Job opening: Food Rescue Coordinator

Food Rescue Coordinator

Warehouse: Santa Fe, New Mexico

JOB TITLE: Food Rescue Coordinator, Non-Exempt

REPORTS TO: Director of Warehouse Operations

SUPERVISES: None SALARY RANGE: $16.50 – $22.50/Hour

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for all aspects of special projects in the warehouse, handling inventory in accordance with all applicable policies, procedures, standards and program guidelines.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Prepares for and assists volunteers in examining perishable foods for expiration dates, quality of food – disposes of food not suitable for consumption and boxes up food suitable for distribution – stocks cold storage in Agency Pick-Up area
Works in partnership with Warehouse Project Coordinator to prepare volunteer areas; works with staff to identify projects and needed supplies
Ensures appropriate support and training for volunteers
Collects and manages feedback from all parties involved in volunteer activities; shares feedback with staff to acknowledge strengths, successes and to make improvements for future volunteer activities
Maintains positive customer relationships with volunteers, partner agencies and donors
Ensures that all stock and inventory items are maintained in accordance with all applicable policies, procedures, standards and program guidelines — executes physical count
Ensures the proper maintenance and recording of inventory levels for food and nonfood items
Handles food according to safe food handling practices
Maintains and safely operates all warehouse equipment, including forklifts and pallet jacks; operates scales to weigh inventory items
Assists in the maintenance and care of the facility and equipment; assists in the safety and sanitation of facilities and equipment through compliance with The Food Depot guidelines and any applicable local, state or federal laws or regulations
Observes all local, state, and federal regulations in warehouse operations
Contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests
Complies with all The Food Depot policies, procedures and systems
Is consistently at work and on time
Performs related duties as required or assigned; assists other departments as requested; may work evenings and weekends, as needed

Qualifications
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three years related experience
Demonstrate a commitment to the mission and values of The Food Depot
Must be able to effectively communicate and interact with coworkers, managers and customers; ability to effectively communicate problems and issues
Excellent people skills
Must be computer literate. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, inventory database experience a must
Commitment to accuracy and thoroughness
Employment Requirements

Negative Pre-employment Drug Screening
Clean Driving Record – New Mexico Driver’s License
Successful Completion of Forklift Training provided by The Food Depot

Physical Environment
Primary work is in a warehouse environment
Must be able to get into a forklift and operate all of the controls
Employee can be exposed to extreme hot or cold temperatures
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
The employee must be able to load and unload items into and out of truck
The employee must be able to operate forklift and pallet jacks
The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud

Disclaimer
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give assignments.

This position description excludes the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.