Bakery Delivery Driver (No CDL Required)

Grand Central Bakery
 Seattle, WA

Do you love to see the sun rise? Do you enjoy the fragrance of fresh baked bread? Grand Central Bakery is hiring multiple Delivery Drivers to help us be the best part of our customers day!

The Delivery Driver represents the Grand Central Bakery brand by delivering artisan bakery bread to our customers (restaurants, grocery stores) and neighborhood cafes safely and efficiently. The ideal candidate for this position will be self-motivated and independent. They will have high performance standards, strong customer orientation and team mentality, and composure under pressure.

Location: 21 S Nevada St., Seattle, WA 98134

Rate of Pay: $20.90 - $22.54 per hour DOE. Opportunity for advancement at 180 days upon successful completion of a training program.

Schedule: 3:00AM start, schedule flexibility and the ability to work weekends and holidays is required.

Grand Central Bakery acknowledges the importance of work-life balance. To the best of our ability, established days off are respected, vacation requests are accommodated to the best of our staffing abilities, and changes to the schedule are clearly communicated in advance.

Perks and Benefits

  • Employees working 25+ hours per week are eligible for insurance after 60 days
  • Paid time off begins accruing immediately
  • Paid community service time
  • Employee assistance program
  • 401K plan
  • Reimbursement for bike expenses
  • Opportunities for growth
  • Free bread!

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Ability to be flexible with schedule to meet delivery operation needs, confidently taking ownership of 1 or more routes to deliver bread within prescribed time parameters
  • Delivers excellent customer service friendly, helpful, and courteous at all times
  • Uses problem solving skills to address customer complaints, accurately and carefully pack products, demonstrate accuracy with invoices and money handling
  • Maintains quality control standards
  • Keeps delivery vehicles and delivery area clean, organized, and ready for the next shift
  • Inspects delivery vehicle prior to and after each shift
  • Operates vehicle in a safe and courteous manner while obeying all traffic laws
  • Is able to differentiate between and describe products

Qualifications and Skills

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English required
  • Maintains food handlers card new hires are expected to have a valid card by their first date of work
  • HS diploma/GED preferred
  • Must be able to add, subtract and multiply with ease and accuracy
  • Professional driving experience preferred
  • DSD (Direct Sales Delivery) experience preferred
  • Valid Drivers License with an insurable driving record
  • Must pass a company administered driving test
  • Is able to successfully complete Smith System training and apply principles at all times

Physical Requirements

The driver procedures require a high level of repetitive motion involving hands, wrists, arms and back. This position may be required to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. during their normal duties.

Drivers work in a building shared with production facilities. They are constantly exposed to wheat flour dust and other grain dusts (rye, corn, oat).

Company Overview

Grand Central Bakery ignited a bread revolution in 1989 by introducing rustic artisan loaves to Northwest tables. Values are at the heart of our company and sustainability touches everything we do - from where we buy ingredients to how we care for our employees and invest in our communities. A Certified B Corporation, Grand Central Bakery is part of a global movement of organizations using business as a force for good.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and strive to create a work environment of respect, trust, collaboration, and cooperation. It is the policy of Grand Central Bakery to maintain a workplace free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, physical, sensory or mental disability, age, marital status, military or veteran status, family relationship, your or your family’s genetic information, or status in any other legally protected group. We expect each employee to embrace and apply these principles of equal treatment to each other and to our customers.

COVID & Vaccination

Grand Central Bakery is following public health guidance for workplace safety related to the COVID pandemic. We will update our policies and procedures to support employee safety as that guidance changes.

Our position on the vaccine is based on three principles:

  • that the health and safety of our community is our top priority,
  • that science informs and guides our public health strategies, and
  • that the wellbeing of our community should not be put at risk by personal preferences.

Put simply, we deserve to live and work in an environment where public health measures help keep us all safer.