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Family Store Truck Driver

Hamilton City Salvation Army

This is a 37.5 hour per week permanent job share position working Monday to Friday available for two people.

About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army has been transforming lives since 1865.  We work in over 130 countries, coordinated by our International Headquarters in London and we are a registered charity under the Charities Act 2005.  The Army has over 3,000 officers and employees in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa and is recognised as a high value employer.  The mission of The Salvation Army in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa is caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society.

About Hamilton City Corps Family Stores

The Mission of The Salvation Army and Hamilton City Corps, is to care for people, transform lives and reform society.  The Family Stores support this mission by reflecting the mission in the stores and community and raising funds to assist the implementation.

About the Role

The main tasks of this role are the collection and delivery of donated goods from/to customers and our other stores in Hamilton, loading and unloading of the vehicle at base, and assistance with pricing and placing of larger items into the store.  Heavy lifting will be involved.

The person we seek will:

  • Be supportive of the mission of the Salvation Army and identify with our mission and values;
  • Have a full clean NZ drivers’ licence (Heavy Traffic not required);
  • Have the ability in problem solving and using initiative;
  • Have good local street knowledge;
  • Be an active, friendly, physically fit person;
  • Be competent with Health & Safety regulations;
  • Have good communication skills, written and oral;
  • Have the ability to operate the truck and its functions;
  • Enjoy working in a team environment.

Contact information

For more information about this role please contact Ros Waho by email at


To apply please send your cover letter, CV (including referee details) and completed application form to:

Our application form can be downloaded and needs to be included as part of your application.

Applicants for this position will need to have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.  All employment offers are subject to the completion of a satisfactory Ministry of Justice clearance/Police Check (where applicable).

Closing date

Applications close by 12 noon on Friday, 30 October 2020.

The Salvation Army is a worldwide evangelical Christian church and human service provider. It is committed to caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society – all through the love of God shown in Jesus. The successful applicant should therefore show an ability to identify with the mission and values of The Salvation Army.