Driver (Part-Time)


The Driver works with Capital Roots’ Food Hub team to pick-up and distribute locally sourced food across the Capital Region.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

This position requires excellent customer service skills, a friendly and enthusiastic disposition and experience working with diverse communities. Punctuality and reliability are essential. This candidate must have a familiarity with the Capital Region and be comfortable making deliveries throughout our service area. Must be comfortable driving a cargo van (no CDL required); must have a valid and clean driver's license acceptable for insurance coverage and must be able to lift boxes in excess of 50 pounds.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: 

  • Deliver and pick-up food ordered through our regional Food Hub in a friendly, efficient, and safe manner
  • Positively represent Capital Roots while driving and making deliveries
  • Assist in receiving, unloading and organization of produce in the Food Hub.
  • Assist in the packing, organizing, and loading of deliveries; keeping orders and invoices organized
  • Safely operate a company cargo van for deliveries to both city and rural areas, keeping vehicles clean and functional
  • Participate in all other duties as assigned and needed

SALARY & BENEFITS: 

This is a part-time, 20 hour per week (M-W), year-round position, paid on an hourly basis ($14.75/hour) with paid holiday and sick time.

About Capital Roots: Capital Roots is striving to create a more vibrant and equitable food system in New York’s Capital Region. We work to reduce the impact of poor nutrition on public health in New York’s Capital Region by organizing community gardens, providing healthy food access, offering nutritional and horticultural education for all ages and coordinating urban greening programs in Albany, Rensselaer, Schenectady and southern Saratoga Counties. Our mission is to cultivate and nourish communities by creating equitable access to fresh foods and green space in support of a robust regional food system. To learn more about Capital Roots, go to www.capitalroots.org.

Please apply by contacting: 

Jessica Trowbridge, Chief Operating Officer
Capital Roots |594 River Street | Troy NY 12180
Or by email: operationsdirector@capitalroots.org

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