Operations Associate - Sioux Falls, SD

Eligible for $1,500 Hiring Bonus!

Job Summary:

The Operations Associate supports the organization’s program services, including duties associated with  food bank programs and general warehouse duties.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Welcomes, trains, and supervises individual and volunteer groups

  • Assists with incoming loads, locating product, and preparing for distributions

  • Picks orders and assists with inventory management

  • Assists with ongoing AIB (food safety) duties

  • Completes all required training and cross training as applicable

  • Assists with mobile food pantry distributions on a rotating schedule

  • Assists with various distribution center duties to include but not limited to general cleaning and organizing of distribution center, lawn care, trash and recycling, vehicle preventative maintenance including washing and cleaning

  • Maintains proper licensing and training as applicable

  • Other duties as assigned

Physical Requirements:

Heavy Work: Heavy work involves lifting approximately 100 pounds at a time with frequent lifting or carrying of objects weighing 50 pounds. If someone can do heavy work, it is also determined that they can also do sedentary, light, and medium work.


  • Two years of relevant experience in customer service, inventory and data management is preferred.
  • High School diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Must be proficient in MS Office computer programs.
  • Some weekend and evening work may be required.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a clean and safe driving record.


  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • 3 weeks PTO
  • Medical, Dental, Aflac (some plans free or little cost to employee)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employer paid Life Insurance & Long Term Disability Plan
  • 401(k), 401(k) matching (vested immediately)