Truck Helper

Burlington, NC 3720 S. CHURCH STREET 27215, 3720 S. CHURCH STREET, BURLINGTON, North Carolina, United States of America Req #19488
Wednesday, November 23, 2022

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized, non-profit, faith-based organization, has a job opening for a Truck Driver Helper for The Salvation Army Family Thrift Store in Burlington, NC.

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; 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; assists in performing work in the thrift/family store and warehouse. When needed: Sorting responsibilities; receives, sorts, prices and prepares donated items for display in the store; determines suitability and pricing of items based on established standards; assists in maintaining the orderliness and cleanliness of the warehouse area. Cleans and maintains the stores and storage facilities.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of the assigned geographic area.
Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with co-workers.
Ability to perform general maintenance and cleaning activities for buildings and grounds.
Ability to follow instructions and work independently.
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

Education and Experience
No formal education required,
Six (6) months experience lifting and hauling heavy items such as appliances and furniture,
Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Licenses and Certifications

Must possess a valid state driver’s license and a clean driving record

Physical Requirements and 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.
Work requires the ability to lift and carry and/or push/pull heavy (50-100+ lbs.) materials, supplies, and equipment frequently. Heavy mobility; duties are usually performed by combinations of standing, walking, climbing ladders or steps, bending, reaching, or transporting merchandise on frequent change basis relieved by fewer periods of sitting or operating a vehicle.
Work is performed in a stock-room, warehouse, or store environment where there are discomforts associated with changes in whether; there are occasional discomforts associated with noise, crowds, dust, lint, chemical odors and the like

Additional Information

Approved background check report required

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.

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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

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Other details

  • Job Family NSC-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Store
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education High School
  • Job Start Date Monday, December 19, 2022
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  • Burlington, NC 3720 S. CHURCH STREET 27215, 3720 S. CHURCH STREET, BURLINGTON, North Carolina, United States of America