Job: Cycle, Deliver + Cater Food in Downtown Portland – Portland Pedal Power

Job Title *
Cycle, Deliver + Cater Food in Downtown Portland

Company/Organization *
Portland Pedal Power

Job Description *
Do you want to get paid to:
ride a longtail bicycle through downtown Portland?
deliver & serve delicious food from awesome local restaurants?
provide high quality service to cool local companies?
work with a team of good, kind people?
How about all those things?

We do good work: At Portland Pedal Power, we are small business with a lot of integrity. We work with businesses across Portland to deliver and cater the tastiest food made at local Portland restaurants and food carts. We pick up and deliver by bicycle and, impressively, it usually takes our riders less time to get food from door to door than any car delivery service. In short, our unique model combines sustainable, bicycle-based delivery with unmatched customer and food service.

In preparation for the business growth we anticipate, we want to recruit positive people who have the kind of integrity as individuals that we strive to have as a company.

Availability: Employee must be available on regular pre-determined day and time, weekdays. Our morning shift is between 6:30-9:30am and our lunch shift is between 10:30am-2:00pm.

Duties – As a PPP Brand Ambassador/Rider, you will:
Pick up and deliver prepared meals from restaurants to corporate offices via a Portland Pedal Power fleet bicycle
Professionally cater meals at corporate offices
Engage in marketing activities are consistent with our values and brand. This includes (but is not limited to): promotional item distribution, impromptu interactions with the public concerning PPP services, representing company at events, passing potential customer contact information to PPP sales team
Handle delivery related receipt and money transactions.
Protect organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities provided by the company and externally; reading relevant material; maintaining personal and company networks

Required Qualifications – We want to to bring these skills:
Food service and/or catering experience
Strong bicycle rider with experience operating in urban setting, focused on safety
Friendly and outgoing personality.
Computer and communication device usage and proficiency
Lift up to 60 pounds
Background check and drug test required

Preferred Experience:
Catering background.
OLCC permit
Strong bicycle rider (cargo bike experience) with experience operating in urban setting.

Needed Tools: Smart phone with data, email and text capabilities

We believe a diverse, inclusive team makes us a stronger and better company. We’re committed to hiring people of all races, ethnicities, ages, sex, genders, sexual orientation or gender identities, marital status, and religions. Women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and members of other minority or marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

This is a position in Portland, Oregon. Pay is hourly + tips which equates to a $17.50-$20.00 hourly compensation.

How to Apply *
To apply, please send us your resume and 2-3 sentences in the body of your email describing why you think you’d be the perfect fit to

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