Truck Helper_NE-FL_401-Thrift Store Department

Vero Beach, FL, USA Req #25754
Wednesday, February 28, 2024

THE SALVATION ARMY


JOB DESCRIPTION


JOB CODE:8530 3NE


DATE:


JOB TITLE:TRUCK HELPER


INCUMBENT:


REPORTS TO:


DEPARTMENT:THRIFT STORE


LOCATION:


FLSA STATUS:NON-EXEMPT


JOB SUMMARY:


Assists in picking-up donations by riding in a Salvation Army truck and lifting, carrying, and/or hauling donations into the truck and unloading the same at the warehouse/store; assists in navigating for the Truck Driver; ensures the accountability, security, and safety of the donations when in route; assists in maintaining the vehicle in proper working order and in compliance with established standards.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:This position description should not be interpreted as all inclusive.It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this position.The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this position description.


Rides in a Salvation Army truck on a scheduled route in order to pick-up donated items; assists in navigating driver to destinations by reading a map and/or hand-written directions.


Inspects donated items briefly to ensure they can be used according to established policies and procedures; explains policy to customers regarding the types of items that can be accepted.


Lifts, carries, and/or hauls donations into truck; packs items in truck in a manner that maximizes use of space, protects items from damage, and ensures safety.


Prepares donation receipts for customers; ensures the accuracy and completeness of the same.


 


Maintains good relationship with donors to promote a favorable image of The Salvation Army.


Unloads donations from truck upon arrival at warehouse; distributes items to appropriate locations in the warehouse.


Loads truck of items to be taken to the dump.


Delivers appliances and furniture purchased by customers.


Performs routine maintenance of the truck; checks fluid levels on a regular basis; coordinates and may participate in repair work as needed.


OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:


Assumes the responsibilities of the Truck Driver as required by the field location.


Assists in performing work in the warehouse as needed.


Assists in maintaining the neatness and cleanliness of the warehouse and loading dock area.


Performs other related work as required.


MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT USED:


Salvation Army Vehicle may be requiredHand-Trucks


 


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:


No formal education required,


and


six months experience lifting and hauling heavy items such as appliances and furniture,


or


any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.


LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:


Valid State Driver's License may be required.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:


Knowledge of the assigned geographic area.


Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with co-workers.


Ability to work effectively with customers.


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.


Ability to perform continuous walking, stooping, standing, and some climbing.


WORKING CONDITIONS:


Work requires riding in 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.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:


The purpose of a job description is to outline the essential functions unique to a particular job within a specific department.Job descriptions are used to recruit, train, and evaluate employees.


 


Your signature below indicates that you have read and understand the job description and agree to perform the duties as assigned.


 



 



 


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We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with The Salvation Army!

Other details

  • Job Family FL-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Store
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $12.21
  • Max Hiring Rate $12.21
  • Job Start Date Wednesday, March 13, 2024
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  • Vero Beach, FL, USA