The Salvation Army - Central Territory

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Truck Driver - Des Moines IA

Truck Driver - Des Moines IA

Job ID 
2017-4436
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-IA-Des Moines
Category 
Transportation
Type 
Regular Full-Time

More information about this job

Overview

MISSION STATEMENT 

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.  Its message is based on the Bible.  Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.  Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

SUMMARY/PRIMARY PURPOSE:  Drive box truck to pick up donations and food bank orders and distribute to Des Moines corps.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

1.Drive box truck to pick up donations from area stores

2.Load and unload donated items

3.Maintain truck in drivable condition

4.Pick up casseroles from area churches/businesses as needed

5.Help keep garage in presentable condition

6.Pick up food from Food Bank/DMARC as needed

7.Pick up diapers/formula from Walmart as needed

8.Represent The Salvation Army in a positive light

9.Other duties as assigned

MARGINAL DUTIES:  Other similar and related duties may be assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This job has no supervisory responsibilities

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High School diploma or GED

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

COMPUTER/PROGRAM SKILLS: Basic computer skills helpful. Ability to access payroll, timekeeping and personal data via a web-based system.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:  Must pass all applicable background checks.  English proficiency sufficient for communication with supervisors, co-workers, clients and customers.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to stand and/or walk for much of the time. Must be able to use hands to finger, handle and feel and to reach with hands and arms. May be required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds repetitively.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work environment may be loud as a majority of the time will be spent driving the box truck. Work environment may involve working near moving mechanical parts (mostly the box truck). Work environment does include working in outdoor weather conditions in all seasons.

NOTICE:  As The Salvation Army is considered a religious organization it is exempt from Unemployment Insurance and Cobra.