San Francisco, CA
Who We Are:
Founded in 2013, Thistle is an early-stage food-tech startup empowering our customers to get and stay healthy while improving our food system’s sustainability. We deliver delicious, organic, healthy, plant-forward meals, cold-pressed juices, and snacks to customers on the West Coast at the elusive intersection of convenience, health, and sustainability.
We don’t want to be just another food delivery startup. Our focus is on our customers’ health and happiness, and we are revolutionizing how fresh, nutritious, high-quality food is purchased, manufactured, and delivered at scale. Thistle is headquartered in San Francisco, and we are backed by some amazing investors in the Bay Area and beyond.
About the Role:
The Dispatcher is an integral part of our Fulfillment team and will assist in the day-to-day execution of delivering meals. In addition to core functions(driver scheduling, delivery routing, and real-time dispatch), this position will help with the acquisition, onboarding, and training of new drivers.
This is a part-time, hourly position with the potential for more shifts shortly after starting, earning a starting wage of $23/hour. The position is based out of San Francisco.
Sunday – 3:30pm – 10pm
Monday – 4:30am – 12pm
Tuesday – Off
Wednesday – Off
Thursday – Off
Friday – 2:30pm – 10:30pm
Saturday – Off
What you’ll do
Be the person in charge on-site, and available to resolve conflicts/issues as they arise.
Own the day-to-day delivery fulfillment for a specific shift and/or region of our Bay Area team. This includes real-time dispatching of our drivers to ensure the quality of delivery.
Implement structure and establish daily SOP’s and key metrics to evaluate top performers
Serve as a supervisor and point of contact for our 100+ drivers in the Bay Area.
Own delivery routing, recruiting, training, timecard approvals, and management of our drivers
Must be willing to embrace change and provide insight regarding new processes. You will be empowered to bring new innovative concepts to life on an ongoing basis!
What you’ll bring
1+ years experience dispatching experience, last-mile experience preferred
Must be flexible to work nights and/or weekends
Proficient with Microsoft Office(Word, Excel) and Google Docs & Sheets
Ability to prioritize against tight timelines, comfortable performing under pressure
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills must be a team player
Bonus: You know the geography of the Bay Area like the back of your hand
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential values at Thistle. We know we’ll do our best and most impactful work when we feel we’re represented and we belong. We’re proud to actively recruit and hire talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. You can get some deeper insight into how we approach DEI, along with some statistics on the internal demographics of the company and leadership team, here: https://www.thistle.co/learn/thistle-thoughts/thistle-on-diversity-equity-and-inclusion