Express Employment Professionals – Mohawk Valley, NY | 118 Columbia Street, Suite 103 The Landmarc Building Utica, NY 13502


Transportation Assistant – Food Service Department

Our Client, The Rescue Mission of Utica, is seeking a Transportation Assistant, to support their expanding and dynamic organization.

Mission Statement: The Rescue Mission of Utica, Inc. is a Christian Ministry, established to proclaim, in word and deed, the life changing Gospel of Jesus Christ, by unconditionally endeavoring to assess and meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of those individuals seeking assistance.

 Job Title: Transportation Assistant – Food Service Department

 Job Summary: The Transportation Assistant’s primary function is to pick up donations for the Rescue Mission’s Food Service Department. Individual is expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner displaying courtesy and respect towards others at all times.

 This position requires the ability to life/transport items weighing 50+ pounds.

 Essential Job Functions

  • Pick up scheduled food donations daily in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Make sure items in coolers and freezers are rotated and organized.
  • Maintain documentation for food donations and driving logs.
  • Perform daily pre-trip inspection and fueling of vehicle.
  • Assist Food Service with tasks related to special events, as directed.
  • Abide by all Mission and program and safety policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Attend and participate in meetings and trainings as requested by supervisor.
  • All other duties as requested by your supervisor.


Minimum Job Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • One year of experience working in a food service environment preferred


  • Clean & valid NYS Driver’s License
  • Experience driving a van preferred
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Enthusiastic support of our Mission Statement

 Justice Center Background Screening process and drug screen required

Status/Hours: Full-Time, 35 hours, Monday – Friday / 7:30 am – 2:30 pm

 Pay Rate and Benefits: We offer a competitive pay rate and comprehensive benefit package for eligible employees to include medical, dental, life insurance, 401(k), voluntary benefits, paid time off, holidays and paid training.

 The Rescue Mission and Express Employment Professionals are Equal Opportunity Employers.