Driver - Class C

Job Locations US-NY-Inwood
Regular Full-Time


We recruit the best talent and invest in their ongoing development, through training and mentoring. We provide opportunities to work across our national network. dnata catering U.S. is looking for a Driver to join our JFK team supporting the JFK airport. 


Key Responsibilities as a Driver for dnata Catering, your primary responsibility is to safely transport perishable and non-perishable food items to our various airline customers. You will play a crucial role in ensuring the on-time delivery of quality meals to airlines, crew members, and passengers. This position requires excellent driving skills of a Refrigerated Box Truck, attention to detail, and a commitment to maintaining food safety standards.


dnata is one of the world’s largest air services providers. Established in 1959, the company ensures the aviation industry operates smoothly and efficiently in 127 airports. Offering ground handling, cargo, travel, and flight catering services in 35 countries across six continents, dnata is a trusted partner for over 300 airline customers around the world. Each day, the company handles over 1,900 flights, moves over 8,500 tons of cargo, books over 16,000 hotel stays, and uplifts over 320,000 meals.

You Will


  • Load & unload trucks to cater to aircraft.
  • Communicate effectively with team members.
  • Communicate with the flight crew, maintain good relations with the customer.
  • Work in a safe manner to prevent accidents to self and coworkers.
  • Cater to the airlines professionally.
  • Ensure flights are catered correctly and on time.
  • Comply with all HACCP/GMP and sanitation for proper food handling policies and procedures.
  • Comply with Ramp Safety policies and procedures, safety vests must be worn while out on the field.
  • Other duties designated by the supervisor or manager. 



The salary for this position is $22.00 hourly with weekly pay, which represents base pay only and does not include short-term or long-term incentive compensation. When determining base pay, as part of a final compensation package, we consider several factors such as location, experience, qualifications, and training.

You Have

EDUCATION: Minimum of a High School Diploma 




  • Experience working in a Warehouse/Airline catering
  • CDL Class C driver’s License. 
  • The ability to meet requirements necessary to obtain a PANYNJ (Port Authority), Port ID (per TSA regulations and more specifically, 49 CFR §1542.209)
  • Must have excellent attention to detail.
  • Must be able to multi-task.
  • Must be able to read and write in English.
  • Reliable - excellent attendance & punctuality
  • Schedule flexibility is a must, ability to work 1st or 2nd shifts.
  • Ability to lift and push heavy objects, racks, etc.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Work safely to prevent accidents to self and coworkers.
  • Must be able to read and write in English.


Intellectual/Social demands: 

While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is continuously asked to multi-task under time limits.  Position requires constant attention to precise details and accuracy of specified standards including following simple to complex (more than 3 steps) instructions, and concentration which frequently extends beyond 30 minutes at a time. This position also requires constant attendance and punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time. Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan. Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.  


Physical demands: 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 30 pounds. Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Use equipment and materials properly. 


Work environment: 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to extreme cold/heat (weather), heights and loud noise (earplugs must be worn while on the Ramp)

Diversity Matters

We believe that diversity and inclusion are fundamental to creating a strong workplace and community. At dnata, we’re proud that our workforce is as diverse as the customers we serve. And we’re committed to nurturing your talent with mentoring, volunteer, and professional development opportunities. We welcome everyone. Our employee resource groups are one of the many ways we champion diversity and inclusion at dnata.


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