The Food Basket Seeks Driver/Warehouse Person

**Updated Feb. 22, 2017. The post will be removed once the position is filled.**

The Food Basket, Hawai`i Island’s Food Bank seeks an enthusiastic and reliable Driver/Warehouse person to join our team in Kailua-Kona!

The Food Basket’s Kailua-Kona warehouse has an immediate opening for a Driver/Warehouse person.  Primary responsibilities include: ensuring the safe and sanitary transmission of food from one point to another using applicable machinery and equipment; the accounting of donated materials received and the out-bound deliverables through the use of scale equipment; the safe storage of materials through efficient load-building and palletizing; being able to effectively communicate with supervisor and personnel to synchronize delivery operations with partner agency orders and donations. This position requires that the applicant have the ability to use a pallet floor jack, lift truck and assigned vehicles and work a flexible schedule.


  • High school diploma or equivalent plus one year (paid) experience in warehousing, deliveries or related field
  • Valid State of Hawaii Driver’s License
  • Valid State of Hawaii Fork Lift Certification (may be obtained within one month of hire)
  • Operable/Reliable transportation to and from work
  • Clean Driver’s Abstract
  • Ability to follow and sometimes give instructions
  • To communicate and write effectively
  • Strong listening and interpersonal skills
  • Strong ability to connect and empathize with the public
  • Possess a goal-oriented attitude
  • Be able to perform repetitive tasks
  • Routinely be able to lift up to 100 lbs

How to Apply: Please submit a resume and three references by e-mail to

Place of employment: 73-4161 Ulu Wini Place, Kailua-Kona

Compensation: $11 per hour plus full benefits

Employment type: full-time