Truck Helper/Sorting Room Worker-NE_Thrift Store Department-401
The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith based organization, has a job opening for a Truck Driver/Sorting Room Worker for the Family Store located in Danville, Kentucky.
Drives the Salvation Army truck along scheduled route to pick up donations; operates truck in compliance with established Salvation Army standards and state driving regulations; lifts, carries, loads and unloads variety of donations including furniture, appliances, clothing, etc; ensures the safety, security and accountability of vehicle and donations at all times; assists in performing work in the Thrift Store and sorting area. In the absence of the regular store clerk, and as requested, assists store customers in donating, selecting and purchasing store items; operates and maintains a cash register; responds to customer questions; maintains the cleanliness and orderliness of the store displays; ensures the security of store items and cash register, assists with closeout procedures and assists in pricing.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write and communicate the English language. Ability to operate a cash register. Ability to perform routine mathematical computations and count change. Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with co-workers. Ability to read and follow a map and/or hand written directions.Ability to organize pick-up tickets and to schedule route in a manner that saves time and gasoline consumption. Knowledge of the assigned geographical area. Knowledge of effective customer service techniques.Knowledge of the principles and practices of basic mathematics.
Education and Experience:
High School diploma or G.E.D. preferred but not required AND one year experience driving a heavy-duty truck or large van for driver position and experience working in a retail store preferred for store clerk position, OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Valid State Driver’s License (Approved Salvation Army Motor Vehicle Report required)
Ability to perform strenuous heavy work involving the lifting and carrying of heavy objects ( 50 – 100 Lbs). Ability to drive a heavy duty truck. Ability to perform frequent walking and/or standing, kneeling or squatting relieved by lesser periods of sitting. Work requires driving a vehicle with exposure to the outdoors where there are physical discomforts associated with changes in weather such as rain, snow, heat or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt and the like.
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: 12/13/2021-03/31/2022
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected verteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
- Job Family KT-NON-EXEMPT
- Job Function Store
- Pay Type Hourly
- Job Start Date Friday, April 1, 2022
- Danville, KY 519 S. FOURTH STREET 40422, 519 S. FOURTH STREET, Danville, Kentucky, United States of America