This is an academic year position, working 42 weeks per year.
Tufts Dining is a self-operated food service provider managing a comprehensive collegiate food service program on the Tufts University Medford-Somerville campus delivering high quality, contemporary and innovative food and hospitality services to meet the various needs of students, faculty, staff and visitors in a fiscally responsible manner. Our team operates a progressive resident dining program for approximately 4000 students as well as responsive retail services and a distinctive university catering program serving the campus community totaling 5100 undergraduates, 1700 graduate students, and 2300 faculty, staff and administrators.
The Delivery Worker/Driver will be responsible for driving a variety of vehicles for the purpose of the pickup and delivery of food, beverage and equipment in a timely, efficient, safe, professional and sanitary manner according to the directions of management and within the prescribed delivery schedule. The Delivery Worker/Driver will prepare products and equipment properly and as directed for safe transport or storage. The Delivery Worker/Driver will be expected to perform the duties of the position with a clear focus on safety of self and others with regards to the lifting, moving, carrying and transporting of products and equipment and the safe and legal operation of the assigned vehicle. The Delivery Worker/Driver will be responsible for the general care and cleaning of the assigned delivery vehicles, and he/she will also report any malfunctions or problems with the operation of assigned vehicles to management immediately. The Driver Worker/Driver will be responsible to keep account of, pick up and return all equipment and return same to the proper storage areas within the department. The Delivery Worker/Driver will communicate with management before discarding any food products or equipment he/she finds faulty of spoiled. The Delivery Worker/Driver may assist with receiving and storing products and supplies from vendor deliveries and with the organization and cleaning of storage areas as needed. The Delivery Worker/Driver may also be called upon to assist with routine sanitation and housekeeping duties in the unit as needed.
1 to 2 years of related experience.
Valid Massachusetts Drivers License in good standing with no restrictions.
Must possess the ability to operate a 16ft. Cab-Over Refer Box Truck.
Must be able to speak and understand the English language
Special Work Schedule Requirements: Academic year position, 42 weeks per year.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.