Warehouse Supervisor - Thrift Store

5511 Williamson Rd, Roanoke, VA 24012, USA Req #22486
Tuesday, September 20, 2022

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has a job opening for a (Warehouse Supervisor)(Roanoke).

Position Summary

Under the general supervision of the Thrift Store Manager, the Warehouse supervisor is responsible for the receipt, storage and distribution of donations given to The Salvation Army. In conjunction with the Thrift Store Manager, the incumbent will coordinate pick up of donations; assist with unloading and sorting donations; moving donations into the thrift stores and assisting with set. He/she will provide supervisory and technical skills to sorting room workers in direct the operation of a warehouse facility. He/she may also act in the capacity of a Truck Driver and Helper as needed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of warehouse operations

Knowledge of inventory control techniques, as well as logistics knowledge

Knowledge of general office practices and procedures

Knowledge of basic math

Skill in organizing and prioritizing tasks

Skill in paying attention to detail, particularly in the manipulation and recording of numbers

Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing

Ability to compile and summarize information

Ability to lead by example and delegate tasks to others

Ability to handle several tasks at the same time and work well under pressure

Ability to work in an organized manner with minimal supervision

Ability to manage multiple, competing deadlines

Employees in this position must meet all DOT requirements for vehicles associated with this position at all times

Education and Experience

High school diploma or G.E.D. and three years experience in receiving, storing, issuing and accounting for donations in a store or warehouse including one year in a supervisory capacity


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

Licenses and Certifications


Physical Requirements

Ability to lifts scales, hand trucks, forklifts and dollies

Ability to meet attendance requirements

Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language

Ability to perform routine mathematical calculations

Duties are usually performed seated. Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking

Ability to occasionally lift boxes of donations

Working Conditions

The working environment is a warehouse without air condition and with a cement floor where a majority of the day is spent. Temperatures vary from approximately 30 degrees in the winter to 100 degrees in the summer. There is an air-conditioned room in the warehouse for the storage of equipment and office space. Position involves going in and out of the air-conditioned space into the warehouse throughout the day.

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.

*Application Submittal Period: (09/20/2022 – 10/20/2022)

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!

Other details

  • Job Family PMC-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Property
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • 5511 Williamson Rd, Roanoke, VA 24012, USA