Performance Food Group Delivery Driver Trainee, Earn While You Learn! in Des Moines, Iowa

Job Title:

Delivery Driver Trainee, Earn While You Learn!

Job Description:

Performance Food Group Offers:

  • A well maintained fleet

  • Competitive hourly wages

  • Medical, dental & vision insurance and FSA plans

  • Company funded 401k

  • Vacation and holiday pay

  • Recognition programs

Performance Foodservice – TPC is seeking a dependable and well organized Delivery Driver Trainee.

This is an apprentice position based out of Des Moines, IA. The position is designed to prepare interested candidates for a career as a Class A CDL Delivery Driver. The Delivery Driver Trainee will perform the following duties:

  • Attend a 10 week Class A CDL training session, paid for by the company, and perform at a satisfactory level in order to attain a license.

  • Assist the Delivery Driver in the safe and accurate delivery of foodservice products to customers in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Properly load and unload frozen, chilled and dry food products to assure safety and minimal risk of damage to cargo and danger to people.

  • Insure that the correct product is in satisfactory condition and placed in correct locations per the customer’s request.

  • Maintain effective communications with transportation supervisors, management and the sales department.

  • Complete required paperwork in a timely manner.

  • Develop and maintain a professional and effective relationship between the company and the customer.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Job Location:

Des Moines, Iowa (IA)


1st Shift

Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

EEO Statement:

Performance Food Group and/or its subsidiaries (individually or collectively, the \"Company\") provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Please click on the following links to review: (1) our EEO Policy ; (2) the \"EEO is the Law\" poster and supplement ; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement .

Required Qualifications:

• High School diploma or GED.

• Must have a desire to advance to a Delivery Driver position once fully trained.

• Must have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Record.

• Must meet the medical standards of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

• Must be able to work various hours including day and evening including some Saturdays.

• Must be able to perform all delivery functions including:

o Lifting up to 90 pounds on occasion and 20 to 50 pounds frequently.

o Operating trailer lift gates and two-wheeled hand trucks.

o Balancing, stooping, reaching, standing, walking, pulling, grasping, talking and hearing.

o Working inside and outside in a wide variety of temperature and environmental conditions.

o Performing basic math operations.


Performance Foodservice

Job Category:


Preferred Qualifications:

• Route delivery experience

• Foodservice experience

• Customer service experience

Company Description:

Performance Foodservice, PFG’s broadline distributor, maintains a unique relationship with a variety of local customers, including independent restaurants and hotels, healthcare facilities, schools, and quick-service eateries. A team of sales reps, chefs, consultants and other experts builds close relationships with each customer, providing advice on improving operations, menu development, product selection and operational strategies. The Performance Foodservice team delivers delicious food, but also goes above and beyond to help independent restaurant owners achieve their dreams.