Temporary Part Time Driver

May 12, 2022
Hamilton & Dundas
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Hamilton Community & Family Services
Salary Range:
$17.00 per hour
Posting Expires:
May 23, 2022
Applications Accepted By:
Shirley Molloy: Shirley.Molloy@salvationarmy.ca


The primary accountability for the Driver is to provide a service of pick-ups from donors to The Salvation Army Community & Family Services.




  • To complete all job-related duties in accordance with the standards, policies and procedures of The Salvation Army Hamilton Community & Family Services
  • As required and as applicable, make suggestions that will improve efficiency, working conditions or procedures to the Warehouse Supervisor
  • Provide support to community projects and events as requested by Community & Family Services Executive Director


  • Coordinate pick-up schedule with the Warehouse Supervisor
  • Ensure the safe and careful handling of deliveries, pick-ups, donations and funds while protecting property, including donations and vehicles
  • Provide customers and donors with courteous and diplomatic service while building and maintaining positive relationships
  • Maintain knowledge of company policies and procedure, particularly Health & Safety
  • Load and unload goods at the warehouse and designated locations
  • Report any damaged goods on arrival at Ministry Unit
  • Assist with the receipt, recording (documentation), movement and storage of food and related products for the food bank operation

Vehicle Maintenance:

  • Perform circle checks of vehicle and maintain vehicle logs according to The Salvation Army requirements before all trips
  • Take responsibility for daily and overall safety, general maintenance, operation of the vehicle, and complete appropriate records
  • Maintain cleanliness of program vehicle
  • Monitor and report any maintenance and repairs of vehicle promptly to supervisor

Health and Safety:

  • Work in compliance with the OH&S Act and Regulations and abide by The Salvation Army’s health and safety policies and procedures
  • Responsible to use personal protective equipment and clothing as directed by the employer
  • Responsible to report workplace hazards and dangers
  • Responsible to work in a manner as required by the employer and use the prescribed safety equipment
  • Responsible to promptly report workplace injuries or illness


  • Develop an understanding of the mission of The Salvation Army in Canada and its implications as related to position responsibilities
  • Maintain information in confidence as required
  • Participate as an active and responsible team member
  • Represent the organization in a professional and engaging manner
  • Participate in supervision and performance appraisal process
  • Work in compliance with OH&S Act and Regulations and abide by The Salvation Army’s health and safety policies and procedures
  • Treat the property of The Salvation Army with due care and caution
  • Act in the best interest of the employer at all times
  • Participate in ongoing professional development and training
  • Perform other position-related duties as required


This is a temporary, part-time position based upon 15 hours per week. Flexibility in scheduling is required, schedule may vary, some evening and weekend work may be required.  The work schedule is determined in consultation with your supervisor and may vary according to requirements of responsibility.  Applicable shifts include a ½ hour unpaid meal break.  Normal work location is at 80 Bay St. N. Hamilton, ON and 150 King St. W. Dundas, ON and requires travel within surrounding areas.

Shifts: Monday, Wednesday and Friday @ 5 hours/day (15hrs/week), 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. includes a ½ hour unpaid lunch

Start Date:  May 30, 2022

End Date:  December 30, 2022

Operational hours of this facility are 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM


  • Completed secondary school plus specialized courses (up to 6 months) in the relevant area
  • Valid Ontario Class “G” Driver’s License and a current copy of a Driver’s abstract for review and verification that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required
  • Forklift certification or willingness and ability to be trained to operate a forklift
  • First aid/CPR and NVCI training or willingness to be trained
  • Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered


  • Minimum of 1 year of related experience driving in a professional capacity (i.e. cube van, panel van).
  • Experience in shipping and materials handling is an asset


  • Ability to operate pallet jack and other warehouse equipment
  • Good organizational, interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Punctual, self-motivated and disciplined
  • Be able to lift/move up to 50lbs and to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to undergo applicable screening and background checks successfully that are satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion (i.e., The Salvation Army Abuse Registry) and provide an original copy of a Background Check with vulnerable sector screening
  • Ability and willingness to develop an understanding and support for the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada and its implications as related to position responsibilities



In support of our commitment to a healthy and safe workplace and community, The Salvation Army (TSA) has a vaccination requirement for all new employees within the Province of Ontario, Social Services sector.  The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on the condition of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and will be required to provide proof of full vaccination, prior to their employment start date. The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to provincial human rights legislation. If the candidate is unable to vaccinate for a reason protected by the Human Rights Code, a request for accommodation can be submitted and written proof satisfactory to TSA will be required.


The Salvation Army offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment process.  If you are contacted to participate in an interview or screening process, please advise us if you require accommodation.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

You must advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.


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