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Truck Driver - CDL-A (Sign-on Bonus) 

Reports to: Dir NoVA Ops  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Capital Area Food Bank - NoVA  
About the Organization We are so proud to offer an amazing progressive benefit program and highly competitive compensation with Medical & Dental benefits starting Day 1* 401K with a match and an escalating % of contribution. Paid time off & holidays that are exceptional. Free onsite parking in a large lot with an urban garden, a spot for a quick renew. A complimentary shuttle to and from the metro, free beverages and water, company sponsored events, casual work environment *professional development both vertically & horizontally. Volunteer opportunities.

It is an exciting time at the Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB) as we continue to undertake our mission. We know that creating long term solutions to food security requires more than meals. It requires education, training, and collaboration. We are seeking people with strong ideas and a passion to come together to address the complex interrelated issues of food security, poverty, and equity. We are expanding in multiple ways: providing food for today and addressing the root causes of hunger by partnering with organizations that provide critical services like job training programs, health care and education. Food has the power to transform lives and move everyone forward. Find out how on our website at Let us discuss how food is at the center of everyone's healthy life!


We are excited to offer new hires a $1000.00 Sign on Bonus, 500.00 after your first 30 days and 500.00 after your first 90 days. Come and join a mission driven organization and take care of your neighbors in need.

The Truck Driver operates company vehicles to make food deliveries to our partner agencies, pickup food donations from donors and follows all DOT and Safety Rules / Regulations. Monitors the physical and mechanical condition of vehicles to help maintain a safe and efficient truck fleet.

Essential Functions:

  • Drive company vehicle to transport food following all food safety regulations to and from the food bank to agencies, from donors and other areas as assigned;
  • Load, unload and clean truck, regularly;
  • Count and separate food donations or purchased products by product type while unloading the company vehicle;
  • Communicate knowledgeably with co-workers, donors and clients about the Capital Area Food Bank and associated situations;
  • Assist with special events and distributions of Capital Area Food Bank products;
  • Assist with operations as needed, and directed by the Manager of Transportation and Logistics;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Department of Transportation's rules and regulations for commercial driving.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals, including clients of the Capital Area Food Bank, either autonomously or in a team environment.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned;
Position Requirements
  • HS Diploma or GED
  • Minimum 5 years of driving experience
  • Possession of a current Commercial Driver's License, (CDL A) -Class B may be considered 
  • Satisfactory safe driving record

Work Environment:

  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle, forklift, or pallet jack with a valid license
  • Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Frequently required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • Occasionally required to sit and climb or balance.
  • Must regularly lift and/or move objects up to 20 pounds, frequently lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move objects that weigh more than 100 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Drives in traffic, and throughout the community
  • General food distribution center; contains moving forklifts and pallet jacks
  • Frequent exposure to changes in temperature conditions
  • Regular business hours; extended hours when necessary and for special events.
  • Ability to follow GPS System or routing system / instructions while navigating to various locations within our service area.
  • Must exhibit excellent customer service skills while interacting with CAFB staff, donor, agencies and or clients.
  • Effective interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a level of professionalism, promoting Capital Area Food Bank's community spirit and mission.
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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