Truck Driver/Warehouse Specialist, Student Nutrition

Anchorage, AK, US
Sep 15, 2018
Position Type:
Maintenance/Crafts/Trades/Truck Driver/Warehouse Specialist

Date Posted:


Closing Date:

Bargaining Unit: MAINTENANCE
Work Year: 9 months
Work Day: 8 hours per day
FTE: Full time, 1.0 FTE
Salary: M-6, $23.25 per hour

Job Summary
The Truck Driver/Warehouse Specialist is responsible for loading food, supplies, equipment, and other items on trucks and making deliveries to units or schools according to a prescribed schedule. The position has a retirement association with the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) and is represented by the Teamsters Local 959 Warehouse and Maintenance Employees bargaining unit.

Job Requirements
The following are required:
  1. A high school diploma or equivalent.Two years of experience in truck driving and delivery work. Work experience must evidence ability to perform tasks assigned.Must possess a valid Alaska class B commercial driver's license.Must obtain a food handler's card within two weeks of beginning employment.Ability to operate various sizes of trucks skillfully and safely.Ability to load and unload delivery trucks involving extensive walking, lifting, pushing, pulling, securing goods and stacking.Ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships with others.Ability to accommodate shifts subject to seasonal changes.

The following are preferred:
  1. Ability to perform minor, non-technical service to trucks, forklifts, pallet jacks, and other equipment.Ability to become knowledgeable of assigned routes and locations on individual delivery schedules.

Essential Job Functions
  1. Loads all food supplies and related items on trucks and makes deliveries to schools or units according to a prescribed schedule.Assists in warehouse duties such as filling requisitions, sorting, packing loading and unloading items such as food service elementary pre-place meals, a la carte supplies, food products from vendors for distribution to schools, mail, books, supplies, furniture, equipment, films and audio visual equipment, and teaching aids.Picks up and delivers items from one location to another on request.Assists in record keeping, shelving, arranging labeling, sorting and storing of warehouse supplies.Operates forklift, electrical and manual pallet jacks, 2.5 ton trucks, flatbed trucks, step vans, pickup trucks, and power tailgates.Crushes cardboard.

Physical/Mental Demands
  • This position routinely requires lifting up to 100 pounds, with or without accommodations, and may require lifting over 100 pounds with assistance.
The Anchorage School District requires that applicants who are given a conditional offer of initial employment for this position must successfully pass a post offer/pre-employment physical capacities assessment before they can be placed into the position. To access the requirements for the physical capacities assessment for this position, click here:

Additionally, the employee must be able to communicate by oral and written means in an appropriate business manner and have cognitive skills to understand instructions, readily recall facts and details, handle conflict, and make effective decisions under pressure. The employee must have the ability to effectively manage the stress of working with students, parents, and other employees representing diverse cultures, personalities, and work styles in a dynamic work environment.

The Anchorage School District is committed to providing reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all individuals with qualified physical or mental disabilities.

Work Environment
Work is performed in a professional environment with a wide variety of individuals having differing functions, personalities and abilities, including working with diverse groups of people in a variety of different settings.

While performing the duties of this job the employee may be regularly exposed to a video display. The employee may be exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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

Anchorage School District employees must possess the ability to read and write in English. This includes the ability to communicate in English with school staff, coworkers, and the public. Employees must also have the ability to comprehend and carry out oral and written directions and understand and follow English instructions and written documents.

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check.

This position may be required to work in ASD facilities on the military installations (JBER). Please visit for additional information.

The Anchorage School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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