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Truck Driver

Johnsonville Salvation Army
  •         37.5 hours per week frontline customer role
  •         Physical but rewarding duties
  •         Make a difference in your community

This is not just a 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, good spatial awareness and you enjoy being a team player willing to help with a variety of tasks to help the team to succeed.  

This is a 37.5 hours permanent position working agreed hours 5 days a week Tuesday to Saturday. A degree of flexibility is required around hours. We are open on public holidays.

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

Your duties include:

  •          Planning and scheduling of efficient routes for donor pick up and customer deliveries
  •          Complete timely collections and deliveries in accordance with the daily schedule
  •          Load, unload and stack goods safely, in the truck and at the store
  •          Management of waste and recyclables
  •          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
  •          Excellent at customer service with a broad range of people and cultures
  •          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
  •          A courteous and safe driver
  •          Able to relate to people from a diverse range of backgrounds
  •          Familiar with following health and safety procedures
  •          Resilient, positive and people-oriented team player
  •          Adaptable and able to work under pressure
  •          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.

There are 3 documents we need. Please email your CV (including referee names) and covering letter along with a completed application form to Alysha Wingrove at  or send to 125-137 Johnsonville Road Johnsonville.

Our application form can be downloaded from:

We encourage you to apply now. Applications are actively being considered as they are received.

Applications close 22  February 2019

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.