Employment Opportunities

The Food Bank of Northern Indiana has an opening for a Driver. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to .  No phone calls, please.

POSITION TITLE:                                 DRIVER

POSITION PURPOSE:                          The main purpose of the Driver is to assure all orders are filled and delivered accurately and in good condition.

EXEMPT / NON-EXEMPT:                   Non-exempt, part-time

DATE UPDATED:                               February 2020

POSITION REPORTS TO:                    Warehouse Manager


THIS POSITION:                                 None (Community Service/Volunteers on occasion)

The following is a list of major duties and responsibilities for this position.  It is not all inclusive.  Other duties may be added as needed and management as appropriate may modify this job description.


  • Responsible for local trucking of product, both distribution of product to agencies and receiving of products from donors.
  • Responsible for vehicles, including cleaning and maintaining proper maintenance.
  • Responsible for proper use and care of all equipment (pallet jacks, forklifts, etc.).
  • Responsible for proper and safety handling of all food and product.


1. Position is responsible for trucking, scheduling with donors and agencies, the pickup of donations and delivery of orders.

2. Position is responsible for checking in all products picked up from donors and complete all necessary paperwork. 

3. Drivers are required to assure orders and donations are properly accounted for before leaving facility.  This includes all necessary paperwork, proper charging of product and service fees before leaving on deliveries.

4. Position assists in warehouse duties when not delivering.  This includes filling of orders, maintaining all aspects inventory control and cleaning/maintenance of facility, when needed.

5. Drivers must keep vehicles in good condition.  This requires routine maintenance checks, cleaning of vehicle inside and out, as well as reporting to Warehouse Manager when a problem or potential problem exists.

6. Drivers assure safe transportation, maintaining proper food handling requirements.  This includes Feeding America, USDA, and OSHA guidelines.

7. Position requires assistance at food drives and other events which might require evening, weekend and other “off hour” work times.  These events might also require working with volunteers assisting with the event.

8. MUST maintain the highest customer service acumen possible.  This includes common courtesy, quality assistance and proper appearance when representing the Food Bank.

9. All other assignments as required by Warehouse Manager and Assistant Warehouse Manager.


  • Must be of good character and willing to maintain good customer service. 
  • This position must have a valid Indiana or Michigan driver’s license. 
  • Good math skills are required. 
  • Customer service skills, people person, a work history reflecting good driving skills is preferred; history of good attendance and performance is required. 
  • Become Serv-Safe certified: with commitment to adhering to principles and practices of food safety. 
  • Requires the ability to use warehouse equipment and become certified to use such equipment (forklift and electric pallet jacks).
  • One-year driving experience of a box truck.
  • Have a personal cell phone for work usage.


  • Lifting (a minimum of 50 lbs.), redistribution and handling of food, is required. 
  • Must be able to stand and/or walk on concrete floors for extended periods of time, as well as areas of extreme cold for short periods of time. 
  • Must be able to pass a drug and alcohol test.     


  • Paid uniforms.
  • Cell phone – partial reimbursement.
  • Paid holidays based on days scheduled to work.










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