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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 alysha.wingrove@salvationarmy.org.nz  or send to 125-137 Johnsonville Road Johnsonville.

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

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.