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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 are looking for motivated, curious, creative people who share our enthusiasm for making the world a better place.

Check below to see our open positions and follow the instructions to apply. We look forward to chatting with you!

Transportation

  • Class A Regional Driver

    Veritable Vegetable (VV) is a women-owned and led organic produce distribution company based in San Francisco, California. Established in 1974, we source and deliver the freshest and highest quality produce.

    We hire for the long haul (pun intended) and deeply value the people who make up our community. We’re not offering a job; we’re offering a dynamic career opportunity at a stable and values-driven company. We’ve been in operation for nearly 50 years!

    Our drivers are fundamental to our success. We honor, value and partner with our drivers to ensure their professional goals are being met. We have a team of 30 drivers who on average, have been with us for over 10 years.

    To apply:

    Why choose VV?

    • Competitive pay: $24-$30/hour
    • Consistent routes and scheduling: We service California and parts of Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, and New Mexico. Our longest OTR route is 6 days out, most OTR routes are 2-5
    • State of the art zero-emission Kenworth Trucks with ergonomic features for optimal comfort
    • Extensive in-house training for newly licensed Class A drivers
    • Benefits: medical, dental, 401k matching, and much more – see the full list below!

    We are looking for CDL Drivers who are:

    • AVAILABLE to work early morning hours and weekends; start times vary from Midnight – 5:00 AM
    • Reliable, cooperative, diligent, and efficient, with good customer service skills
    • Able to work both independently and as team members
    • Proficient in basic math and have good communication skills
    • Able to lift up to 55 lbs
    • Able to drive long shifts

    Responsibilities:

    • 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
    • Only fully vaccinated candidates will be considered

    Qualifications:

    • 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.

    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.

    Benefits

    • Health and dental, plus life insurance and long-term disability
    • Reimbursement program for vision, acupuncture, massage, and chiropractor, plus yoga and gym
    • Employee Assistance Programs for counseling at low, or no cost
    • 401(k) plan with 4% match in socially responsible mutual funds
    • Section 125 pre-tax Cafeteria plan (FSA)
    • Referral bonuses up to $5k
    • Flexible holiday and leave policies
    • Infant support benefits
    • Commuter reimbursement
    • Free organic meals and snacks
    • Lost cost access to organic fruits, vegetables, and fresh juices
    • Boot reimbursement for warehouse staff and drivers
    • Incentives for voting in elections
    • Extensive in-house training program

    Salary:

    $24.00 to $30.00 / hour

    Schedule:

    Must be available to work early morning hours and weekends; start times vary from Midnight – 5:00 AM

     

    Ready to join our team?

    To apply:

    VV is a team of movers, shakers, and thinkers who are passionate about the environment, sustainable food systems, and social justice. Together, with you, we are building an equitable food system and creating a healthier world. To achieve that end, we strongly encourage women, trans, non-binary, and BIPOC to apply. We are looking for long-term fits and will train the right candidate. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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

  • Green Fleet Trucking Manager

    Veritable Vegetable (VV) is a women-owned and led organic produce distribution company based in San Francisco, California. Established in 1974, we source and deliver the freshest and highest quality produce.
    We are looking for a highly organized and experienced Trucking Manager to manage and coordinate our complex private/for-hire trucking operation, support our regional and local drivers, and ensure the highest levels of safety, customer service and environmental sustainability. This position partners with our Fleet Manager and reports to our Trucking Director.

    Our trucking department employs 30+ drivers, operating company owned Sprinter Vans, Class B bobtails, short and long trailers, day cabs and full-sized sleepers. We operate seven days a week, 365 days a year.

    All candidates should have extensive experience within the transportation industry, managing a diverse workforce and robust workflow, as well as experience designing and implementing new department procedures.

     

    To apply

    • Complete the job application for this position.
    • Or submit a resume and cover letter to hr@veritablevegetable.com
      a. Tell us why you’re interested in working with VV in this role.
      b. Please included 2-3 professional references.

    Why choose VV?

    • Values-driven B-Corp: We are a sustainability focused company with nearly 50 years of experience
    • Women-owned and led: We create a collaborative, cooperative and inclusive workplace for all
    • Real benefits: Medical, dental, life insurance, 401k matching, flexible spending account, reimbursement program for vision, massage, acupuncture, chiropractor, yoga and gym, employee assistance programs, commuter reimbursement, and much more (full list below)
    • Free meals: Organic lunch provided daily, plus access to organic fruits, veggies, and snacks

    Responsibilities

    • Workforce management, organization, support, and development
    • Monitor and maximize route efficiencies, minimize overtime, ensure compliance
    • Dispatch in compliance with DOT rules and regulations
    • Manage backhaul plan for best use of resources
    • Breakdown and accident management
    • Freight development and oversight
    • Payroll and schedule management
    • Ensure compliance for DOT and food safety regulations
    • Develop and oversee safety training and procedures
    • Participate in strategic planning, identify problems, design solutions
    • Participate in new equipment specifications and procurement
    • Professional development

    Qualifications

    • 5+ years working in fresh produce transportation/logistics and at least 1 year experience with organic produce
    • General knowledge of trucking industry standards including common carrier, brokerage, contracts
    • Must have a valid Class A driver’s license and be an insurable driver
    • Prior experience driving a route and evaluating customer locations for pick up/delivery
    • Thorough knowledge of DOT federal, state, and local regulations
    • Knowledge of proper storage requirements and sensitivities of fresh fruits and vegetables
    • Experience with and knowledge of material handling equipment
    • Knowledge of best safety practices for material handling
    • Proficient using Microsoft Office Suite programs to create and edit documents.
    • Proficient using enterprise software and databases
    • Familiar with Trimble or similar telemetrics program
    • Knowledge of routing software
    • Able to read and understand equipment specification sheets
    • Only fully vaccinated candidates will be considered.

    Benefits

    • Health and dental, plus life insurance and long-term disability
    • Reimbursement program for vision, acupuncture, massage, and chiropractor, plus yoga and gym
    • Employee Assistance Programs for counseling at low, or no cost
    • 401(k) plan with 4% match in socially responsible mutual funds
    • Section 125 pre-tax Cafeteria plan (FSA)
    • Referral bonuses up to $5k
    • Flexible holiday and leave policies
    • Infant support benefits
    • Commuter reimbursement
    • Free organic meals and snacks
    • Lost cost access to organic fruits, vegetables, and fresh juices
    • Boot reimbursement for warehouse staff and drivers
    • Incentives for voting in elections
    • Extensive in-house training program

    Job Type

    Full-time

    Salary

    $90k to $120k/ annually

    Ready to join our team?

     

    To apply

    • Complete the job application for this position.
    • Or submit a resume and cover letter to hr@veritablevegetable.com
      a. Tell us why you’re interested in working with VV in this role.
      b. Please included 2-3 professional references.

    Want to know more?

    Please download this comprehensive job description.

    VV is a team of movers, shakers, and thinkers who are passionate about the environment, sustainable food systems, and social justice. Together, with you, we are building an equitable food system and creating a healthier world. To achieve that end, we strongly encourage women, trans, non-binary, and BIPOC to apply. We are looking for long-term fits and will train the right candidate. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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

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 and dental, plus life insurance and long-term disability
  • 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

 

  • Reimbursements for vision, massage therapy, gym memberships and more
  • 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.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

 

BRMS, through CIGNA, creates and publishes the Machine-Readable Files on behalf of Veritable Vegetable. To link to the Machine-Readable Files, please click on the URL: www.myhealthbenefits.com