Delivery Driver

BRC · San Jose, California
Department BRC
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $21.00


POSITION:                           Delivery  Driver

PROGRAM/LOCATION:   Boccardo Reception Center (BRC) 

SUPERVISOR:                      Fleet Coordinator/Emergency Shelter Services Director

STATUS:                                Full Time 





Driver will be responsible for deliveries/pick-ups, loading, unloading and proper handling of goods, food items from A pre-determined list of locations and a route for pick-up and delivery will be provided, along with training and proper tools necessary to fulfill the job’s obligations.




  • Drive a company vehicle to different sites and locations
  • Accurately follow routes, maps, directions, well organized and able to follow a schedule
  • Ensure vehicle is ready for use prior to operating the vehicle daily (e.g. proper temperature in food storage compartment; sufficient fuel)
  • Take and record internal temperatures of food items at all stores, while in vehicle, and upon delivery to identified locations
  • Able to work night, weekends, and holidays as needed
  • Record weight of donated food items
  • Record all donated food items through online platform
  • Drive for prolonged amounts of time
  • Follow schedules and rerouting in a timely manner when faced with traffic or congestion
  • Reliable and punctual with dedicated professionalism to job and duties
  • Load and unload vehicles, and trucks
  • Follow all state and national safety regulations and standards
  • Maintain trips logs which give details, such as passenger count, route details, etc.
  • Document vehicle issues, route details, fuel intakes and maintenance in respective logs
  • Help maintain and keep the vehicles and trucks clean and operational
  • Provide daily maintenance, pre-trip inspections and report any issues to management
  • Transport individuals and pick-up supplies for other programs, as needed
  • Attend meetings and trainings as assigned
  • Complete other duties as assigned




Education and Experience


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum 1 year prior experience driving


Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge


  • Ability to secure Food Handler Certificate, if needed
  • Able to follow directions, read maps, and familiarity with Santa Clara County and other counties
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions
  • Understanding and concern for the issue of homelessness
  • Able to work with people of diverse social background and professional rank
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Ability to secure First Aid certificate




  • Valid California class C driver license
  • Safe driving record (at a minimum, must have no more than two minor traffic violations in the past three years)
  • Must have clear drug test
  • Walk, bend, twist, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, and crouch
  • Regularly lift and carry 25-50 pounds
  • Heavy lifting required (up to 50 lbs.)




HomeFirst is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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    San Jose, California
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