FBNI Employment Opportunities

The Food Bank of Northern Indiana has open posistions for the following: Driver and Cleaning Assistant. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to .  No phone calls, please.

JOB DESCRIPTION                          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

REPORTING TO:                            Warehouse Manager and/or Assistant Warehouse Manager

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

MAJOR FUNCTIONS:

1.       Responsible for local trucking of product, both distribution of product to agencies and receiving of products from donors.

2.       Responsible for vehicles, including cleaning and maintaining proper maintenance.

3.       Responsible for proper use and care of all equipment (pallet jacks, forklifts, etc.).

4.       Responsible for proper and safety handling of all food and product.

SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS:

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 product that was 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  and/or Assistant Manager when a problem or potential problem does exist.

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.  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.

QUALIFICATIONS AND/OR TRAINING:

  • 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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

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.     

BENEFITS

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

The Food Bank of Northern Indiana is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and proves equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals, regardless of age, gender, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.

Interested candidates should send a resume to . No phone calls, please.

 

POSITION TITLE:                    Environmental Services Assistant  

POSITION PURPOSE:                Responsible for the cleaning and disinfecting all touchable surfaces throughout the building. 

EXEMPT / NON-EXEMPT:        Part-time non-exempt, hourly

POSITION REPORTS TO:          Warehouse Manager

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 by management as appropriate which modify this job description.

SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS:

  • Clean all bathrooms, boardrooms, breakrooms and front office area (dusting, mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, cleaning windows, etc.) all touchable areas. Touchable areas consist of but not limited to chairs, cabinet handles, door handles, flusher handle on toilets, light switches, paper towel dispensers, sinks, soap dispensers, stall locks, tables, water coolers, window ledges, etc.
  • Clean all tables and chairs in boardrooms and breakrooms.
  • Clean, stock necessary supplies in supply designated facility areas.
  • Empty all trash from designated facility areas (bathrooms, boardrooms, breakrooms and front office).  Wipe down trash cans when needed.
  • Refill paper towel and toilet paper dispensers, bar towels in the kitchen and soap dispensers.
  • Follow health and safety regulations.
  • Demonstrate a professional demeanor in all interactions with volunteers and colleagues.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS AND OR TRAINING:

The Cleaning Assistant is of good character, work independently, physically fit, good communication skills, excellent time management skills, ability to multitask and maintain schedule while responding to incidents if needed.  Knowledge of cleaning chemicals and supplies.  History of good attendance and performance is required. 

High School diploma or equivalent, self -motivated with the ability to see what needs to be done and to follow through until all work is satisfactorily completed.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This position is required to do light to moderate physical work and must be able to bend, twist, stand, and/or walk on concrete floors for extended periods of time, as well as areas of cold or warm for short periods of time.  Be able to pick a minimum of 15-20 pounds. 

DATE PREPARED:                    MAY 2020

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to .  No phone calls, please.

The Food Bank of Northern Indiana is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and proves equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals, regardless of age, gender, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.

 

 

 

 

 

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