Truck Driver – $25/hour Plus Perks!

Who we are:

Founded in 2013, Thistle is a leading tech-enabled food and nutrition company that delivers ready-to-eat meals right to your doorstep. We empower our customers to get and stay healthy while improving the sustainability of our food system. Thistle began as a single pop-up location in San Francisco, going from selling cold-pressed juices to delivering nearly 15 million delicious, healthy, plant-forward meals, organic cold-pressed juices, and snacks.

About the Role:

Reporting to the Logistics Manager, Thistle Truck Drivers are an essential part of our Fleet Team and ensure our routes’ safe and on-time delivery to our Delivery Drivers.

What you’ll do:

    • Load/Unload trucks and ensure products are safely stored using a forklift or pallet jack
    • Stack, shrink wrap, and secure pallets as well as loose items for transport
    • Operate Thistle 26ft trucks
    • Deliver and distribute packages and products to delivery hubs in Bay Area geographies
    • Utilize smartphone app to route deliveries
    • Ensure high-level and consistent communication with the dispatch team
    • Practice FIFO principals
    • Additional tasks, duties, projects, and responsibilities may be assigned as needed

What you’ll bring:

    • High School diploma or equivalent required
    • Commercial Driver’s License (“CDL”) required; ability to drive and operate a 26ft box truck required
    • Delivery experience utilizing app-based software a plus but not required
    • Must be at least 21+ years old
    • Must have a working smartphone with data ability to utilize the routing app
    • DOT Physical required
    • Ability to push/pull up to 50 pounds regularly and up to 100 lbs occasionally
    • Must be a self-starter and problem solver, able to work efficiently without direct supervision
    • Knowledge of (or willingness to learn) basic routine maintenance for box trucks, reefer units, and forklifts
    • A focused, efficient executor with excellent time management skills
    • Truck drivers are expected to maintain a clean, neat appearance
    • Friendly and personable
    • Excellent leadership skills
    • Punctual and thrive in a structured environment
    • Able to commit to a regular schedule of 2+ days a week
    • Comfortable driving at night and in inclement weather
    • Must be able to pass an initial drug screen; consent to random drug screening
    • Familiarity with the assigned geographical area

$21 – $25 an hour

The starting hourly rate for this position is $25.00 out of the pay band range of $21.00 – $25.00 and represents the company’s good faith minimum and maximum range for this role at the time of the posting.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential values at Thistle. We know we do our best and most impactful work when we feel we are represented and belong. We’re proud to actively recruit and hire talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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