Portobel, a rapidly-growing startup that is transforming the way that quality, fresh, locally-sourced foods are delivered to customers, has an immediate need for part-time and full-time Delivery Operations Assistants to join our Operations team based in Palo Alto.


As a Delivery Operations Assistant, your responsibilities will include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Fleet Management ~ You will manage all aspects of managing our fleet of refrigerated cargo vans, including cleaning, refueling, scheduling maintenance and repairs, safety inspections, vendor relations, etc..
  • Inventory Control ~ You will oversee all aspects of tracking, routing, and loading of inventory.
  • Dispatch and Driver Support ~ You will assist our Dispatch team with monitoring routes and deliveries, communications with drivers, and providing drivers with immediate assistance in the event that a vehicle breaks down.
  • Rescue Driving ~ You will be a back-up driver in the event that a driver is unable to fulfill their scheduled route(s).

About You:

The successful candidate for this role will possess the following skills/attributes:

  • You have integrity, a strong work ethic, and have a positive “can-do” attitude
  • You have excellent time-management skills and can prioritize, multitask, and problem solve
  • You learn quickly, and can adapt and grow within an organization
  • You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Your friends would describe you as someone who is responsible, conscientious, and willing to help - a true team player
  • Ideally, you have worked in Operations for 1+ years of experience in Operations/Logistics

Job Requirements:

  • Good communication skills
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Must be able to pass background check
  • Full-time flexibility is a plus


  • $21 - $24 per hour, depending on experience

We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation plan with full benefits package (Health, Dental, Vision, 401(K), PTO) available to full-time employees
  • We’ll work with your schedule to find the best working hours
  • Growth and advancement for motivated and hard-working individuals seeking long-term career opportunities

Who We Are:

Portobel delivers fresh, local foods to customers throughout the Bay Area. We are growing rapidly and expanding our team, with many opportunities to advance within the company. We have an unparalleled focus on quality, service, and communication.

We pick up daily batches of orders from local sources and deliver them fresh on the same day, directly to customers throughout the Bay Area. Our delivery network features both refrigerated cargo vans and drivers who use their own vehicles to cover shorter routes.