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Being a part of The Good Acre means you have the support of a team that works together to make a positive impact both on our community and in the lives of those that we serve. If you are looking to lend your skillset to do some seriously meaningful work, you’ve come to the right place.

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We will most successfully advance the mission of The Good Acre if our leadership and staff reflect the communities and stakeholders we serve. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive place to work.

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Delivery Driver

Summary:

TGA is seeking a Delivery Driver to support the Operations of The Good Acre. This person will help in the packing and delivering orders to accounts within the Greater Twin Cities. This is a part-time seasonal position, starting June 1, 2022 and ending mid-November. Qualified candidates for the job will undergo a driving record and background check.

Schedule:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 8 am – 2 pm. Minimum of 24 hours per week, with the possibility of more hours if desired/available.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform all outgoing deliveries from TGA to its customers
  • Follow all TGA and food safety guidelines and checklists when using TGA equipment during loading and unloading of truck to ensure product safely arrives in good condition
  • Run all routes in a safe and timely manner following all federal and state traffic laws
  • Make sure all pallets and cases are properly labeled and any add-ons are fulfilled
  • Arrive at each site at a predetermined time and inform the Operations Manager of any delays
  • Report all accidents, damage, or injuries immediately to staff, including Operations Manager
  • Communicate customer feedback and any quality issues to Program Managers
  • Learn and practice TGA’s Food Safety Plan and protocols
  • Ensure cleanliness of truck both before and after all deliveries
  • Assist in building and preparing all orders and deliveries for the following day
  • Assist in product receiving, handling, and storage when needed

Requirements:

  • Valid Minnesota Driver’s license; excellent driving record
  • Ability to operate all equipment safely (hand carts/pallet jacks)
  • Must be able to consistently lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to move in and out of truck bed in a safe manner
  • High attention to detail, time management, and food safety
  • (Preferred) Prior delivery driving experience

Compensation:

Pay is $17-19/hour, depending on experience. This position does not qualify for additional benefits such as health insurance. Prorated holiday pay is provided for designated TGA holidays.

Timeline for hiring:

  • The deadline to apply is Thursday, April 21st
  • Interviews will take place between Monday, April 25th and Friday, April 29th.
  • An offer will be made no later than May 6th.
  • The start date is on or near June 1.

To apply, send a resume or list of relevant experiences to [email protected] Please put “Delivery Driver” in the subject line and answer two questions:

1. What excites you about working at The Good Acre?

2. Is there anything from your resume or past experience that will make you extra successful in this role?

More information about our mission and work can be found on our website. The Good Acre is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome all to apply. We are committed to being a diverse, inclusive, and equitable organization.

The Good Acre is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We are committed to being a diverse, inclusive, and equitable organization and we do not discriminate against employees or applicants based on race, sexual orientation, religion, gender identity, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

TGA Benefits

We offer full-time employees a benefits package that includes:

  • Health insurance
  • 403(B) match
  • Family leave
  • Generous PTO policy
  • Holiday pay
  • Fair salaries
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Professional development opportunities

TGA Values

Our work is guided by the following principles:

  • Affordable, accessible, healthy food
  • A regional food system that supports farmers’ livelihood
  • Environmentally sustainable food and farm enterprises
  • Equitable, inclusive, and diverse programs, staff, and leadership
  • Respectful, mutually beneficial partnerships
  • Timely, responsive, thoughtful programs
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Strategic, intentional approaches for impact
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