Delivery Driver

  • Imperfect Foods
  • St. Louis, MO
  • Feb 12, 2022

Job Description

About Imperfect

Founded in 2015, Imperfect Foods, a Certified B CorporationTM (B CorpTM), is the leading online grocer at the forefront of eliminating food waste and building a better food system. We work directly with farmers and producers to rescue, redistribute, and develop goods across multiple grocery categories, and to date have rescued more than 150 million pounds of food from lesser outcomes. Our customers enjoy a customizable service that is more affordable and more environmentally friendly than the average trip to the grocery store.

At Imperfect Foods, we're on a mission to eliminate food waste and build a better food system for everyone.

Net Zero Carbon Commitment: 
Imperfect Foods pledged to become a net-zero carbon operation by 2030. To do that, we’re working to optimize every part of our business operations and supply chain to mitigate waste, and are switching to 100% renewable energy in our fulfillment centers and vehicle fleet by 2027.

Please consider completing the optional Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) survey below. Doing so will help keep us accountable for the DEI commitments we have made as a company. By choosing to disclose elements of your identity, you are informing us about our candidate pool and the ways we can continue to improve making Imperfect Foods an inclusive company for everyone. Responses will in no way affect your candidacy for the position you apply for.  Information collected will be kept secure and confidential and will be used solely to evaluate our DEI efforts. We thank you in advance for helping us to become a better company for people of all backgrounds.

About the Role:

As a delivery driver, you are directly responsible for delivering boxes to our customers in the St. Louis, Missouri area in a professional and timely manner. You will be expected to deliver up to 150 boxes in a shift. You are also responsible for ensuring that the boxes are in pristine shape, delivered to the correct address, and during the correct time window. You will be the main liaison between Imperfect and the customer to ensure that all procedures are followed and that the highest quality of boxes is being delivered to customers. To support our mission of reducing waste to landfills, Imperfect Foods drivers will collect select Imperfect Foods packaging items from customers with each delivery. In 2021, our Delivery Team saved over 2 million pounds of plastic from landfills! 

Why work at Imperfect:

  • Competitive pay: $17 per hour
  • Health benefits including medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • 401k 
  • Cell phone stipend
  • Paid vacation, sick time, and company holidays
  • $100 a month in free groceries
  • Quarterly bonus
  • Opportunity for career advancement and merit-based pay increases
  • Get some extra dough for referring your friends/past colleagues ($250 & up!)

What you’ll be doing:

  • Schedule information: Tuesday through Friday.
  • Helping with loadout, transferring boxes into the delivery vans
  • Delivering up to 150 orders per shift, paying close attention to delivery instructions
  • Keeping in constant communication with your dispatcher
  • Following all traffic laws, being an alert, courteous, and defensive driver
  • Maintaining cleanliness of the company van and reporting any damages or accidents immediately

Please note, duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be supplemented at any time at your Manager’s discretion.

What you’ll need:

  • Must be at least 21 years old, and must have had a valid driver's license for at least 2 years
  • Ability to read and understand delivery instructions. Confident using Google Maps to ensure a timely delivery experience for each customer
  • Working Smartphone with data plan for pictures (a stipend will be provided)
  • Highly organized and strong attention to detail. Communicative - no question is too small to ask!
  • You excel at independent, unsupervised work and are able to problem-solve and think on your feet
  • Ability to lift/push/pull up to 60+ pounds
  • Comfortability driving a full shift, working in all types of weather conditions
  • You’re passionate about our mission to eliminate food waste and create a better food system for all
Next Steps:

If your application is a fit, someone from our team will contact you via email to set up an onsite interview

Please note, offers are contingent upon background checks. Background checks will be run once an offer is accepted

Imperfect's commitment to DEI
Imperfect Foods is steadfast in its commitment to being an actively anti-racist company.
We understand that it is necessary to take ownership and accountability for building an equitable workplace where all members of our organization can truly belong. It is our responsibility to ensure that every department at every level of our business reflects the diversity of the world we live in. We aim to achieve this through our hiring practices and by championing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) programming that fosters a supportive work environment where everyone can thrive and have connections across teams.

DEI programming is available for all employees and we highly encourage staff participation. It is only with everyone’s unique perspectives, experiences, and beliefs that we can help shape a culture of belonging and create an environment where all Imperfectionists are celebrated.

U.S. E-Verify Notice: Imperfect Foods participates in E-Verify in the United States. Imperfect will provide the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

COVID update for on-site employees:
All Imperfect Foods employees must be fully vaccinated to be on-site or at company functions. For roles that require an employee to be on-site to fulfill their job functions: job offers are contingent on providing proof of vaccination (e.g., a copy of a vaccine card or other similar official document confirming vaccination status).

Organization Type


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Food & Agriculture

Drawdown solutions

Reduced Food Waste