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Truck Loader / Unloader

Company: San Francisco - Marin Food Bank
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAre you a skilled Loader who believes in lending your skills to end hunger during these unprecedented times? If so, consider being a Truck Loader / Unloader for the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank.The San Francisco-Marin Food Bank is comprised of a dedicated team of approximately 150 staff working collaboratively to provide close to 50 million pounds of food to over 210,000 people in the Bay Area – a region where 1 in 4 people are at risk of hunger. We are currently looking for a Temp Truck Loader / Unloader to help provide support to Truck Drivers with the upcoming expansion project. See job description below and apply today if you would like to join us in our mission to end hunger.POSITION PURPOSEPrimary job responsibilities is assisting our San Francisco drivers in the loading and unloading of their trucks. Other responsibilities will be organizing pallets in preparation for load-out, and handling all required documentation. Certified pallet jack/forklift driver a plus. Will need to effectively communicate with other employees and management. Must be able to work safely in a team setting. Follow the Individual Work Plan (IWP) for this position as outlined in essential functions and basic duties.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIESOperations:

  • ·Organize and stage orders in preparation for distribution
  • ·Verify actual number of pallets compared to count sheet
  • Item spot check/quality control
  • Working inside Freezer/cooler performing pallet counts with a temperature range of –10 degrees F. to 38 degrees F.
  • Verify, by count, that high value protein items are accurate
  • · Loading and unloading of freight
  • · Consolidate freight to minimize total number of pallets
  • · Operation Monitoring — watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly
  • · Provide excellent customer service to our pantry network by the effective loading of our trucks
  • · Assist in Recycle program
  • · Process, manage and return to inventory, driver return item
  • · Assist in receiving during heavy inbound days or when drivers are successfully dispatched
  • Up to 2/3 of the time: walk; sit; squat; bend; twist; reach at various heights above and below shoulder level
  • Up to 1/3 of the time: push or pull; lift or carry large, heavy, awkward objects while maneuvering in a confined space, e.g., narrow aisles, high density storage areas, inside of a truck box, etc.; ascend or descend flights of stairs; climb in or out of trucks, docks and/or forklifts.Safety:
    • · Demonstrate adherence to safety through consistent actions in line with safety expectations and adherence to all related policies and procedures
    • · Follow work safety and food safety in adherence to SF-Marin Food Bank policies and procedures, standard operating procedures and federal/state regulations (Food Handling, AIB, DOSH and OSHA)QUALIFICATIONS • Basic knowledge of food storage, handling and distribution procedures• Basic knowledge of inventory control processes and procedures• Valid California driver's license and a clean DMV printout - preferred but not requiredExert force and/or lift or carry items weighing twenty (20) to one hundred (100) pounds occasionally, and up to fifty (50) pounds frequentlyHigh School diploma or higher, 2 years forklift experience preferred, Basic computer skills, 1 years basic warehousing experience required, Able to work in a fast-paced environment and take direction from multiple managersKey Qualifications
      • Stand up and sit down forklift experience and/or the ability to obtain forklift certification
      • Proven ability to safely operate all types of warehouse equipment, including, but not limited to, pallet jacks, forklifts and dock levelers• PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: (The physical and environmental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)Environment: Warehouse; Teel toe footwear - beginning the first day; Mask (PPE) - per state mandate and SFMFB REQUIREMENT.TALKING: Ability to communicate clearly with Social Distancing in mind.HEARING: Able to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information.WALK: Able to move about inside the warehouse to access boxes, packages and equipment.REPETITIVE MOTIONS: Constantly handle equipment, packages, and other goods.AVERAGE VISUAL ABILITIES: Average, ordinary, visual acuity necessary to view equipment, boxes, and packages.PHYSICAL STRENGTH: Medium to heavy work; requiring stooping and exerting up to 50 lbs. of force lifting, carrying, and or packing food resources.COMMUNICATION AND COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTSREASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply principles of logical thinking to practical problems. Ability to interpret instructions.MATHEMATICS ABILITY: Ability to perform basic math skills.LANGUAGE ABILITY: Fluency in English.SALARY: $19.81-21.87 per hour The San Francisco-Marin Food Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.Position covered by OPEIU Local 29 Bargaining Unit

Keywords: San Francisco - Marin Food Bank, San Francisco , Truck Loader / Unloader, Professions , San Francisco, California

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