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FAIR FOOD DELIVERY DRIVER

 
  • Casual – FG4 $30.94 ph (Monday – Friday) – $43.31 ph (Saturday)
  • Melbourne – Preston
  • Job Posted on: 13 February 2024
  • Applications Close: 21 February 2024

about CERES FAIR FOOD

Our values of Joy, Courage, Collaboration, Resourcefulness, Care and Customer Commitment
make us proud and influence all we do.

CERES Fair Food is an exciting social enterprise initiated by CERES which is building a more
resilient food supply system.

The service has several key objectives:
• Reduce the food miles associated with food shopping
• Build a more locally-based, self-reliant food economy
• Work with and support local growers who use sustainable farming methods
• Give city people easy access to organic food

Where you come in

You will deliver customers’ grocery orders across Melbourne on a daily basis . There is significant manual handling as you are loading boxes of groceries in and out of your delivery van throughout your shift. 

You will have regular communication with customers, the customer service team, the Delivery Coordinator, and the rest of the delivery team to ensure smooth deliveries. While being responsible for monitoring your delivery vehicle for maintenance needs.

You will make an impact by: 

  • Reducing food miles
  • Minimising household food waste
  • Collecting our boxes and coolers to reuse many times over
  • Returning all our green waste to organic farms, gardens, and animal rescue organisations

Does this sound like you?

This role requires: 

  • Experience in delivery driving
  • Positive, friendly attitude
  • High level of attention to detail 
  • Victorian manual car license and safe driving record are essential
    What’s desirable: 
  • Experience in customer service
  • Geographical knowledge of Melbourne and surrounding suburbs
  • Interest or background in the fresh produce industry, environmentalism, and social justice

Working at CERES is more than just a job

It’s the feeling of knowing that your work is contributing to making the world a better place and working with others who feel the same. 

In addition to a connection to social causes you will have access to:

  • Agile working environment including working from home
  • Generous Award/Non – Award entitlements including paid breaks
  • Access to all CERES’ unique environments including the park with strong links to the environment and community
  • Generous staff discounts across many CERES enterprises and products including educational programs and café purchases at Merri Café.

Sound interesting?

We’d love to hear from you! Please submit your cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria in the Position Description and your resume as one document to Robyn Lasker, Delivery Manager.

Please see the full Position Description below.

At CERES we seek a workforce that is as diverse as our society – in ethnicity, gender, age, sexuality, disability, culture, and beliefs – and reflects the communities we work in. We believe diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and core values and we demonstrate this commitment through all our employment practices. Our inclusive workplace culture contributes to making CERES a great place to work. We actively encourage people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, people from CALD backgrounds, LGBTIQA+ people, people with a disability and others to apply.

CERES Child Safe standards;

  • In line with the Child Wellbeing and Safety Amendment (Child Safety Standards) Act 2015, CERES is committed to upholding the Victorian Child Safe Standards, to the best of its abilities and resources.
  • CERES Upholds itself as an organisation committed to the right to survival, protection, development, participation, and empowerment of all children and young people.
  • Is committed to the cultural safety of Aboriginal children, young people, and children and young people from culturally diverse and/or linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds and to providing a safe environment for children and young people with a disability.

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