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Furniture Movers/Light Truck Driver

Central Auckland

We are looking for physically fit furniture movers with a clean Class 1 licence to work in our Family Stores across the Central suburbs of Auckland. The role will be primarily based at the Glen Innes Family Store although there will be a requirement to service the Family stores at Panmure.

The roles involve the collection of furniture and other household goods from donors, the delivery of goods to customers residences and inter-store transfers. The role involves driving a light commercial truck.

Our staff are the first and last point of call with the public in the Family Store environment and so it is essential that we ensure the collection, sorting and sale of donated goods to and from the public is done in an efficient, friendly and professional manner.  Exceptional customer service is a strong focus of this role.

The successful applicant will have a range of skills and competencies which include:

  • Be physically fit to handle/ lift heavy and awkward items
  • Have a full, clean and current driving licence (Full class 1)
  • Have the ability to identify with the mission and values of The Salvation Army
  • Have exceptional customer service and encourage repeat custom of both our shoppers and donors
  • Be comfortable working with set procedures but able to apply sound judgement when initiative is required
  • Good knowledge of the Central suburbs area would be an advantage.
  • Be willing to contribute as part of a team to achieve and further develop the mission goals of The Salvation Army.

Essential: For the safety and wellbeing of our current staff, The Salvation Army requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated.

Applications

To apply please send your cover letter, Covid Record, CV and application form to ryan.dgama@salvationarmy.org.nz.  Please ensure all required documentation is supplied.

Application form can be downloaded from: http://www.salvationarmy.org.nz/about-us/career-opportunities      

Applications close 5:00pm on Thursday, 30 June 2022 although vacancies may be filled earlier.

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).

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.

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.