Truck Driver_Thrift Store Dept-401
The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has a job opening for a Truck Driver for the Winter Haven, FL Family Thrift Store located in Winter Haven, Florida.
Drives Salvation Army truck along scheduled route to pick-up donations and/or deliver merchandise to customers; operates the truck in compliance with established Salvation Army standards and state driving regulations; lifts, carries, loads and unloads variety of donations including furniture, appliances, clothing, etc.; ensures the safety, security, and accountability of the vehicle and donations at all times; assists in performing work in the thrift store and warehouse.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of the assigned geographical area.
Knowledge of DOT regulations.
Ability to organize pick-up tickets and to schedule route in a manner that saves time and gasoline consumption.
Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with co-workers.
Ability to maintain driving ability, DOT certifications, and Salvation Army insurance qualifications.
MENTAL AND PHYSICAL ABILITIES:
Ability to meet attendance requirements.
Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.
Ability to read and follow a map and/or hand-written directions.
Ability to perform strenuous, heavy work involving the lifting and carrying of heavy objects up to 50 lbs regularly and greater than 50 lbs occasionally.
Ability to perform continuous walking, stooping, standing, and some climbing.
Ability to drive a heavy-duty truck.
Education and Experience
High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred but not required,
one year experience driving a heavy-duty truck or large van,
any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Licenses & Certifications
Valid State Driver's License with CDL endorsement, if required.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
Work requires driving a vehicle daily with exposure to the outdoors where there are physical discomforts associated with changes in weather such as rain, cold, snow, heat or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.
All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
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Application submittal period: July 23, 2021 through August 14, 2021.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
When an application is selected for review, typically, only applicants who indicate the relevant education and experience requirements, as indicated in the job description for the position, may be considered for job openings. Please FULLY complete the application, answer questions completely, honestly and to the best of your ability. Please also upload a copy of your resume (when available). Those applicants requiring accommodation to the application and/or interview process should contact a representative of the Human Resources Department at the applicable location.
We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with The Salvation Army!
- Job Family FL-NON-EXEMPT
- Job Function Store
- Pay Type Hourly
- Hiring Rate $11.00
- Winter Haven, FL, USA