Logistics Coordinator/Mobile Collections | The Salvation Army

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Logistics Coordinator/Mobile Collections

Belfast Family Store
  • 16 hours per week, frontline customer role;
  • Physical but rewarding duties;
  • Make a difference in your community.

Part time.

This is no ordinary driving role. You are critical to our business and will be first and foremost a great people person - you are our frontline representative, especially with donors. You are physically strong, able to manage scheduling that is timely and efficient, and you enjoy being a team player willing to help with a variety of tasks to help the team to succeed. 

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 2,000 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 the role

Our Belfast Family Store sells a range of quality donated items and offer a free pick up of donated goods along with delivery of sold items. We work alongside other Family Stores in the area and have a strong working relationship with the local Salvation Army Christchurch North Corps (Church).

You must have a full current drivers’ licence, class 1 (motor vehicle) and be comfortable operating and taking charge of basic maintenance of a truck.

Your duties will include:

  • Completing timely collections and deliveries in accordance with the daily schedule;
  • Planning and scheduling of efficient routes for donor pick up and customer deliveries;
  • Assisting with processing donated items and getting these ready for the shop floor;
  • Loading, unloading and stacking goods safely, in the truck and at the store;
  • Management of waste and recyclables dissemination;
  • Actively maintaining positive communication and effective working relationships;
  • Ensuring compliance with policies, particularly health and safety;
  • General store-based duties.

You have a proven track record of:

  • Being capable of heavy lifting – this is a regular daily part of the role;
  • Demonstrating excellent customer service with a broad range of people, ideally with some retail experience;
  • Being a clear communicator, including being understood clearly on the phone and the ability to record written information accurately and clearly;
  • Self-managing and able to keep to task and re-prioritise as required;
  • Being a courteous and safe driver;
  • Being able to relate to people from a diverse range of backgrounds;
  • Being familiar with following health and safety procedures;
  • Being resilient, positive and a people-oriented team player;
  • Being adaptable and able to work under pressure;
  • Being sympathetic to the aims and mission of The Salvation Army.

This is an excellent opportunity to blend driving, customer service and logistics skills together in a busy retail environment.

Contact information

For more information about this role please contact Anne Tihore on 021 180 3677 or by email anne.tihore@salvationarmy.org.nz


Please email your CV (including referee names) and covering letter along with a completed application form to Anne Tihore, anne.tihore@salvationarmy.org.nz

Our application form can be downloaded from: https://www.salvationarmy.org.nz/help-us/career-opportunities

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 5:00 pm on Friday, 29 October 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.