Job Application - Catholic Charities Food Bank Of The Southern Tier

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Warehouse Order Picker Dry

Food Bank of the Southern Tier Seeks Warehouse Order Picker for Dry product


The Food Bank of the Southern Tier is committed to creating a future without hunger where access to healthy food by all is recognized as fundamental to the well-being and success of individuals and the foundation of a strong, vibrant society. We are striving to be a client-focused, engaged, high-performing team, leading a collaborative effort across our region to ensure equitable access to nutritious food through our values of Integrity, Learning, Inclusion, Caring, Respect, and Abundance.


Salary: $16.50/hr. Full-time: 37.5 hours/week, work schedule Monday – Thursday, 6:30 am – 3:00 pm, and Friday, 6:30:00 am – 12:00 We believe in work-life balance!


If you take pride in your work and are committed to supporting operational needs, this is the position for you!


We offer a comprehensive benefits package (see below) to our full-time workforce members who work 30 or more hours per week.


Who are we looking for?

·         A person with great attention to detail.

·         A person who can think on their feet.

·         Someone who has a passion for safety



The Warehouse Order Picker for dry products is responsible for performing various warehouse duties, including but not limited to product movements, inventory flow, processing, receiving, disposal, replenishment, general maintenance, and operating warehouse equipment while providing support and backup for vacancies in other warehouse positions. As part of the Operations team, all team members are responsible for ensuring food and workplace safety, cleanliness, and in compliance with the Food Bank of the Southern Tiers' food and workplace safety and food defense programs. In addition, this person needs to be alert, detail-oriented, able to follow instructions, and comfortable working in a fast-moving, changing, and flexible environment.



Fills all orders assigned and ensures they are picked accurately, reports challenges to the Director of Warehouse Operations.

Safely operates forklift, hand truck, manual/electric jack, pallet wrapping machine, compactors, and other tools/machines as appropriate and in accordance with FBST policies and OSHA regulations.

Loads and unloads pallets to and from trailers/vehicles; safely operates dock lifts.

Wrap pallet when pallet/load is finished.

Stage pallet and/or load into a truck when ready.

Complete partial pallets and put away mixed pallets.

Assists with pallet storage/disposition and baled cardboard storage/disposition.

Places products in appropriate storage racks.

Disposes of product at the direction of the Director of Warehouse Operations.

Cleans work area based on Master Cleaning Schedule posted in that area or as directed.

Assist with inventory cycle counts as directed.

Ability to work for brief periods of time in a cooler and freezer environment (PPE provided).

Completes and passes annual Food Safety Training.

Follows all instructions, processes, and procedures.

Operates Food Bank Vehicles (Non-CDL) as needed.

Performs pre-shift inspections of Food Bank equipment and reports any problems to the Director of Warehouse Operations.

Understand the personal responsibility to follow all safety policies and health rules, programs, and procedures, report all unsafe acts, environment, or behaviors immediately, and always report safety issues, incidents or accidents immediately.

Helps maintain clean, debris-free rack locations, including assisting with product spillage, pallet fragments, empty pallets, and cardboard/plastic wrap.

Works with other team members in a cooperative and supportive way, providing assistance and backup coverage for other warehouse positions.

Assists with warehouse inspections.

Helps maintain a clean and safe warehouse.

Other duties as assigned.



·         High School Diploma or GED.

·         One (1) year experience working in a warehouse and/or product distribution center operating a forklift.

·         Forklift certification required.

·         Must have basic math skills, including adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

·         Regularly lift, carry, or move objects weighing up to 50lbs.

·         Pass alcohol and drug testing.


What you will get:

Food Bank of the Southern Tier offers a well-rounded and comprehensive benefits program

Salary: $16.50/hr.

Full-time, non-exempt position, working 37.5 hours per week. We believe in work-life balance!

Paid Time Off, 10 days to start, 15 days after 1st Anniversary

Holidays 12-14 paid holidays

Medical Insurance

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Life Insurance

Short-Term Disability

Long-Term Disability

Critical Illness Insurance

Supplemental Insurance

Flexible Spending Account

Health Savings Account

Legal Plan

Identity Plan

Employee Assistance Program

6% Pension

Employee 401(k)

My Better Benefits – provides discounts and savings on thousands of products and services


The Food Bank of the Southern Tier is committed to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. Individuals who bring that perspective and support diversity, equity, and inclusion in all forms are strongly encouraged to apply. 


        Our hiring process and timeline:

Applications will be reviewed regularly until the position is filled

Phone screenings will be conducted with qualified candidates

In-person one-hour interviews will be conducted with candidates who advance after the phone screening

In-person interviews are typically with 2-4 Interviewers

Selected candidate(s) to start ASAP