Warehouse Worker / Driver

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The Salvation Army
Published
février 13, 2020
Location
Burlington, ON, Canada
Job Type
Salary
$15.00 per hour
Competition #
N/A
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Attention: Major Doug Binner, Executive Director Email: doug_binner@can.salvationarmy.org Mailing Address: Burlington Community & Family Services, 5040 Mainway Unit 9, Burlington, L7L 7G5 Attention: Major Doug Binner, Executive Director Please, no phone calls.
Closing date
February 21, 2020

Description

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.  Each position contributes to the mission of The Salvation Army.

Permanent part-time employment with The Salvation Army (less than 25 hours per week) will provide you with a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes:  vacation time, sick days, employer matching RRSP contributions and Christmas Grants.

Watch/read inspiring stories from some of those who have been helped through The Salvation Army’s programs:

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The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda has four core values:

Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.
Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.

This is a permanent, part time position based on 20 hours per week.  The work schedule is determined in consultation with your supervisor and may vary according to requirements of responsibility.  Extended shifts include a ½ hour unpaid meal break.   The operational hours of this facility are 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Shift:  Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Interested applicants must respond in writing with a cover letter and resume.

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

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the organization, maintenance and general cleanliness of the Warehouse
  • Receive and sort, load and unload, pack and store donations
  • Operate warehouse equipment such as a pump cart and forklift as required
  • Assist with routine pickups and deliveries of donated goods
  • Comply with all safety procedures and warehouse worker guidelines
  • Perform other position related duties as required.
  • Participate as an active and responsible team member in all work groups
  • Represent the organization in a professional and engaging manner

Qualifications

  • Completed Secondary School
  • Minimum of six (6) months of prior related experience with warehouse processing or goods distribution and knowledge of lifting guidelines are an asset
  • Able to lift/move 50 lbs, frequent twisting, lifting, bending, crouching, reaching overhead,
  • Certification in fork lift operation, or willingness to acquire certification
  • Valid G Class driver’s license and clean drivers abstract
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated and disciplined
  • Provide an original copy of a Background Check that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion.
  • Support for and an understanding of the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada.
  • NOTE: Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered

If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable Human Rights Legislation. If you require a disability related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

Internal Applicants: Please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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