Warehouse/Truck Driver

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The Salvation Army Edmonton Resource Centre
Published
February 23, 2021
Location
Edmonton Alberta, Canada
Job Type
Salary
$17-18 per hour
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Laura.Smith@salvationarmy.ca
Closing date
March 12, 2021
Street Address
9620-101a Avenue

Description

The CRC driver provides pick-up, delivery, and handling services to and from donors, clients, and ministry units in a safe, careful, and courteous manner and is required to adhere to all laws and safe driving practices while in control and possession of Salvation Army vehicles and property.

The warehouse worker provides assistance in the receiving, shipping, sorting, and handling of all materials secured for Salvation Army ministry purpose, while assisting in the maintenance of a clean, safe, and hazard-free workplace.

DAYS and HOURS of work:

Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4pm with ½ hour unpaid lunch break. Must be available as early as 6:30am if needed.

Responsibilities

Driver

  • Ensures the safe and careful handling of all pick-ups, deliveries, and donations, while protecting property, including public, Salvation Army vehicle, equipment, and donations.
  • Assumes responsibility for daily safety, maintenance, operation, and cleanliness of Salvation Army vehicles. Performs a “circle check” daily to ensure operational safety.
  • Assumes responsibility for all receipts and documentation related to maintenance and operation of Salvation Army vehicles including, but not limited to, fuel and maintenance receipts, kilometer/mileage logs, etc.
  • Maintains knowledge of road safety procedures, legislative and Salvation Army safety policies including, but not limited to, Provincial/Municipal Traffic Act, Health and Safety Regulations, etc.
  • Complies with all safety procedures as required and directed including, but not limited to, wearing of safety shoes/boots, glasses, gloves, clothing (if/as required), etc.
  • Loads and unloads materials at warehouse or assigned destinations in a safe and proper manner.
  • Is responsible for personal payment of any and all fines/traffic violations incurred while in the possession/operation of a Salvation Army Vehicle.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the CRC Distribution Centre and Logistics Coordinator and/or Executive Director.

Warehouse Worker

  • Assists the Driver in the loading and unloading of materials in the shipping/receiving area of the CRC.
  • Processes materials by scanning into inventory software system, packing, and storing in a safe and organized manner, while protecting the integrity of all donations received.
  • Ensures all food items are stored correctly to avoid any potential contamination of such materials.
  • Ensures perishable food items are stored in the cooler, or freezer as appropriate.
  • Operates warehouse equipment such as pallet jack, maintenance tools, etc. in a safe manner.
  • Complies with all safety procedures as required and directed including, but not limited to, wearing of safety shoes/boots, glasses, gloves, clothing (if/as required), etc.
  • Cleans, organizes, and keeps free from hazard all areas of the CRC as required and directed.
  • Communicates all concerns for safety of persons/property promptly.
  • Performs other related responsibilities as may be assigned by the CRC Distribution Centre and Logistics Coordinator and/or Executive Director.

 

Qualifications

Education/Certifications:

  • Completion of High School, or equivalent.
  • Possesses a valid Class 5 Alberta driver’s license and maintains a clean driver’s abstract.
  • Have Forklift Operator certification or willing to obtain upon acceptance of position.

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Respectful and courteous demeanor.
  • Able to perform responsibilities in a timely manner.
  • Able to take direction from a supervisor and work as a contributing member of a team.
  • Able to complete assigned duties in a safe and efficient manner and able to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Self-motivated, organized, and shows a high work ethic.
  • Able to make good decisions under pressure.
  • Willing to wear Salvation Army logo and branded wear.
  • Willing to adhere to Salvation Army policies, procedures, and principles.

Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide:

  • Background check consent
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • A clean driver’s abstract
  • Completion of our online Armatus Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training

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