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!

  • Accounts Receivable Specialist

    The Accounts Receivable (AR) Specialist is responsible for leading Veritable Vegetable’s application and deposit of payments, collection efforts and managing the credit application process, including implementation of procedures to affect the timely collection. This position participates in AR monthly close, prepares month end reports, and provides AR analysis.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Advise customers of necessary actions and strategies for overdue account balance payment, and arrange balance payment schedules based on customers’ financial situations
    • Resolve customer inquiries regarding their accounts
    • Ensure that customer balances are within agreed, assigned terms
    • Notify customers of credit holds for overdue accounts
    • Negotiate credit extensions when necessary
    • Manage customer credit application process
    • Perform various administrative functions for customer accounts, such as recording contact information changes and monitoring when customers’ status should change from active to inactive
    • Maintain customer correspondence
    • Track information about customer financial status and status of collection efforts
    • Receive payments and post amounts paid to customer accounts
    • Prepare weekly and monthly AR, Sales reports
    • Prepare monthly statements for mailing
    • Prepare and enter monthly accounts receivable Journal Entries to the General Ledger
    • Perform daily filing and keep up-to-date

     

    Qualifications:

    • 2 years of experience in Accounts Receivable
    • General Knowledge of accounting practices
    • Proficient in Excel and other Microsoft Office applications
    • Knowledge of Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) regulations and preservation of trust rights a plus

     

    Physical Requirements:

    • Ability to lift full file boxes
    • Ability to filter out extraneous noise while on the phone
    • Job requires constant computer work
    • Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time

     

    WAGE RANGE: $23 – $28 per hour

     

    To apply: 

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

  • Director of Human Resources

    As a member of the Senior Management Team of a values-driven social enterprise, the HR Director works closely with all department managers to educate, coach and train in issues related to employee relations, leadership development and workplace compliance. The HR Director develops, implements, and manages systems to ensure fair, consistent, and legal employment practices in hiring, development, retention, and the health and safety of Veritable Vegetable (VV) staff.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Develops organizational strategies by identifying and researching human resources issues; contributing information, analysis, and recommendations to Veritable Vegetable’s strategic thinking and direction.
    • Assists in the current succession planning process, helping the company implement and transition to an alternative ownership model.
    • Monitors and ensures company compliance with all federal, state and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews and modifies policies and practices to maintain compliance.
    • Provides advice and consultation to managers, supervisors and staff in the area of employee relations, including matters related to performance management, corrective action and/or discipline.
    • Partners with the Executive Team to develop effective retention strategies to attract a diverse pool of qualified and capable talent, prioritizing succession planning goals.
    • Develops and oversees benefits programs, plans, policies, legal guidelines and benefits best practices to ensure that company’s benefits are competitive.
    • Manages the administration of worker’s compensation according to State guidelines and partners with management to champion and promote safety strategies.
    • Oversees and collaborates with the company’s Training Manager on planning and execution of staff trainings, communications, health initiatives, food safety, sexual harassment and other staff training.

     

    Essential Requirements:

    • Appreciation for the principles of sustainable agriculture and alignment with Veritable Vegetable’s core values and mission as a social enterprise.
    • Experience with succession planning highly desirable.
    • Demonstrated ability to increase productivity and continuously improve methods, approaches, and departmental contributions to the business goals while remaining cost sensitive.
    • Expert in the tools of the trade within human resources including HRIS, the Microsoft Office suite of products, file management, and benefits administration.
    • Experience with logistics and DOT compliance issues a big plus.

     

    Qualifications:

    • 7-10 years of progressively more responsible positions in human resources, preferably in the food and transportation industry.
    • Experience supervising and managing a professional staff.
    • Experience as a trusted resource as a member of a senior-level executive team.
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business, or a related field required

    To apply: 

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

  • Class A Commercial Driver

    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.

    Local Class A Drivers pick up and deliver through the Bay Area and return home daily.

     

    Veritable Vegetable offers 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 new 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
    • 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

    Salary: $25.00 to $29.00 /hour

     

    To apply: 

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