Driver
Job Details
Queens - Hollis, NY

THE ROLE

Gotham Greens is seeking a passionate, driven, and hardworking individual to fill a position as a Driver. We are looking for a responsible delivery driver to distribute products promptly to our customers. You will represent our company in a professional and cost-effective manner aiming at increasing profitability and customer satisfaction.
Prior experience in the natural and organic food industry is a plus but not required. This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and organized individual to assume a position at a rapidly growing, innovative, disruptive company in the 21st century food system.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Assist in the delivery of company product to different addresses and through different routes
  • Load, unload, prepare, inspect, and ensure safe delivery of company product.
  • Ask for feedback on provided services and resolve clients complaints
  • Collect payments, invoices, and related goods
  • Assist in the completion of logs and reports
  • Follow DOT regulations and safety standards
  • Responsible for the delivery of goods following Gotham Greens Shipping Protocol
  • Responsible for completion of shipping/delivery tickets.
  • Responsible for cleanliness of trucks.
  • Two shifts available, exact times/routes subject to change:
  • M-F (4AM-12PM); transfer GG product between NYC, PVD, and BAL;
  • M-F (11AM-7PM); mainly in Brooklyn, transferring product between NYC greenhouses, picking up and dropping from pesto storage facilities, and overflow deliveries as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS
Requirements:

  • Proven working experience as a delivery driver and comfortable driving in a variety of weather and traffic conditions.
  • Valid professional drivers license
  • 2-3 years of delivery driving experience
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Good driving record with no traffic violations
  • Ability to operate forklifts a plus
  • High school degree
  • Capable of lifting 50lbs, Standing and Sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Must pass a drug test.

Who We Are

Gotham Greens is on a mission to transform how and where fresh produce is grown. We are a pioneer in urban indoor agriculture and a leading fresh produce and food company. Through our national network of local high-tech farms, Gotham Greens delivers fresh, long-lasting, and delicious leafy greens, herbs, salad dressings and pesto dip all year round to retail, restaurant, and foodservice customers.

Today, Gotham Greens has 9 locations with 600,000+ sq. ft. of hydroponic greenhouses across six U.S. states and over 400 team members. Since its launch in 2011, Gotham Greens has grown from a single urban rooftop greenhouse in Brooklyn, N.Y., to a multi-state greenhouse operator and one of the largest hydroponic leafy green producers in North America.

Gotham Greens recently raised $87 million in new equity and debt capital, bringing our total financing to $130 million and fueling our company's next phase of growth.

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