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Transportation Manager (Long Island City) Ad id: 804132687853842 |  Views: 28

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Now serving New York City for 30 years, City Harvest is the world's first food rescue organization, dedicated to feeding the city's hungry men, women, and children.This year, City Harvest will collect more than 42 million pounds of excess food from all segments of the food industry, including restaurants, grocers, corporate cafeterias, manufacturers, and farms. This food is then delivered free of charge to some 600 community food programs throughout New York City by a fleet of trucks and bikes. City Harvest helps feed the more than one million New Yorkers that face hunger each year.While meeting the immediate need for food in the five boroughs, City Harvest ensures hungry New Yorkers have the food they need on an ongoing basis. Healthy Neighborhoods is a suite of programs designed to improve healthy food access and knowledge in four neighborhoods within New York City (fifth coming soon). Working directly with residents, businesses, and community organizations, City Harvest's goals are to relieve food insecurity, build nutritional knowledge at the individual, family, and community levels, and increase the access people have to affordable fresh fruits and vegetables.City Harvest needs an experienced Transportation Manager to report to the Senior Manager, Food Transport. The Transportation Manager will be located at City Harvest's Food Rescue Facility in Long Island City, NY. This person will manage employee work and evaluate performance, including the administration of discipline as appropriate. The manager will also need to be accessible to all areas of the dock, warehouse and interior of vehicles at the dock or in the yard. As the manager you will conduct pre-shift meetings, provide education to employees as necessary, and support labor relations with Local 804.Key Responsibilities: Manage the hourly workforce, inventory distribution and operational resources, including trucks, radios and material handling equipment. Evaluate the on-time performance of each City Harvest driver utilizing GPS technology. Conduct observation rides and street inspections of our fleet. Partner with Associate Director and Senior Manager on the development of new departmental SOP's. Implement processes and procedures that promote safe practices, improve vehicle safety, and reduce damages to equipment. Create reports and trackers for Key Performance Indicators (KPI). Manage driver payroll process and partner with Human Resources to ensure pay and benefits accuracy. Support labor relations with Local 804 - enforce Collective Bargaining Agreement as written and serve as the frontline representative for City Harvest. Investigate, evaluate, report and write corrective actions (when appropriate). Troubleshoot and resolve actual and/or potential transportation related problems. Perform other duties as required.Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required. Associates or 4 year college degree preferred; Experience working in a union environment preferred; Good written and verbal communication skills (documentation, communication with workforce, peers, supervisors, etc.); Prior management experience; Working knowledge of DOT Rules and Regulations, and OSHA Laws; Able to work without management present and take initiative without immediate local supervision; Ability to multi-task; Superior organizational skills; Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.Working Conditions: Dock environment; exposure to varied weather conditions, exhaust, fumes, dust, noise; Hours may vary due to operational need; Frequent contact with service center personnel; fast-paced, deadline oriented environment;There are many fantastic benefits to a career at City Harvest. In addition to working to effect positive change in the lives of thousands of hungry New Yorkers, City Harvest offers its employees a business casual work environment with generous benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, 403(b) and generous paid time off. There are also great perks including TransitChek, discounted health club memberships and movie tickets, and access to free checking accounts when electing direct deposit. Aside from excellent benefits, we offer a competitive salary. At City Harvest, we enjoy working in a team-based environment and value the benefits of a diversified workplace. Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. City Harvest is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on age, citizenship, color, creed, physical or mental disability, ethnicity, family responsibilities, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, religion, veteran status or other unlawful factors with respect to employment. City Harvest is committed to the maintenance of a drug-free workplace and ensuring compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988. City Harvest conducts background checks and writing and computer literacy tests for final candidates for this position. Please submit your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Please include Transportation Manager in the subject line. Qualified candidates will be contacted by phone and/or email. City Harvest is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Location: Long Island City Compensation: Competitive, depends on experience This is at a non-profit organization.Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.Please, no phone calls about this job!Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

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