Transportation ASSISTANT

Humboldt County | Full-Time


Humboldt Farms is California's leading and trusted source for quality cannabis. We are committed to nurturing the body and soul and inspiring the mind by providing the world's best sun-grown flowers and highest quality Cannabis products from the wild and beautiful, Humboldt County, California.

At Humboldt Farms, we believe in the principle of CHOOSING KINDLY — for ourselves, our communities and our shared Earth. We aim to restore the health of the planet, to deepen the connection between us and the natural world, to cultivate meaningful relationships and to expand the human experience.

As Transportation Assistant, you will work under the general supervision of the Transportation Director and in tandem with the Inventory team, but must also be able to work independently. You will be responsible for maintenance of company vehicles, as well as dispatch while drivers are on the road. You must be able to communicate well in person/teams, over the phone and via email. Computer literacy is required to create proper documents and spreadsheets, confidently maneuver the company’s inventory tracking software (Distru), and ensure all appropriate paperwork has been collected, submitted, and filed.

Based in Humboldt County, CA

Competitive Hourly Wage + Medical Benefits + PTO

Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintenance of all company vehicles, including regular inspections, cleaning, repairs and preparation of maintenance schedules

  • Gather information from Accounts Receivable and the Inventory team, as well as the route prepared by the Transportation Director to create the drive schedule every week

  • Set up delivery appointments with dispensaries in advance of truck departure

  • Send out emails to clients regarding their delivery times

  • Create and print shipping manifests in Distru that reflect all appropriate delivery, shipper, and receiver information

  • Dispatch and coordination of company vehicles and drivers — on-call at all times when vehicles are on the road

  • Receive driver notes and delivery paperwork after orders have been completed and update necessary spreadsheets weekly

  • Collect and communicate driver payroll hours to Finance team with approval from Transportation Director

  • Work with Inventory Team to load vehicles with the appropriate orders before departure

  • Maintain proper records, including driver notes, driver expenses, record of cash received, etc.

  • Stay up-to-date on compliance requirements and all appropriate state and federal department regulations

What You'll Need

  • Experience with and/or advanced study of logistics, fleet management, product distribution, etc. (high school diploma or GED required)

  • Strong written and oral communication skills both internally and with external customers

  • Ability and desire to be part of a team

  • Keen attention to detail

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality while handling sensitive data and information

  • Quick-thinking, strategic, solution-oriented mindset

  • Ability to multitask, meet tight deadlines and still ensure accuracy

  • Ability to lift packages up to 50lbs

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and general computer literacy

Humboldt Farms 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.