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We are look­ing for a Route Dri­ver to get prod­ucts to our cus­tomers quick­ly, safe­ly, and pro­vide fan­tas­tic ser­vice along the way. We have both full and part posi­tions avail­able. Apply now and let us know why you want to work for Local Foods!

Job Duties: Serve as an ambas­sador of the com­pa­ny dur­ing dai­ly func­tions as a mem­ber of the Oper­a­tions Team. We are a rapid­ly grow­ing dis­tri­b­u­tion com­pa­ny rep­re­sent­ing Mid­west­ern farm­ers… and NEED your help!

Pri­ma­ry respon­si­bil­i­ties include:
1. Deliv­er the best prod­uct around to great cus­tomers in Chicagoland, ensur­ing safe­ty, clean­li­ness and cus­tomer ser­vice
2. Apply safe­ty and san­i­ta­tion rules regard­ing the food, road, team, and space.
3. Deliv­er prod­uct, pay­ments, and record keep­ing mate­ri­als.

Require­ments
1. High school diplo­ma / GED
2. Avail­abil­i­ty on Mon­day-Sat­ur­days
3. Pre­vi­ous employ­ment as a dri­ver required
4. Ener­getic, fun, friend­ly, cus­tomer ser­vice mind­ed indi­vid­ual
5. Pas­sion for the local food move­ment a plus
6. Under­stands how to be a part of a small team envi­ron­ment
7. Has a pos­i­tive atti­tude and a great sense of qual­i­ty and urgency
8. Must main­tain a neat and tidy appear­ance as well as a clean dri­ving record.
9. Load­ing and unload­ing of prod­uct with adher­ence to san­i­ta­tion and safe­ty pro­ce­dures
10. Phys­i­cal­ly able to lift up to 60 pounds safe­ly and repeat­ed­ly
11. Valid Illi­nois Dri­ver’s license required; dri­ving record will be mon­i­tored and pulled upon apply­ing.

This posi­tion is open imme­di­ate­ly. To apply, please sub­mit a cov­er let­ter and resume.

Equal Employ­ment Oppor­tu­ni­ty (EEO):It is the pol­i­cy of Local Foods that all employ­ees and appli­cants be afford­ed equal oppor­tu­ni­ties in employ­ment with­out regard to race, col­or, sex, nation­al ori­gin, reli­gion, dis­abil­i­ty, or retal­i­a­tion for engag­ing in an EEO pro­tect­ed activ­i­ty. The Com­pa­ny pro­hibits dis­crim­i­na­tion or harass­ment based on any of these cat­e­gories, as well as on age, genet­ic infor­ma­tion, sex­u­al ori­en­ta­tion, mar­i­tal sta­tus, sta­tus as a par­ent, mil­i­tary ser­vice, or any oth­er bases pro­tect­ed under applic­a­ble local, state, or fed­er­al law.

About Local Foods

Local Foods is Chicago’s first whole­sale dis­trib­u­tor and retail­er of pri­mar­i­ly local foods from the Midwest’s best farm­ers. We source and deliv­er the finest farm foods to con­sumers, restau­rants, gro­cers, schools and insti­tu­tions. We start­ed Local Foods to sim­pli­fy the way Mid­west­ern farm­ers’ prod­ucts are brought to mar­ket and bring the sto­ries of pro­duc­ers to life. We want to make the best tast­ing local foods easy and acces­si­ble! We put an empha­sis on great food and great rela­tion­ships – with our farm­ers, staff, and with our cus­tomers.