Seasonal Warehouse Worker
The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has a job opening for a Warehouse Worker in the Hampton Roads Area Command.
Under the general supervision of the Area Commanders, the Warehouse Worker is responsible for the receipt, storage, and distribution of donations given to The Salvation Army during the Christmas season. The Warehouse Worker will assist with loading, unloading, and sorting donations; moving donations and other materials into the warehouse; assist in the setup, clean up and break down of the warehouse. He/she may also act in the capacity of a Truck Driver as needed.
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or G.E.D. and two years experience in receiving, storing, loading and unloading of materials
any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Must have a valid driver’s license and the ability to pass The Salvation Army’s driver eligibility requirements needed to drive Salvation Army vehicles
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 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 handle several tasks at the same time and work well under pressure
MENTAL and PHYSICAL ABILITIES
Ability to lift scales, hand trucks, and dollies
Ability to meet attendance requirements
Ability to read, write and communicate in the English language
Ability to perform route mathematical calculations
Ability to occasionally lift boxes of materials, donations
Ability to load, unload, secure and protect goods
Ability to set up and break down materials at events
The working environment is a warehouse with a cement floor where a majority of the day is spent. Temperatures in the warehouse and dock area may, at times, be very cold, depending on the varying weather and temperatures during the season. Temperatures vary from approximately 30 degrees to below 0 in the winter. Position involves going in and out of the warehouse space into the cold throughout the day.
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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*Application Submittal Period: November 23, 2022 - November 30, 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
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We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with The Salvation Army!
- Job Family PMC-TEMP/SEAS/CAS
- Job Function Property
- Pay Type Hourly
- 1033 Big Bethel Rd, Hampton, VA 23666, USA