The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has a job opening for Truck Driver (local routes).
We offer competitive benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, and Hearing Insurance plans; Group Life Insurance; Retirement Benefits; Education Assistance; and Paid Vacation Days.
Responsible for being knowledgeable of the geographical area assigned and operates the vehicle within state/federal statutes and/or guidelines. Read and speak the English language sufficiently to converse with the general public. Acquires pick-up tickets and completes route in the most efficient manner. Load donations on the truck in the most organized manner to allow as many pickups as possible on each truck load and to minimize damage/breakage. Clean and secure the vehicle and equipment; conduct daily inspections of the vehicle’s oil, water, tires, and other items of the vehicle to maintain good operating condition.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of assigned geographical area. Ability to organize pick-up tickets and to schedule route in a manner that saves time and fuel. Ability to work effectively and efficiently with a variety of personalities. Ability to read, write and effectively communicate in the English language.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED preferred but not required and one year of experience driving a heavy-duty truck or large van or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Licenses and Certifications
Valid State Driver’s License
Valid DOT Medical Card
Valid Commercial Driver’s License, desired but not required.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read and follow a map and/or hand-written directions. Ability to read and speak the English language sufficiently to converse with the general public to respond to official inquiries and to make entries on reports and records. Ability to successfully work with a variety of personalities and people in a positive manner. Ability to drive a heavy-duty truck. Ability to follow DOT regulations and safety standards.
Moderate amount of strenuous physical effort required associated with sitting, walking, standing, lifting, bending, reaching, twisting, pushing, pulling, and carrying heavy objects (generally over 100 lbs.) 25-50% of work time.
Work requires driving a vehicle 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.
To apply, please select the “Apply Now” icon at the bottom of this posting.
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 ARC-NON-EXEMPT
- Job Function Store
- Pay Type Hourly
- St. Petersburg, FL 6015 66TH STREET NORTH 33709, 6015 66TH STREET NORTH, St Petersburg, Florida, United States of America