Truck Driver

St. Petersburg, FL 5885 66TH ST 33709, 5885 66TH ST, St Petersburg, Florida, United States of America Req #29469
Tuesday, February 20, 2024


The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has a job opening for Truck Driver (local routes only).


We offer competitive benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, and Hearing Insurance plans; Group Life Insurance; Retirement Benefits; Education Assistance; and Paid Vacation Days.


Job Summary

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.


Additional Information

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

Click on link below to apply or you may apply in person. 

Other details

  • Job Family ARC-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Store
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $16.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $16.00
Location on Google Maps
  • St. Petersburg, FL 5885 66TH ST 33709, 5885 66TH ST, St Petersburg, Florida, United States of America