Truck Driver

New York City
New York
Truck Driver

The Food Bank For New York City presents our In-Person Interview Day- Coming Soon In June
All applicants must submit a resume, be screened by our Recruitment Team, and receive an invite. Due to Covid-19 protocol and to ensure safety, we will not be taking walk-ins. All candidates must be confirmed and scheduled in advance.


Food Bank for New York City’s Truck Drivers are essential to our mission and operations. We would not be able to feed the millions of vulnerable New Yorkers without our professional team of drivers. Looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others daily? Come join us.

Our highly professional, reliable and dependable truck drivers represent the Food Bank in a courteous and professional manner while out on the road and in all dealings and contact with member agencies and partners, suppliers, and donors. Our drivers are required to use excellent customer service skills, tact and diplomacy in all situations dealing with our partners and other team members and leadership.

End date
Opportunity type
Warehouse / Supply Chain / Drivers
Job responsibilities

This role requires extensive personal interaction with internal and external customers, verifying documentation and loads, and safely transporting food to and from designated locations.
Operating both CDL Class A & B trucks, ensuring a safe and timely pick-up and delivery of product.
Loading, inspecting all products, verifying quantities and expiration dates, informing the appropriate Supervisor of any issues found.
Working independently, according to an assigned schedule, while assessing and responding to customer needs and to updated/changing plans, keeping the transportation team manager informed.
Documenting travel, time worked, breaks, etc. via electronic logging methods.
Deliver and pick up produce, frozen and dry food product to member agencies, suppliers, donors and other locations as assigned.
Assists in loading trailer with materials.
Unloads trailer by using forklift, electric pallet jack, or hand truck.
Transports loads over required route to proper destinations.
Obtains shipping bills and necessary signatures.
Returns completed paperwork to the warehouse office.
Removes empty pallets from trailer truck and carries them to designated piling area.
Performs miscellaneous service duties such as checking oil, water, gasoline and air in tires on a daily basis.
Other work-related and warehouse duties as assigned by supervisor or manager
Reliable and regular attendance is expected

Application qualifications

Hiring Requirements:

Valid driver’s license – 5 positions require CLASS A OR B CDL
18 years or older
Ability to pass a drug test
Ability to pass a standard, non-financial background check
Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to use mobile electronic devices to communicate and document travel, time worked, etc.
Must have the skill set to safely execute multiple deliveries and pickups on a daily basis utilizing different types of vehicles.
Must possess sound business acumen and the ability to establish credibility, trust and partnership at all levels of the organization.
Must be detail-oriented and responsible
Have a high level of independence while working effectively and collaboratively with a diverse population.
Have excellent organization, time-management, and task-management skills to maneuver in a very fast-paced and diverse environment.


HOME DAILY – Local Driving
Hourly Pay with Overtime after 40 hours
Benefits include: Medical, Dental, Vision, 403(B) retirement plan, 13 paid holidays plus bonus holidays, vacation, sick pay, Company-Paid Life and Disability Insurance

How to apply

Thank you for your interest. Please send your resume to [email protected] for an invitation and confirmation to attend.

About the organization

For almost 40 years, Food Bank For New York City has been the city’s major hunger-relief organization working to end hunger throughout the five boroughs. Nearly one in five New Yorkers relies on Food Bank for food and other resources. Food Bank takes a strategic, multifaceted approach that provides meals and builds capacity in the neediest communities, while raising awareness and engagement among all New Yorkers. Through its network of more than 1,000 charities and schools citywide, Food Bank provides food for more than 61 million free meals per year for New Yorkers in need. Food Bank For New York City’s income support services, including food stamps (also known as SNAP) and free tax assistance for the working poor, put more than $110 million each year into the pockets of New Yorkers, helping them to afford food and achieve greater dignity and independence. Food Bank’s nutrition education programs and services empower more than 50,000 children, teens and adults to sustain a healthy diet and active lifestyle on a limited budget. Working toward long-term solutions to food poverty, Food Bank develops policy and conducts research to inform community and government efforts. To learn more about how you can help, please visit Follow us on Facebook (FoodBank4NYC), Twitter (@FoodBank4NYC) and Instagram (FoodBank4NYC).