The Salvation Army - Central Territory

  • Drivers Needed - Grand Rapids #912

    Job Locations US-MI-Grand Rapids
    Job ID
    2018-8246
    # of Openings
    3
    Category
    Transportation
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    TSA Drivers will be responsible for driving truck to pick-up and transport gently used donations, loading and unloading of trucks, instructing and supervising of driver’s helper.

     

    Benefits include– After working for 90 days Blue Cross Blue Shield (Medical, Dental, Vision) and Met Life (Life Insurance); Vacation, Holiday and Sick pay; After working 1 year Prudential Pension

     

    Responsibilities

    • Plans daily routing based on pick-ups assigned.
    • Insure that all calls are made as scheduled and that care is taken to insure the security and safe handling of goods and materials.
    • Instructs and supervises helper, keeping in mind that helper is in a rehabilitation program and good personal and work habits are taught by example as well as instruction.
    • Responsible for developing of assigned route, including bagging on both sides and across the street of each pick-up.
    • . Responsible for the safety and security of the truck and equipment (including securing of hand truck at end of day). Daily inspections of air, water, oil, etc. to maintain equipment in good operating equipment.
    • Responsible to promptly report to immediate supervisor all accidents involving truck, personal injury or property damage.
    • Act as personal representative of The Salvation Army and insure that all customers are treated courteously. Immediately report any problem in pick-ups to immediate supervisor through the dispatcher.
    • Responsible for behavior of truck helpers.
    • Wear provided back guard when doing any substantial lifting or moving.
    • Personally maintain a neat appearance, including clean clothing, clean shaven, neatly trimmed hair, shirttail tucked in and appropriate head gear.
    • Responsible for loading and unloading of truck and to help with other trucks as requested.
    • Support the mission statement of The Salvation Army

     

    OTHER DUTIES: Other duties as assigned by supervisor or administrator.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervises beneficiaries assigned as part of work therapy.

    Qualifications

      • Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment while keeping a positive attitude
      • valid driver’s license
      • clear MVR (Motor Vehicle Registry)
      • valid DOT medical health card
      • successful completion of The Salvation Army Road Test

       Physical requirements of the position include standing, kneeling, crouching, stooping and lifting/pushing 50 – 100 lbs.

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