Careers

We’re mission driven. We are passionate about the environment, sustainable food systems, and social justice.

If this resonates with you, VV is the right place for you. We have a rigorous work ethic and invite you to join our important efforts. We are looking for motivated, curious, creative people who share our enthusiasm for making the world a better place.

We Support our People

Veritable Vegetable is committed to providing a fair, dynamic and healthy workplace. We strive to improve the quality of life for our staff both in the workplace and beyond. In addition to competitive salaries, we also offer all full-time employees benefits and training.

Benefits

  • Health, dental, and life insurance for yourself and a spouse or domestic partner
  • Employee Assistance Programs for counseling at low, or no cost
  • 401(k) plan in socially responsible mutual funds
  • Referral bonuses
  • Flexible holiday and leave policies
  • Infant support benefits
  • Commuter reimbursement

 

  • Credit for four massages per year
  • Boot allowance for drivers and warehouse workers
  • Section 125 pre-tax Cafeteria plan
  • Free organic meals and snacks
  • Access to fresh, organic juices
  • Worker Food Program enabling you to bring home produce
  • Incentives for voting in elections
  • Extensive in-house training program

To love what you do and feel that it matters–how could anything be more fun? –Katherine Graham

Training

We invest in professional development, education, and training for all employees to ensure the highest quality performance, safety, and leadership throughout the company.

 

 

Join our Community

To apply for a position, please submit a resume and cover letter to hr@veritablevegetable.com and complete the job application for the position.

If there are no listings below, then we are not currently hiring. Please do not send unsolicited resumes. Check back regularly for new postings!

  • Regional Class A Driver

    Commercial Class A Drivers at Veritable Vegetable act as ambassadors of our company’s mission, culture and policies. They effectively execute truck routes, generating business and ensuring safety and compliance with all State and Federal regulations, customer satisfaction and environmental sustainability.

    Regional Class A Drivers pick up and deliver throughout California and the Southwest. Our longest route is six days out and back; most routes last from 2-5 days, depending on the route.

    For more information about our company, please visit the About Us section on our website.

     

    We offer Class A Drivers:

    • Cash Per Diems for overnight routes
    • Weekly and Flexible Home Time
    • Late Model Kenworth Trucks
    • Trailers Equipped with Lift Gates, and Electric Pallet Jacks
    • Will provide training to newly licensed Class A Drivers
    • Rich Medical PPO Plan, Dental, Vision, 401(k) w/4% MATCH, Paid Time Off, GREAT FOOD BENEFITS & MORE…
    • Veritable Vegetable has a COVID-19 response plan to protect drivers and follows the CDC Guidance for Businesses and Employers

    Class A Driver Responsibilities:

    • Thoroughly prepare for the truck run by reviewing all paperwork, conducting vehicle inspections, and gathering all required materials prior to departure.
    • Accurately complete all paperwork.
    • Following established routes, effectively deliver produce and/or freight. Meet established customer deadlines and ensure security of product en-route and at the customer site.
    • Establish positive relationships with customers and vendors.
    • Monitor equipment condition and performance, proactively identify potential mechanical problems.
    • Maintain vehicle in clean and working condition.
    • Proficiently use all department electronic devices.
    • Follow all procedures to ensure compliance with all State and Federal regulations.
    • Operate all equipment safely incorporating defensive driving techniques, basic on-the-road courtesy, and considering weather conditions, to reduce the risk of accidents.
    • Ensure proper loading and securing of product to prevent movement or damage in transport.
    • Follow established accident procedures.
    • Understand VV’s safety policies, procedures and best practices and comply with safe use of equipment, safe lifting practices and food safety requirements.

    Class A Driver Qualifications:

    • Valid commercial Class A driver’s license and DOT medical card and be an insurable driver
    • Strong understanding of driver safety protocols including those related to the current pandemic
    • Knowledge of relevant Federal and State (DOT) hours of service regulations
    • Expert backing skills
    • Understanding of acceptable produce quality at both pick-up and delivery points
    • Maintenance of a clean driving record
    • Mechanical aptitude
    • Bi-lingual, Spanish/English, preferred

    Class A Driver Physical Requirements:

    • Ability to lift up to 55 lbs.
    • Ability to make repetitive movements including, but not limited to bending or squatting, climbing into and out of trucks
    • Ability to drive long shifts
    • Some exposure to petroleum products, exhaust fumes, moving machinery and loud noises
    • Regular exposure to changing weather conditions such as ice, rain, snow, blowing dust, heat, etc.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Hourly Wage: $23.00 to $29.00 /hour

     

    To apply: 

     

  • Swing Warehouser

    Swing Warehousers work with team members on the Swing Shift to receive, warehouse and ship fresh organic produce in a safe, accurate and timely manner while maintaining high quality standards with minimal product loss. The position reports to the Warehouse Supervisor and takes direction from Warehouse Team Leads.

     

    Available Work Schedule

    THURSDAY-MONDAY

    Thurs: 2-10:30pm

    Fri: 1-9:30pm

    Sat: 1-9:30pm

    Sun: 2-10:30pm

    Mon: 2-10:30pm

    TUES/WEDS: WEEKEND


    Responsibilities
    :

    • Pull customer orders in an accurate, timely and safe manner
    • Complete pick slips accurately and neatly
    • Build proper (safe and sturdy) pallets and load product to meet truck completion deadlines
    • As directed by IC or Receive Lead participate in the safe and efficient flow of incoming product to ensure timely availability of product for order pulling
    • Provide accurate accounting of received product
    • Be familiar with storage requirements, product sensitivity and handling needs
    • Stock incoming product, rotating new stock into old, and dating lots
    • Understand and comply with VV’s safety policies, procedures and best practices and encourage co-workers to do the same
    • Maintain warehouse in a green, clean and orderly condition
    • Report equipment and facilities issues to Warehouse Supervisor and Facilities Manager
    • Successfully complete training on the safe use of material handling equipment and consistently operate equipment in a safe manner
    • Report product quality issues to Team Lead and Inventory Control
    • Attend and participate in Warehouse crew meetings
    • Participate as required in other tasks to ensure achievement of warehouse department goals

     

    Physical Requirements:

    • Must be able to consistently lift up to 55 lbs. without assistance
    • Must be able to lift more than 55 – 70 lbs. with assistance
    • Must be able to stand, walk, bend, twist and perform a variety of other physical functions on a consistent basis
    • Must be able to walk and stand on concrete floors for prolonged periods of time
    • Must be able to follow safety procedures (i.e., proper lifting techniques)
    • Must be able to work in varying environments including the ability to withstand cold temperatures with proper protective clothing for long periods of time

    Hourly Wage: $19.50 – $22.50 /hour

     

    To apply: