Salvation Army Christmas Driver

Gainesville, FL, USA Req #17173
Tuesday, October 26, 2021

JOB SUMMARY:

 

Drives a Salvation Army vehicle to assist with putting out red kettle workers and driving to different locations to pick up red kettles. Drives Salvation Army vehicle to assist with angel tree pickups.  Operates the vehicle in compliance with established Salvation Army standards and State driving regulations.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
 
This job description should not be considered as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this position.  The incumbent may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this job description.

 

Drive Salvation Army vehicle to and from malls to pick up gifts and take to the Christmas warehouse, organizing scheduling pick-ups by most direct route to arrive at destinations according to schedule.

 

Drives Salvation Army vehicle to homes, agencies, churches and any other designated location to pick up gifts, stockings, etc. to take to the Christmas warehouse.

 

Interacts with donors and store/home owners as necessary and in a professional manner that represents the mission of The Salvation Army.

 

Delivers bell-ringers and/or kettles to locations daily; picks up same at end of day; returns to kettle locations as necessary/directed throughout the day to pick up full and/or drop off empty  kettles.

 

Lifts, carries, loads and unloads Christmas donations, gifts, stocks, etc.; ensures the safety, security and accountability of the vehicle and donations at all times; drives kettle workers to and from kettle locations; assists in performing work at the Christmas warehouse and center as requested.

 

Maintains cleanliness of Salvation Army vehicle inside and outside.

 

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Perform other related work as required. 

 

MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

 

Salvation Army vehicle                      
Back Belt

Cleaning Materials                                         

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:                          

 

A High School diploma or GED. And two years driving experience. 

 

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:

 

Valid Driver’s License

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

Knowledge of the assigned geographic area.

 

Ability to organize route in a manner that saves time and gasoline consumption.

 

Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with co-workers and donors.

 

Ability to perform general cleaning activities for building.

 

Ability to follow instructions.

 

Ability to become and remain certified to drive a Salvation Army vehicle.

 

MENTAL AND PHYSICAL ABILITIES:

 

Ability to meet attendance requirements.

 

Ability to read and communicate the English language.

 

Ability to operate commercial equipment.

 

Ability to exert the physical energy required to performing duties given.

 

Ability to perform continuous stooping, standing and climbing as well as lift and carry and/or push/pull  moderate (25 – 50 lbs)  and possibly heavy (50-100 lbs) materials and donations.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

Work is performed in a warehouse building with some exposure to outdoor temperatures, dirt, dust and/or disagreeable sights and orders.

 

 

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:

 

The purpose of a job description is to outline the essential functions unique to a particular job within a specific department.  Job descriptions are used to recruit, train and evaluate employees.

 

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.

Other details

  • Job Family FL-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Christmas
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $11.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $14.00
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Job Start Date Monday, November 22, 2021
  • Job End Date Friday, December 24, 2021
Location on Google Maps
  • Gainesville, FL, USA