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Farm Connex Delivery Driver

The Center for an Agricultural Economy (CAE), based in Hardwick, VT, seeks a Delivery Driver for our CAE Farm Connex program. This is a year round position that is crucial to our day-to-day operations CAE’s dynamic and expansive distribution program.  CAE Farm Connex provides cold-chain freight service for farmers and food producers who may be “too small” or “too rural” to access other distribution channels. CAE Farm Connex headquarters is physically based in Hardwick, where its operation spans 6 days per week, and up to 20 hours each day. As a CAE Farm Connex driver, you will be part of a team operating our fleet of 5 delivery vehicles in service to our 21+ weekly routes, aggregating and delivering local products in 13 of 14 counties within the state of Vermont and in some adjoining areas of western New Hampshire. CAE Farm Connex provides services to farms, retail stores, public and private schools, institutions, distribution centers and other food hubs, keeping the literal wheels turning for our local food system and economy!

Position: Farm Connex Delivery Driver 
Reports to: General Manager 
Schedule:  30 hrs per week 
Compensation:  Hourly rate starting at $20.50+ ; Non Exempt/regular position 
Benefits: Health Insurance and Health Savings Account, SIMPLE IRA, Employee assistance program, Employer-paid short-term disability and life insurance, quarterly phone stipend, paid time off, professional development compensation

Minimum Qualifications: as dictated by the FMCSA, including but not limited to: be age 21+ at the time of application, possess a valid driver’s license, a clean motor vehicle record, the critical faculties required to safely operate a commercial vehicle, and ability to pass a CDL medical exam. Be able to interpret signage, converse, take instruction and record information in written and/or spoken English. 

Email jobs@hardwickagriculture.org with your resume, cover letter or letter of interest, and include “FarmConnex Delivery Driver” in your email subject line. We’re interested to hear your thoughts on any life or work experience as it relates to this position. Let us know if you have any questions!