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Donor Partnership Route Driver

Nov 21, 2017

If you enjoy helping people and desire to be a part of an award winning team, this is your job!  The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank seeks an energetic and positive individual to serve as a mission ambassador in the eight counties that we serve.  The Donor Partnership Route Driver plays a vital role in providing access to donated foods throughout Carroll, Holmes, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit, Tuscarawas, & Wayne counties.  This full-time position interacts with established local food donors, retailers, manufacturers, and facilities with emphasis on partnership and relationship building by transporting goods on behalf of the Foodbank.  Position responsibilities also include communication, documentation, record keeping and overall compliance with local, state, and federal regulations, as well as compliance with Feeding America and the American Institute of Baking (AIB) regulations.  A high degree of professionalism, customer service, commitment, availability, flexibility, and dependability is essential for success in this position.  

Additionally, the minimum qualifications include a High School Diploma and three to five years of professional truck driving experience, preferably in a grocery or food-related environment encompassing sales and customer relations; valid Ohio Class A driver’s license; ability to build positive relationships with food donors, Foodbank employees, and community constituents; knowledge of DOT regulations and CSA requirements; ability to lift up to 50 lbs. on a daily basis and to safely operate related powered equipment in a warehousing environment.

Join Feeding America's 2012 Foodbank of the Year and the 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 NorthCoast 99 winner in our fight against hunger! 

Rewards Package:

  • Shift:  M-F, 6am – 3pm with some overtime opportunities and flexibility to work weekends
  • Medical and Vision Insurance: ~$19 - $60 per pay employee contributions
  • Dental Insurance:  ~$1 - $5 per pay employee contributions
  • Life, AD&D Insurance:  100% employer paid benefits offering two times base salary, up to $200,000 max policy
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance:  100% employer paid wage replacement benefits
  • 403b Retirement: Day one enrollment with 2% fixed employer contribution and 50% match of employee contributions up to an additional 2% 
  • Paid Time Off: Full bank of PTO (20 days), pro-rated in the first year of hire based on month of hire; additional PTO credited on anniversary date, up to the maximum of 30 days at 9-10 years of service 
  • Holiday: 9 paid days (New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Day After Thanksgiving, and Christmas)
  • Cell Phone Allowance: $40 per month
  • Annual Boot Allowance: $75 per calendar year
  • Uniforms:  Foodbank logo attire provided
  • Fleet Equipment:  Modern, 2015 and 2016 Model Day Cabs, Cascadia Freightliners, Automatic, Disc Brakes, Premium Interior
  • Temperature Controlled Fleet
  • On-Site Fueling and Routine Preventive Maintenance Services
  • Loading Equipment:  Powered loading jacks are supplied
  • Routes:  8 – 10 daily stops, 100 – 150 miles/ day, 20,000 – 30,000 lbs. of Food Rescued
  • Compensation:  Base plus annual incentive, with merit increase opportunities as a result of performance

Background check & drug screen required.  No calls or walk-ins.  EOE/M/F/D/V

Submit your resume and cover letter to  Please include the following information in your cover letter:

  1. Summary of your background and relevant experience
  2. Explanation of how you connect to our mission
  3. Explanation of why you are qualified for the position or the best fit
  4. Salary requirements (required)
  5. Contact information and best time to reach you


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