FreshDirect Jr. Driver Program - Brooklyn (BKN)

Transportation Bronx, New York Brooklyn, New York


FreshDirect is offering up to 4 weeks of paid training for prospective van and truck drivers. Training classes are taught by veteran instructors at our Freshdirect Jr Driving program. Through our training program, you will not only learn how to drive a truck, but also understand the dos and don’ts in terms of working on the transportation field. The more you know before going into your driver career, the easier it is going to be to transitioning into your position. This 2-4 week training will be at our BRONX location upon graduation of the program you will placed with a Driver Mentor for a 2 week  training in the Bronx as well.  After the 2 week Mentor-ship you will be a driver in our Brooklyn location. 

Key ingredients

  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Must have a minimum of 2 year of recent driving experience (truck or van experienced preferred).
  • Must have 1 year of customer service experience
  • Ability to clearly communicate and read in English
  • Must be able to work weekends (Saturday & Sunday) and Holidays
  • Must be able to work a flexible shift (mornings and/or evenings)
  • Ability to complete all basic and recurring training
  • Must be able to deliver orders up to 50 lbs in weight to the appropriate destination within a scheduled time [this may include walking up or down several flights of stairs]
  • Must be comfortable interacting with customers
  • Must have a strong commitment to customer service and safety
  • Ability to utilize smartphones for two-way communication with our Operations Team 
  • Ability to prioritize and make decisions independently
  • Ability to navigate a route successfully & independently
  • Must embody and demonstrate company values and culture


Motor Vehicle Record requirements:

  • Must have a valid NY, NJ, CT, MD, DE, VA, DC or PA driver license
  • 3 points or less on a motor vehicle report
  • No suspensions within the past 12 months and no more than 1 suspension in the past 3 years
  • No more than 1 accident in the past three years
  • No more than 3 moving violations within the past 3 years