Tulane University Dining Services Common's Driver Goods-Materials-Psngr

  • Sodexo USA
  • New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Jul 27, 2022
Full time

Job Description


Come Join Our Sodexo Team! Now hiring for the Fall 2022 (August 2022).

Do you like meeting new people? Enjoy working with food?

If so...Come Join Our Sodexo Team!

Who do we look for?

We are looking for someone who is:

Friendly and compassionate
Enjoys being active and engaging with customers
Loves to talk to people
Has a flexible schedule
Enjoys working in a team

Does this sound like you? Then apply now! Our team is eager to hear from you.

What do we offer?

All of our team members participate in a generous 401k matching program, paid training, shift Meal, company provided safety shoes, laundered Uniform program, employee discount and employee assistance program with career advancement opportunities. Full -time associates are eligible for our full range of benefit plans including but not limited to: healthcare, vision, dental, PTO, short term/long term disability, life insurance and more! We are easily accessible by public transportation. We're located in Uptown New Orleans.

Our Employees Safety Is Important To us:

We regularly evaluate our sanitation and cleaning procedures, implement safe working practices including temperature checks and provide Personal Protective Equipment, including masks, gloves and hand sanitizer. This position is considered essential personnel and is a great opportunity to contribute to the health and well-being of the community.

Tulane University Dining Services43 Newcomb PlaceNew Orleans, LA 70118

Tulane University & Sodexo requires a COVID-19 vaccine to work at this location.

Position Summary

A Driver, Goods/Materials/Passengers will safely operate Company vehicles to deliver goods, materials and/or passengers. This position may also assist in general warehouse duties such as stocking and retrieving package and bulk containers and general cleaning. The general responsibilities of the position include those listed below, but Sodexo may identify other responsibilities of the position. These responsibilities may differ among accounts, depending on business necessities and client requirements.

General Responsibilities:

Drives a company vehicle to transport personnel, visitors and/or customers, and goods/materials.
Delivers, loads and unloads products, food and/or equipment as requested.
May store or install delivered items.
Maintains a driver's log and presents billing forms to designated representatives.
Collects receipts and follows all Sodexo and client policies as well as those of all regulatory agencies.
Makes minor repairs to vehicle(s) to keep them in good working order.
Oversees the appearance, operation, maintenance and servicing of the vehicle.
May serve as a courier, delivering packages, documents and mail.
Complies with all Sodexo HACCP policies and procedures.
Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.
Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures.
Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.
Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments.
Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.
May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications & Requirements

Willingness to be open to learning and growing.
Maturity of judgment and behavior.
Maintains high standards for work areas and appearance.
Maintains a positive attitude.
Ability to work a flexible schedule helpful.
Must comply with any dress code requirements.
Must be able to work nights, weekends and some holidays.
Attends work and shows up for scheduled shift on time with satisfactory regularity.


High School diploma, GED or equivalent work experience.
0 to 2 years of transportation related work experience.


Presents self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty and ethics are essential.
Ability to maintain a positive attitude.
Ability to communicate with co-workers and other departments with professionalism and respect.
Maintains a professional relationship with all coworkers, vendor representatives, supervisors, managers, customers, and client representatives.
Ability to use a computer.
Basic food-handling skills.


Valid state driver's license required.
May require commercial license, depending on vehicle type and/or state law

Physical Requirements:

Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses.
Significant walking or other means of mobility.
Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).
Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull, and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move 40 pounds.

Working Conditions (may add additional conditions specific to defined work location):

Generally in an indoor setting; however, may supervise outside activities and events.
Varying schedule to include evenings, holidays, weekends and extended hours as business dictates.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily in a controlled, temperate environment; however, may be exposed to heat/cold during support of outside activities.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Benefits Eligibility

Full Time Benefits: At Sodexo, we believe every employee should have the resources to be their best. As part of our overall rewards, we offer benefits programs designed to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle including health, dental and vision insurance. Eligible employees can enroll in their benefits, which will be effective beginning on their first day with Sodexo. We also offer other benefits like paid time off, financial and savings programs and access to our employee assistance program and other discounts (eligibility varies by unit and may not be available to all employees).