Job Description

Would you like a job where you absolutely know at the end of the day that you made a difference? Roadrunner Food Bank is seeing unprecedented demand not only from those living with food insecurity every day, but also from families that are newly in need. You can be part of the solution by helping us continue to provide food and hope to hundreds of thousands of New Mexicans experiencing hunger. 

We currently have an opening for a Non-CDL Driver responsible for: the safe and efficient pickup and or delivery of product within the state of New Mexico; immediately reporting safety issues and equipment issues to management; following DOT rules and regulations; working with other departments as assigned. This role will also assist in the warehouse as needed and when driving schedule allows.

Driving                                                                                 

  • Conducts daily vehicle inspections and immediately reports findings to transportation team.
  • Completes daily Hours of Service logbooks; paper or electronic as directed by transportation team.
  • Complies with all applicable Federal and State Transportation Laws
  • Adheres to daily route schedule, completes product inspection forms and delivers signed BOLs to supervisor upon route completion

Warehouse Support                                                            

  • Occasional specialized warehouse work as needed, such as deep cleaning, assisting other OPS teams with projects, returning materials to partners or other assignments.
  • Daily cleaning and organizing duties related to warehouse and vehicle

Customer Service                                                                   

  • Focuses on customers’ expectations, utilizes supervisor support to solve problems while maintaining high level of patience and professionalism.
  • Ensures adherence to routing structures, departure times and equipment assignments.
  • Provides information obtained from daily routes concerning customer complaints, concerns, potential safety issues, route deviations and other relevant information.
  • Provides partner agencies and donors information about RRFB delivery/pickup policies.

Communication                                                                      

  • Regularly communicates issues and successes with Transportation Team.
  • Provides Management information obtained through observation concerning potential safety issues, process deviations and any other relevant information.
  • Communicates out of time window deliveries/pickups to agencies and donors
  • Provides information obtained from daily routes concerning customer complaints, concerns, potential safety issues, route deviations and other relevant information.

Safety                                                                                    

  • Ensures powered and unpowered equipment is in safe operating condition prior to and at end of shift.
  • Immediately communicates potential safety issues or equipment defects to supervisors.
  • Operates all Roadrunner Food Bank equipment including, but not limited to, forklifts, manual and electric pallet jacks, trailer/truck lift gates, straight/box trucks, vans, in a safe manner.
  • Adheres to all DOT and other driving safety regulations at all times.
  • Drives defensively, watching the movements of other drivers in the area.

Other Duties as Assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities but may provide training to new drivers as they complete an RRFB intern training program.

Qualifications: 

  • One to three years of commercial box truck driving or equivalent preferred
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Clean driving record
  • Must be able to lift up to 100 pounds
  • Must be able to pull in excess of 1000 lbs with a pallet jack

Employment Requirements

  • Negative Pre-employment Drug Screening
  • Successful Background Clearance
  • Successful Completion of Forklift Training provided by RRFB

Physical Environment

  • Work is primarily in large trucks. Must be able to get into truck and operate all      controls in truck.
  • Much of the work is outside and employee is exposed to extreme hot or cold temperatures.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  • The employee must frequently pull in excess of 1000 lbs with a pallet jack
  • The employee must be able to load and unload items into and out of truck.
  • The employee must be able to operate forklift and pallet jacks
  • The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.