26 Aug 2023

Part-Time Operations Associate & Driver

Kansas City Food HubAnywhere

Job Description

Wanting to get your foot in the door with local food and local farming? The Kansas City Food Hub is immediately looking for a part-time, Operations Associate to distribute our wholesale orders, pack custom retail boxes, aggregate local produce and more. Our Operations Associates focus on maintaining quality, excellent customer service and providing a farm-to-table experience for customers.

The Kansas City Food Hub is a farmer-owned, farmer-run cooperative of 25+ small and medium-sized family and non-profit farms aggregating produce, dairy, meat and value-added goods to meet the demands of Kansas City’s local food scene. We move and sell local produce to various customers including schools, restaurants, corporate cafeterias, grocery stores, and non-profit entities. The Kansas City Food Hub improves the economic viability of sustainable local agriculture by coordinating year-round production, supporting emerging and immigrant growers, and by bringing farmers and eaters together.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Sort, load, and distribute wholesale and retail orders to respective locations
  • Pack customized retail/subscription boxes
  • Warehouse cleaning and maintenance
  • Complete daily tasks fully, accurately, efficiently
  • Communicate effectively with our farmers, buyers, and coworkers
  • Work closely with fellow operations associates and operations manager to complete other tasks as required

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Clean driving record, valid driver’s license, experience driving large vehicles (Sprinter or 18 passenger van)
  • Ability to follow GPS map directions, good sense of direction
  • Quick and careful work pace, able to work physically for eight hours
  • Able to lift and move 50+ pounds repeatedly
  • Excellent verbal communication and problem-solving skills, organized, detail-oriented
  • Willingness to follow food safety standards
  • Must be at least 18 years old

Time commitment: ~ 10-16 hours/week

Wages: $16+/hour

Work schedule: Monday-Thursday 7am-6pm availability preferred

Supervised by the Operations Manager

Apply by sending resume or brief work history to [email protected]

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How to Apply

Apply by sending resume or brief work history to [email protected]

Job Categories: Local & Organic Food and Other. Job Types: Part-Time.

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