Transportation Specialist
Job Details
Harlows Restaurant - Bonsall, CA

FLSA:  Non-exempt

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:  Up to 100% local travel required as needed 

SCHEDULE:  Variable schedule to include nights and weekends as required

The Food Services Team delivers exceptional quality and timely service to our customers daily through organization, teamwork, empowerment, and the ability to execute a plan. The team translates the customer’s culinary vision into reality, helping create an unparalleled customer experience. Additionally, the team plays an integral part in operational efficiency through the smart use of resources, ensuring the organization’s health and ability to continue providing for our customers’ needs at an exceptional level.

The Transportation Specialist’s primary responsibility is to load and transport food and equipment from one venue to another as needed to meet the needs of various events and productions. Additionally, this individual will help assure that all food and equipment is inventoried appropriately upon load and unload. The Transportation Specialist may also support the kitchen and organization by performing tasks that include, but are limited to, assuring venue locations are adequately stocked with specific items, assisting with stocking and inventorying food and equipment, and collaborating with co-workers to create an exceptional customer experience. Energy, enthusiasm, reliability, and passion for the work, the people and the customers are key to achieving success in this role.


  • Load, transport, and unload food and equipment from venue to venue as directed
  • Ensure accurate and correct inventory at load and unload
  • Assist in stocking and inventorying food and equipment as requested
  • Inform the leadership team of any failures in any vehicles or equipment used in transportation
  • Unload and store deliveries and load food and equipment for transport as needed
  • Maintain a clean work environment and vehicle at all times
  • Handle food and maintain food safety standards in accordance with applicable regulatory guidelines
  • Other duties as assigned 



High school diploma or equivalent 

Certification: California Food Handler’s Card required

Experience: Previous experience transporting equipment or food via van or truck required



  • Valid CA driver’s license required
  • Ability to sit, stand, or walk for eight (8) hours or more in a fast-paced environment often requiring movement
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish and English) language skills a plus


Personal Attributes: 

  • Customer focus
  • Time management
  • Action oriented
  • Integrity-driven and ethical





This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.


The company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.