry and coffee bin maintenance as needed.

● Remove and dispose of trash, recycling, and compost from building.

● Regularly sweep, mop, and dust common spaces.

● Regularly clean public employee bathrooms.

● Assist Equipment and Facilities Department as needed.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

● Ability to multitask without sacrificing accuracy.

● Can positively and comfortably handle and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced, changing environment requiring self-motivation and focused attention to detail.

● Ability to work efficiently, often unsupervised.

● Ability to be productive working independently as well as under supervision.

● Ability to follow verbal and written direction.

● Ability to work positively as a component of the Wholesale team.

● Commitment to workplace safety.

● Tidy appearance necessary.

● Non-smoker preferred, as smoke odor may transfer to product.

Experience, Eduction, and Training:

● High School diploma required. B.A. or B.S. preferred but not required.

● Valid NYS Driver’s License and good driving record.

● Excellent computation skills.

● Excellent written English and English verbal communication skills.

● Additional language skills a plus, but not required.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is subject to the following requirements:

● Physical activities: climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, seeing, talking, hearing, sitting, balancing, driving.

● Physical requirements:

○ Exerting up to 50 pounds of force frequently.

○ The worker is required to regularly operate a delivery van.

○ The worker is required to regularly operate a hand truck.

○ The worker may occasionally be required to operate a pallet jack.

○ The worker will occasionally be required to taste coffee.

● Working conditions: The worker is subject to various inside and outside environmental conditions. The worker will work with various cleaning products. The worker will work with vehicles of varying sizes, up to and including box trucks. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to high. The worker is required to occasionally work in high places, and narrow aisles or passageways.

● Tools used: Vehicles, heat sealers, coffee baggers, hand trucks, pallet jacks, ladders, a variety of cleaning tools and supplies.

COMPENSATION: Gimme! Coffee offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.

TO APPLY: Go to gimmecoffee.com/jobs to fill out an application

Gimme! Coffee is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services