Delivery Driver, South San Francisco

Job description

Company background
At Proper Food, we make it a cinch to eat well on the run.  We craft our fare by hand fresh every morning the only we know how – with whole, local ingredients sliced, chopped and seasoned with care.  Nothing phony or factory-made. Just good, proper fare that’s packed and ready to go. 

Proper Food launched in San Francisco in 2014 and has rapidly grown to nine locations in downtown San Francisco and four locations in NY, earning accolades from customers, food critics and local media. We cook all our meals from scratch each morning in our commissary kitchen and deliver them to our stores pre-packed and ready to go. All unsold meals are donated to local food banks each day.

We are launching a new location in San Francisco International Airport and are looking for drivers to deliver food from our commissary kitchen in South San Francisco to the SFO airport. In addition to airport deliveries, the drivers will deliver food to our other retail locations and to catering customers. The drivers will be a part of our culinary team in the kitchen and provide general assistance in the kitchen when not driving. 


$20 - $30+ per hour: $20/hr wage + Tips (Tips average ~$6-10+ per hour, not guaranteed) + Medical benefits including employer contribution, medical and dental

There are two positions available - one Full Time and one Part Time. Hours will generally be in the early morning through early afternoon (i.e., ~4am - 1pm). Weekend availability required. 

Daily duties will be to

  • Driving a Sprinter van to deliver food from commissary kitchen to retail locations (including SFO airport)
  • Stocking food into merchandisers in-store
  • Delivering catering orders to local offices and catering clients
  • Lifting over 50lbs and pushing fully loaded speed racks
  • Providing general assistance in kitchen (may include food preparation)
  • Maintaining a high standard of customer service


We are looking for a driver with: 

  • Previous experience driving mid-size delivery vehicles (20 feet) within a city environment
  • Valid California Driver's license 
  • 100% dependable
  • Enthusiastic & self-motivated
  • Excellent communication skills  
  • Flexible, "can-do" attitude

SFO Policy
All candidates, after being offered employment, must obtain an SFO Airport security access badge. The process requires fingerprinting, e-verify, and background checks.

Motor Vehicle Policy
Following a conditional offer of employment, a motor vehicle record check will be conducted on all final job candidates for whom driving a motor vehicle is an essential job function. Thereafter, checks will be run annually for these employees. Motor vehicle record checks will also be conducted on employees who will be covered by company insurance to drive rental vehicles during business travel.

Proper Food provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Proper Food celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.