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ASD Positions

Workforce Development Program Manager

Overview and Background
Since 1995, Appalachian Sustainable Development (ASD) has been working to further our mission to build a thriving regional food and agriculture system that creates healthy communities, respects the planet, and cultivates profitable opportunities for Appalachians.

Role of Workforce Development Program Manager
The Workforce Development Program Manager (WDPM) will work with the CEO to manage the workforce development program, called Groundwork. The program manager will be responsible for overseeing 4-6 program staff members. Responsibilities will include program administration, community partnership development, ensuring strategy and vision for the program aligns with ASD goals, securing of funds, and oversight of the program’s social enterprises. This is a full time position that will include managing three sites: Abingdon, Tazewell, and Duffield, VA.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop partnerships and collaborate with other community service agencies to strengthen effectiveness of the Groundwork program
  • Work closely with area employers to create opportunities for trainee internships, job shadowing, and full-time employment
  • Identify and oversee opportunities to generate revenue through new and existing social enterprise efforts, to support workforce programming.
  • Ensure all elements of the program are robust and comprehensive, and develop new solutions to fill gaps in training, curriculum, job experience, personal development, and more, as needed.
  • Ensure assigned program activities and grant requirements are implemented successfully including metrics development, tracking, and reporting.
  • Oversee marketing of the program, including web, social media, and print.
  • Prepare materials for and support completion of monthly reports and budgets as requested
  • Organize, plan, and execute workforce development events as necessary for various assigned projects.
  • Provide input to the CEO and make recommendations for improvements to programs and the department itself.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in human resources, business, education, workforce development, or related field
  • Previous experience, training or knowledge about workforce development, candidate screening and project management
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize, organize, problem solve and exercise good judgment with minimal supervision
  • Skilled at coordinating a variety of projects simultaneously
  • Ability to demonstrate flexibility and creativity
  • Knowledge of resume building, interviewing, networking and social media
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and basic Internet research techniques
  • Great follow-up skills
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work effectively under time pressure and/or deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to work flexible, varying hours, including evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Ability to travel to and manage three sites.

Location
This position will work in Duffield, Tazewell, and Bristol, VA and can be based at any of these locations, with a preference for it being based in Bristol.

Supervision
This position reports to the CEO.

Salary
$45,000 – $48,000 per year

Required travel
25% (Preferred)

Benefits

  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Health Stipend
  • Vision & Dental insurance 
  • Cell phone coverage option 

Hours
Full time
Monday – Friday, 8:30 – 5:00 with occasional weekend or after hours on an as-needed basis

Requirements
Able to lift up to 50 lbs
Able to work in hot sun for extended periods

Herb Hub Associate

Resume and Cover Letter are required. APPLY HERE

Organization Description
Since 1995, Appalachian Sustainable Development (ASD) has been working to further our mission to build a thriving regional food and agriculture system that creates healthy communities, respects the planet, and cultivates profitable opportunities for Appalachians.

ASD’s Agroforestry Program was founded in 2010 with the goal of helping farmers adopt agroforestry practices that support both conservation and commerce. As a founding member of the Appalachian Beginning Forest Farmer Coalition, ASD provides seed-to-sale training to a network of forest farmers across Appalachia. In 2017, ASD established the Appalachian Harvest Herb Hub (AHHH), a shared use facility in Duffield, VA designed to help farmers sustainably grow, process and market forest botanicals in forest farming systems and field grown herbs in alley cropping systems.

Position Description
The AH Herb Hub Associate will work with the Agroforestry Program Director and Procurement Manager to oversee daily operations of AHHH, including producer assistance, quality control, facility operations, and outreach.

Responsibilities
This work will involve the following tasks:

Producer Assistance
– Inspect, receive or reject incoming medicinal herbs, in accordance with facility regulatory compliance of Organic, Forest Grown – Verified (FGV), and Good Agricultural Practice (GAP) standards and buyer specifications for various species.
– Coordinate processing schedules with producers regarding their use of the AHHH facility.
– Train farmers on how to safely and properly use herb processing tools and equipment, including dryers, mills, etc., in accordance with facility regulatory compliance and buyer specifications for various herbs.
– Advise and supervise processing activities of new producers at AHHH, as needed.
– Assist producers with and coordinate their use of space in the appropriate coolers for storage of fresh materials.

Quality Control and Assurance
– Analyze and document moisture content for herbs while in the dryer.
– Pull herbs from the dryer once they meet buyer specifications for shelf stability.
– Package, weigh, and label fresh herbs/roots with appropriate packaging and cold packs.
– Package, weigh, label and properly store herbs once dried.
– Print herb packaging labels and order supplies as inventory runs low.
– Check farmer’s herbs into inventory in Shipper’s Office (SO) once packaged and weighed.
– Print corresponding pallet tags from SO and apply to bags in storage.
– Check herbs out of inventory and assign to corresponding purchase orders (POs) in SO, once enough herbs have been processed and aggregated to meet corresponding PO.
– Create an invoice for the buyer in SO and any associated forms (i.e. Raw Material Clearance Form, Certificates of Origin, etc.). – Email copies to the Procurement Manager for approval. Print approved copies and place them in the packaged box of herbs.
– Record Invoices and any associated forms in the appropriate Buyer file.
– Aggregate and package herbs to match invoice for shipment.
– Schedule herb shipments with the buyer’s preferred courier, and send shipping confirmation details to the Agroforestry Director.
– Communicate issues with herb quality, regulatory compliance, equipment malfunction, and other issues immediately upon inspection with the Agroforestry Director and Procurement Manager.

Operations
– Maintain all AHHH processing and drying areas in a safe and clean condition and in compliance with all Standard Operating
– Procedures (SOPs); sweep, vacuum, mop, clean as necessary.
– Clean and sanitize herb processing tools and equipment and document in logbooks, in accordance with SOPs for facility regulatory compliance.
– Review SOPs on occasion along with the Procurement Manager and update, as needed.
– Inspect and drain dehumidifier water basin in dryer and storage closet, as needed.
– Maintain and coordinate repair of malfunctioning equipment, as needed.
– Ensure that all facility use tasks assigned to producers are carried out and that all policies and SOPs are enforced as specified in the Producer Agreement.
– Inspect processing areas after producer departure and report any violations to the terms outlined in the Producer Agreement to the Procurement Manager immediately.
– Develop purchase orders and requests for proposals for AHHH equipment and construction projects, including securing quotes and advertising as needed.

Producer and Community Outreach
– Communicate with producers regarding site visit scheduling and technical assistance.
– Collect and archive all documents related to site visits and other grower outreach (i.e. liability release forms, meeting and presentation metrics, site visit metrics, etc.).
– Conduct AHHH facility tours and create and present programmatic information to the public making use of multimedia and other presentation platforms (i.e. PowerPoint, Google Slides, etc.).
– Help create and print marketing materials for AHHH outreach to farmers and buyers.
– Aid in planning, facilitating and evaluating online and in person outreach/training events.
– Oversee website edit request form submissions for the AHHH webpage.
– Maintain e-newsletter contact list and support quarterly newsletter development with AHHH updates.
– Create AHHH social media posts using META and Linktree.
– Assist producers by connecting them with additional ASD and other program resources (i.e. planting stock cost share, educational events, FSA organic cost share, etc.).
– Serve as a point person to help partners develop regional satellite facilities that compliment or augment supply for the AHHH.
– Develop tree syrup partnership and assist regional syrup producers by connecting them with resources and opportunities in our service area.
– Furnish relevant sales data reports from SO for business planning and reporting.
– Build relationships with Technical Assistance Providers regarding AHHH services.

Required Qualifications
– High school diploma or equivalent
– Demonstrated ability to develop partnerships and collaborate with diverse groups and teams, including conflict resolution skills
– Acute attention to detail and ability to thoroughly follow procedures
– Dependable, resilient self-starter with an eagerness to learn
– Flexible with ability to quickly adapt to unexpected scenarios and circumstances
– Outstanding organizational, record keeping, and data management and analysis skills
– Superior listening, verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
– Excel in community outreach and engagement with public speaking and facilitation skills
– Proficiency with basic technology (i.e. MS Office Suite, Google Drive, Zoom, Google Meet, META, copiers) and ability to quickly learn more complex software applications
– Driver’s license and personal vehicle

Preferred Qualifications
– Associate’s degree in Food Science, Horticulture, Agriculture, or related field
– Experience overseeing shipping and receiving
– Familiarity with inventory and sales tracking databases
– Proficiency developing quality outreach material using programs like Canva and Constant Contacts
– Leadership skills with proven project management
– Demonstrated ability to plan and facilitate outreach and training events in large groups and/or one-on-one settings
– Experience with forest farming, herb farming, plant identification, herb processing and post-harvest handling
– Experience with certified organic and food safety standards and procedures
– Basic carpentry and plumbing experience
– Forklift operations

Supervision
Reports to the Procurement Manager.

Location
Appalachian Harvest Herb Hub at 280 Boone Trail Rd, Duffield, VA.

Compensation Package
– Health insurance stipend, $50 per pay period (starts at 30 days)
– Cell phone coverage
– Paid time off, up to 72 hrs annually (accrual starts at 90 days)
– 14 paid federal holidays
– Simple IRA with up to 3% match
– Mileage reimbursement for work-related travel, starting from ASD’s office

Working Conditions
Must be flexible working in a fast paced, warehouse environment, with the ability to lift up to 50 pounds and walk/stand for up to 8 hours.

Status
Part-time 30 hours weekly, with some evening or weekend outreach events required.

Salary
Taxable rate of $18 per hour paid in semi-monthly increments.

How to Apply
Submit your resume AND cover letter on Indeed at the link below. Applications that do not include both will not be considered. Herb Hub Associate Jobs, Employment in Duffield, VA | Indeed.com

Hiring Policy
Appalachian Sustainable Development provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Candidates may be required to pass a background check and/or drug test as a condition of employment. While all applications are appreciated, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


Request for Proposals

Fleet Vehicle

FLEET VEHICLE
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

Appalachian Sustainable Development (ASD) is inviting proposals for a new commercial box truck  as detailed below. ASD will make a final selection based on the proposal which best meets the specifications and our needs, price and other factors. We are not limited, unless otherwise noted, to making our selection based only on the lowest-priced proposal. Please review the criteria carefully and include information in your proposal as appropriate. ASD reserves the right to ask for revised proposals from any or all companies submitting proposals if major revisions in the basic specifications become mandatory.

Box Truck Description
ASD is seeking a Medium-Duty Box Truck with refrigeration unit to expand its current fleet for the Appalachian Harvest Food Hub located in Duffield, Virginia. Specification on page 2.

Background – Appalachian Harvest Food Hub
Founded in 2000, Appalachian Harvest is Appalachian Sustainable Development’s rural food hub. Following the federal deregulation of tobacco production, many local farmers found their incomes drastically reduced and wanted alternative crops to capitalize on their experience and existing resources. Our food hub assisted growers by transitioning them from tobacco to produce, allowing them to remain on their family farms.

Our team works shoulder to shoulder with small to medium-scale local farmers, helping them get their goods to market. We provide GAP (Good Agricultural Practices) certification training, assist with organic certifications, and provide them with much-needed, year-round technical support. Our team also secures retail orders from various wholesale markets and provides aggregation and distribution of locally grown produce from Maryland to Georgia.  We have a tremendous opportunity to expand our market delivery with the Department of Education, provided we can purchase another vehicle for delivering food items for the school systems.

The 22-year-old Appalachian Harvest Food Hub, utilizes efficient aggregation and distribution systems to access large urban grocery store distribution centers that pay a premium for locally and regionally sourced produce (i.e. $3MM annual sales). To reduce long-term impacts on small and medium farmers due to the unsettled and ever changing food safety requirements from large wholesale buyers ASD is seeking the addition of a Medium-Duty Box Truck with refrigeration unit to accommodate more rural communities in Southwest Virginia.

Medium-Duty Box Truck Specification

DescriptionRequirements
1Horse Power200 HP – 300 HP
2FuelDiesel
3Fuel Tank Capacity50 – 70 gallons
4TransmissionAutomatic
5FrameSteel
6Engine BrakeEngine brake or exhaust brake
7SuspensionAir Ride
8A/CYes
9Power SteeringYes
10Axles2
11Tires10-14 Ply
12WheelsAluminum
13BoxCargo Tie Rails
14Side DoorStandard Door
15DoorRear Roll Up Door
16CapacityUp to 25,999 lbs GVW
17Payload12-14’ Box / 6 Pallet
18Spare TireYes
19CabBench Seat, AM/FM Radio, AUX or USB input
20Dock AccessibleYes
21RampYes
22Refrigeration UnitYes / -10F & Electric Hook Up
23WarrantyMinimum of 3 Years or Mileage
24MiscellaneousAPU / Auxiliary Power Unit

Budget
The budget for this project is $50,000 -$80,000. As a funding requirement, we will be purchasing through an open and free competitive negotiation process. It is our intention to fully consider and evaluate each proposal submitted.

Evaluation Criteria and Relative Importance
Value System 1 to 4: 1 = Most important
(No more than three criteria shall be rated 1; two or more criteria must be rated 2 or 3)

  1. On-time completion dates:     2
  2. Price of unit offered:  1
  3. Location of Dealer in relation to communities ASD services:           4
  4. Consumer Report Reviews on specific vehicle:         2
  5. Lead time on for Delivery:     3
  6. Location of  nearest factory authorized service:         2
  7. Warranty Plan offered:           2


Please review the criteria carefully and include the below information in your proposal, as appropriate. All proposals should also include:

  • the phone number and email address of the primary contact person
  • itemized price quote with specifications for the unit on which your proposal is based on with any proposed options/alternatives properly identified and priced.
  • lead time for delivery once vehicle is purchased

Opportunity for this bid will be shared with a minimum of 3 automotive dealers on July 1, 2022 and ASD will accept bids until July 7, 2022 @  5:00 PM. A bidder will be selected and announcements made to all bidders by no later than July 14, 2022 at 5:00 PM. If more time is needed, alternative completion dates can be offered for negotiation. A mutual non-disclosure agreement will be required.


Thank you for your consideration, and we look forward to hearing from you. If you should have further questions, the contact person for this RFP is:

Brittany Woodby / Regional Sales & Marketing Manager
Appalachian Harvest/Appalachian Sustainable Development
Office: 276.431.3385
Cell: 276.608-0995
Fax: 276-431-3485
Email: bwoodby@asdevelop.org  gbishop@asdevelop.org


Proposals can be submitted electronically via email: to Brittany Woodby and Gina Bishop; mail in hard copy form to Appalachian Harvest, Attention: Brittany Woodby  P.O. Box 475,  Duffield, VA 24244, or submitted in hard copy form in person at 280 Boone Trail Road, Duffield, VA 24244.


Groundwork Positions

Kitchen Supervisor/Groundwork Mentor – Abingdon or Duffield, VA

Appalachian Sustainable Development’s Groundwork workforce development program provides paid, on-the-job training combined with wraparound services that support personal and career growth. The program provides opportunities for job shadowing and internships, plus advanced education through college coursework or certifications, as well as training on essential skills, financial literacy, career development, and more.

Job Summary
Under management of the Groundwork manager, the Kitchen Supervisor will manage and coordinate all food operations, food preparation, and food service for the Groundwork food services pathway and its associated Social Enterprise located in Abingdon or Duffield, VA. The Kitchen Supervisor will provide independent leadership in the areas of food preparation and staff supervision, quality control, food safety and cleanliness, sustainability, food and supply ordering and requisitions and recordkeeping.

Duties and Responsibilities
Day-to-day work responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Train and evaluate the performance of Groundwork trainees working in one or more phases of a food service operation
  • Assign, coordinate, and maintain workflow based on food production orders from customers
  • Develop, train, and implement standards based on the following: 
    1. Sanitation standards for equipment and workspace in accordance with federal and state regulations
  • Requisition food and supplies 
  • Ensure food quality
  • Research, develop, and prepare menu items
  • Develop menu items and research best packaging options for delivery
  • Apply sustainability best practices to food operations (for example, composting food waste, using recyclable/recycled packaging materials) where possible
  • Work with Social Enterprise Manager to develop business and implement profitable business model and practices 

Minimum Qualifications
Experience leading and managing a commercial kitchen. SERVSafe Manager’s certification is preferred.

Knowledge and Skills
Knowledge of:

  • Supervisory principles
  • Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, regulations, codes, and/or statutes related to food service operations
  • Food service operations and practices including food trucks
  • Cash handling principles and practices
  • Inventory management principles and practices
  • Commercial food service equipment
  • Menu planning and development principles
  • Customer service principles
  • Vendor management principles
  • Basic budgeting principles
  • Basic financial accounting principles
  • Safety procedures
  • Entrepreneurial principles and practices

Demonstrated Skill in:

  • Supervising subordinate staff
  • Interpreting and applying applicable laws, rules, and regulations
  • Monitoring and maintaining inventory
  • Developing and planning menus
  • Maintaining food service equipment
  • Resolving conflict
  • Developing, recommending, implementing, and monitoring policies, procedures, and workflow

A typical day in this position might include the following:

  • Meet with trainees to prepare for the day’s activities, check in on attitudes, and set expectations
  • Prepare the week’s to-do list and provide needed training
  • Meet with Groundwork Program Manager to report on trainee progress or concerns
  • Research and order supplies
  • Schedule products for delivery
  • Attend a meeting with other ASD employees to brainstorm new lines of business and program crossover opportunities

Supervision
This position reports to the Workforce Development Program Manager but is also expected to work closely with other ASD employees, and with limited daily supervision. This position will oversee the activities of a cohort of 4-6 trainees.

Location
Abingdon or Duffield, Virginia, with occasional travel to Bristol or Tazewell, Virginia

Salary
$36,000 – $40,000 depending on experience

Hours
Full time
Monday – Friday, 8:30 – 5:00 with occasional weekend or after hours on an as-needed basis

Requirements
Able to lift up to 50 pounds
Ability to set an example of healthy work behaviors
Ability to stand/be on feet for extended periods of time

Garden and Greenhouse Associate – Abingdon (Applications closed)

Appalachian Sustainable Development’s Groundwork workforce development program provides paid, on-the-job training combined with wraparound services that support personal and career growth. The program provides opportunities for job shadowing and internships, plus advanced education through college coursework or certifications, as well as training on essential skills, financial literacy, career development, and more. 

Duties and Responsibilities
Day-to-day work responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintenance of a community garden and/or for-profit greenhouse (mowing, infrastructure repair, clean-up/organization)
  • Using machinery and power tools (weed eater, mower, saws, drills)
  • Taking soil samples
  • Crop planning
  • Greenhouse/garden work (seed sowing, watering, transplanting, weeding)
  • Spraying organic/natural pesticides as needed
  • Building a composting and vermicomposting system (with assistance)
  • Learning and implementing irrigation systems, including drip tape & sprinkler
  • Building a rainwater collection system
  • Harvesting 
  • Working in the garden/greenhouse social enterprise, which may include:
    • Business planning and management, including developing a brand and customer base
    • Direct marketing and sales
    • Packing orders and shipping (if applicable)
    • Loading produce and delivering
    • Participating in some evening and weekend markets
    • Driving to and from different work sites

Certifications and Trainings
As part of this program, employees may participate in the following trainings and/or earn the following certifications:

TrainingsCertifications
Effective CommunicationsGAP Training (Certification)
Diversity/Equity/InclusionPesticide Application (Certification)
Resume Building and Career PlanningFood Safety
Goal SettingFirst Aid
Financial Literacy

Please note:
This is a 30-36-hour work week, that is generally M-F from 8:30 – 3:30. Please note, however, that those days and times will change depending on the season. As worksites and schedules may vary day-to-day, flexibility and patience are much appreciated. Reliable personal transportation is also preferred but not required. Applicants must be able to work outside in all weather conditions and must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

All associates must wear closed-toe shoes or boots in the garden.

The total cost of the Groundwork workforce development program is $1,028,751. $853,456 (83%) of this program is funded through the U.S. Department of Labor–Employment and Training Administration grant. $175,295 (17%) of this program is funded through an Appalachian Regional Commission—Sprouting Farms grant. The program receives $0 (0%) in non-federal funding. The Groundwork workforce development program is fully funded (100%) by federal grants.

Digital Media Associate

Appalachian Sustainable Development’s Groundwork workforce development program provides paid, on-the-job training combined with wraparound services that support personal and career growth. The program provides opportunities for job shadowing and internships, plus advanced education through college coursework or certifications, as well as training on essential skills, financial literacy, career development, and more. 

Duties and Responsibilities

Day-to-day work responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Create video projects, which will include storyboarding, shooting, editing, reviewing, and distributing completed videos.
  • Set up and operate various production equipment which may include cameras, audio, lighting, and video recorders.
  • Brainstorm marketing campaigns, 
  • Collaborate with teammates and clients to develop video strategy and determine content opportunities, and execution on video pieces.
  • Use various technologies and tools, which may include digital cameras, drones, graphic arts programs, and more, to capture and create content for marketing outlets
  • Create marketing materials to support clients. This may include websites, social media, print materials, and more.   

Certifications and Trainings

As part of this program, employees may participate in the following trainings and/or earn the following certifications:

TrainingsSkill Trainings
Effective CommunicationsAdobe Premiere Pro
Diversity/Equity/InclusionAdobe Photoshop
Resume Building and Career PlanningCanva
Goal SettingAdobe InDesign 
Financial Literacy

No previous skills are necessary – we will teach you everything you need to know! However, creativity, a great attitude, and comfort with technology are desired. 

Frequent travel to different local filming sites is required.  

The total cost of the Groundwork workforce development program is $1,028,751. $853,456 (83%) of this program is funded through a U.S. Department of Labor–Employment and Training Administration grant. $175,295 (17%) of this program is funded through an Appalachian Regional Commission—Sprouting Farms grant. The program receives $0 (0%) in non-federal funding. The Groundwork workforce development program is fully funded (100%) by federal grants.

Food Production associate (Applications Closed)

Appalachian Sustainable Development’s Groundwork workforce development program provides paid, on-the-job training combined with wraparound services that support personal and career growth. The program provides opportunities for job shadowing and internships, plus advanced education through college coursework or certifications, as well as training on essential skills, financial literacy, career development, and more. 

Duties and Responsibilities

Day-to-day work responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing and processing food orders 
  • Maintaining cleanliness of all dishes, work stations, cooking equipment, and food storage areas in accordance with Federal and State food safety regulations.
  • Assisting supervisor in researching and developing new menu items
  • Sweeping and mopping floors, as required.
  • Unloading deliveries
  • Carrying deliveries of 50 or more pounds (on occasion)
  • Storing ingredients according to prescribed food safety regulations
  • Assisting with the monitoring of inventory
  • Reporting all damaged or faulty equipment to the kitchen manager
  • Recycling appropriate materials 
  • Assisting with business planning and development, as possible .
  • Some site visits 

Certifications and Trainings

As part of this program, employees will participate in the following trainings and/or earn the following certifications:

TrainingsCertifications
Effective CommunicationsFood Safety
Diversity/Equity/InclusionServSafe 
Resume Building and Career PlanningCPR/First Aid
Goal SettingOSHA Safety
Financial Literacy

The total cost of the Groundwork workforce development program is $1,028,751. $853,456 (83%) of this program is funded through a U.S. Department of Labor–Employment and Training Administration grant. $175,295 (17%) of this program is funded through an Appalachian Regional Commission—Sprouting Farms grant. The program receives $0 (0%) in non-federal funding. The Groundwork workforce development program is fully funded (100%) by federal grants.


Appalachian Harvest Positions

Truck Driver – Appalachian Harvest

We need more Appalachian Harvest Drivers 

ASD’s Appalachian Harvest Food Hub in Duffield, VA provides support, training, aggregation and distribution support to markets for regional farmers.  Since 2000, farmers have sold more than $16 million dollars of fruits and vegetables to wholesale retailers. 

All drivers must have:

  • 2 years over the road experience
  • Hold a Class A CDL
  • Ability to pass required drug screen
  • A good driving record

Contact Gina Bishop for more details:
Phone: (276)431-3385
Email: gbishop@asdevelop.org

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