Family Store Truck Driver | The Salvation Army

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Family Store Truck Driver

Alexandra and Cromwell Family Stores
  • Looking for something a bit different and with a purpose?
  • Driving our truck, completing pickups and deliveries for our stores across Central Otago;
  • Working as part of our Family Store team supports our work in our communities.

18 hours per week, permanent position.

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.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is committed to cultural diversity, and in New Zealand, our Tiriti partnership.

The Salvation Army is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of vulnerable people, including children, and upholding their rights to protection from abuse and/or neglect.

About our Family Stores

Our Family Stores are a key part of our operations in Central Otago. They provide quality goods at bargain prices but also support the community work we do across the region.

About the role

This role supports our Family Store operations by providing timely and professional pickups and deliveries to and from our stores to customer’s homes. This is an ideal role to be able to give back and still have an ability to take long weekends.

Key tasks

  • Driving our truck for pickups of donated goods and deliveries of items sold from our stores;
  • Organising maintenance and cleaning of the truck to a high standard;
  • Supporting our Family Store teams with a quality customer service focus.

Person Specification

  • Clean full drivers’ licence;
  • The ability to think on your feet and stack goods effectively;
  • Positive can-do attitude;
  • Reasonable level of physical fitness;
  • Quality interpersonal skills.

Contact information

For more information about this role please contact Allison Bilverstone on 03 448 5406 or by email


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

Application form can be downloaded from: 

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, 14 May 2021.

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.