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Employment Opportunities

Below are Harvest Hope Food Bank employment opportunities as of April 17, 2014:

Employment Opportunities

Job Title:  CDL A or B Driver                          Location:  Columbia
Supervisor: Warehouse Manager
Hours:   Monday thru Friday from 7:30AM – 3:30PM (some evenings or weekends)


The driver will load, transport and deliver items within Harvest Hope Food Bank’s 20 county service area.  This role will interact with many of Harvest Hope’s largest donors.  The driver will ensure great customer service to all donors and will perform work in safe, professional and timely manner. 


Minimum Requirements:
• High school diploma or equivalent
• 2+ years of experience in a warehouse setting preferred
• Valid South Carolina CDL B Driver’s License and acceptable 10 Year Driving Record

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Excellent customer service skills
• Perform simple math functions
• Have legible handwriting
• Operate standard warehouse equipment
• Ability to lift a minimum of 30-50 pounds in addition to standing, reaching, bending, stooping and squatting
• Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check


Major Duties:

1. To load, drive and unload trucks in an organized and safe manner
2. Receive donations and complete required paperwork in compliance with set policies and procedures
3. Maintain warehouse coolers and freezers in a clean and orderly manner in compliance with set policies and procedures
4. Count inventory and ensure product rotation to keep oldest product moving out first
5. Interact positively and work well with fellow food bank staff, volunteers, clients and donors
6. Perform regular checks on assigned vehicle for proper water, oil and general maintenance
7. Arrive at all assigned destinations in a safe and timely manner
8. Maintain set safety standards
9. Properly unload and weigh any items
10. All other duties as assigned

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Job Title:  CDL-B Driver                                    Location:  Florence

Supervisor: Warehouse Manager
Hours:   Monday thru Friday from 7:30AM – 3:30PM (some evenings or weekends)

The driver will load, transport and deliver items within Harvest Hope Food Bank’s 20 county service area.  This role will interact with many of Harvest Hope’s largest donors.  The driver will ensure great customer service to all donors and will perform work in safe, professional and timely manner. 


Minimum Requirements:
• High school diploma or equivalent
• 2+ years of experience in a warehouse setting preferred
• Valid South Carolina CDL B Driver’s License and acceptable 10 Year Driving Record

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Excellent customer service skills
• Perform simple math functions
• Have legible handwriting
• Operate standard warehouse equipment
• Ability to lift a minimum of 30-50 pounds in addition to standing, reaching, bending, stooping and squatting
• Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check


Major Duties:

1. To load, drive and unload trucks in an organized and safe manner
2. Receive donations and complete required paperwork in compliance with set policies and procedures
3. Maintain warehouse coolers and freezers in a clean and orderly manner in compliance with set policies and procedures
4. Count inventory and ensure product rotation to keep oldest product moving out first
5. Interact positively and work well with fellow food bank staff, volunteers, clients and donors
6. Perform regular checks on assigned vehicle for proper water, oil and general maintenance
7. Arrive at all assigned destinations in a safe and timely manner
8. Maintain set safety standards
9. Properly unload and weigh any items
10. All other duties as assigned.

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Title:  Cool Can Sam Character              Locations: Greenville 
Supervisor:  Food Drive Coor. and Events Manager
Hours: As Needed


The Cool Can Sam character is a fun, educational mascot who helps provide hunger messages to community and children’s groups.  Cool Can Sam is part of a professional team intended to provide education and identification to further the mission of Harvest Hope Food Bank which is to provide for hungry people by gathering and sharing quality food with dignity, compassion and education.

Job Duties:

• Portray the reputation of Harvest Hope Food Bank in a manner that is attractive to the audience
• Characterize the seriousness of hunger in a friendly, kind character
• Shake hands with children and further characterize the messages contained in the Cool Can Sam Activity Booklet (act sad when discussing hunger and how being hungry makes his stomach hurt)
• Remain silent while in costume; Cool Can Sam’s accompanying team member will do the speaking on his behalf while Cool Can Sam acts out the appropriate parts

Requirements:

• Applicants must be 18 years or older
• Customer service experience helpful
• Prior mascot experience helpful
• Must be punctual
• Must have a willing attitude
• Must be able to work some evenings and weekends

Qualified candidates should submit their resume to: Human Resource or fax to: 803-254-6011.

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Job Title: EFP Warehouse Stocker & Warehouse Sanitation           Location: Columbia
Supervisor: EFP Manager & Warehouse Manager 
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am – 4:00pm (some nights and/or weekends)

Position Description:  EFP Warehouse: Candidate is responsible for pulling, rotating and stocking food items in cooler and freezer units. Keep EFP coolers and freezers neat, orderly and maintain proper temperatures. Clean coolers and freezers. Must be a team player with the ability to communicate effectively and positively influence others regarding the needs of Harvest Hope Food Bank.  Candidate must have the ability to work with a variety of people from different socio-economic backgrounds. 

Warehouse Sanitation: This position is responsible for cleaning the warehouse and dumpster area. This includes mopping, sweeping, operating scrubber while following all safety guidelines and also cleans up any spills and breakage. 

Minimum Requirements:
• High school diploma
• 6 months experience in a warehouse, stocking and custodial experience preferred. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Good organizational skills and multi-tasking. 
• Good oral and written communication skills.
• Good math skills with demonstrated attention to detail.
• Able to operate forklift, pallet jack and other standard warehouse equipment.
• Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds in a labor intensive environment.
• Working knowledge of basic principles of inventory management preferred.
• Able to successfully work in a team environment.
• Able to follow daily, weekly and monthly cleaning schedules.

Other Desired Characteristics:
• Strong communication skills those are effective to our clients and volunteers.
• Must be able to pass a post offer drug and criminal background screening.

Qualified candidates should submit their resume to: Human Resources or fax to: 803-254-6011.
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                Harvest Hope Food Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Locations:

  • Columbia

    2220 Shop Road
    Columbia, SC 29201
    (803) 254-4432
    (803) 254-6011 Fax
    (803) 223-6111 Agency
    Distribution Fax

  • Florence Pee Dee 2513 West Lucas Street
    Florence, SC 29501
    (843) 661-0826
    (843) 661-0699 Fax
  • Greenville 2818 White Horse Road
    Greenville, SC 29611
    (864) 281-3995
    (864) 281-3998 Fax
  • Lexington County Emergency Food Pantry 1775 12th Street Ext.
    Cayce, SC 29033
    (803) 794-1627
    (803) 794-1630 Fax