Food Service Driver

Oct 06 2021
Lanakila Pacific |Honolulu|Full Time
Job Description

The Food Service Driver is primarily responsible for delivering foods to various island-wide locations, securing mandatory paperwork for audit purposes, properly handling food on deliveries, and maintaining vehicle and mileage records and program equipment. The Food Service Driver supports the mission, vision and values of the organization, and upholds and enforces the guidelines and policies of the organization, and demonstrates Lanakila Pacific’s values of teamwork, excellence, achievement, and motivation in a ll personal interactions and exemplifies Lanakila’s STAR service standards.

 

  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBLITIES:

 

Position Specific Duties. 

 

  • Confirms route schedule and delivery times daily.
  • Verifies counts, changes, special meals and all other components associated with meal service.
  • Packs meals in transport equipment such as heated caddies, holding caddies, and coolers.  Lifts and loads filled equipment into company vehicle.
  • Delivers meals to assigned routes in a timely, professional and courteous manner.
  • Maintains vehicles including mileage record, fuel, sanitation, general maintenance, and security.
  • Adheres to all traffic rules and regulations.
  • Maintains all other program equipment including heated caddies, holding caddies, coolers and cellular telephones. 
  • Cleans kitchen either by wiping, washing, moping, dusting, sweeping, emptying disposal bin, waxing, scraping, buffing, etc.
  • Cleans kitchen appliances, utensils, pots and pans and cooking equipment at regular intervals meeting Food Service sanitation standard.
  • Ensures supplies are properly stored, stocked, labeled and rotated utilizing the FIFO method and made available to complete assignments. 
  • Inspects equipment and tools. 
  • Reports any maintenance problems to supervisor; does not operate any equipment or tools in unsafe condition. 
  • Performs general cleaning of equipment and tools at regular intervals.
  • Supports kitchen staff in preparation of meals and for deliveries to customers, as required.
  • Attends staff meetings and training workshops. 
  • Working knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services.  
  • Be sensitive to the needs of the elderly, caregivers, and people with disabilities.
  • Completes assignment according to quality and safety standards. 
  • Participates in training or demonstration to others on how to complete tasks meeting quality and safety standards.

WORKING CONDITIONS/HOURS:

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  • Scheduled for work 5 days a week. Monday-Friday: 5:00 am. – 1:00 pm. 8-hour shift may vary. May be required to work outside of normal business hours including weekends and holidays to meet operational needs and contract requirements.
  • Works under a fast-paced environment
  • Works with diverse group of people and at times under difficult situations
  • Indoor – kitchen environment; steam and heat from cooking and dish washing often cause uncomfortably high temperatures.  The area is usually noisy, floors may be damp/wet where food or beverages have been dripped or wet from daily mopping that is usually performed while the workers are in the area.  
  • Some workers may be subjected to getting wet while using steam/pressure-washing equipment.  Some workers are exposed to extreme temperatures of the hot kitchen and the walk-in refrigerator or freezer and reefers.  Will be exposed to weather outside weather conditions including heat, rain and humidity.

 

EQUIPMENT USE:

 

  • Assigned company vehicle for deliveries.
  • Standard delivery equipment including coolers, thermal bags, heated caddies, holding caddies and pushcart.
  • Assigned company cellular telephone.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Required

 

  • Education: High School or Certificate of Completion or equivalent
  • Experience:  Minimum1 year related work; previous commercial driving preferred.
  • Clearance/Certification: 1) TB clearance, 2) Criminal background check, 3) Pre-employment drug and alcohol testing, 4) Child Protective Services/Adult Protective check.
  • Valid driver license and clean driver’s abstract

 

 

Lanakila Pacific is an equal opportunity employer. As part of our mission, we strongly encourage individuals with challenges or disabilities to apply.

 

Lanakila Pacific is a drug-free & alcohol-free workplace.

 

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