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Truck Driver/Salesperson

Westgate Family Store Auckland
  • Showcase your vibrant personality;
  • Make a difference in the community.

This is a full time, permanent position. Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week

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 3000 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.

About the Westgate Family Store

This store is a busy, fast paced environment selling donated second-hand goods operated by The Salvation Army Westgate Corps. The store is vital in raising funds to resource the mission of The Salvation Army in the local area and to facilitate engagement with our community.

About the role/job description

The Truck Driver/Salesperson will carry out deliveries and pickups for our Westgate Family Store and Westgate Corps.  The Truck Driver/Salesperson will provide vital support and assistance in the day-to-day retail operation of our Westgate Family Store. We are looking for a new member who must be physically very fit and able to participate in heavy lifting, who also can relate well to customers and enjoys a varied job.  When not driving the truck, you will be working in the Family Store, or sorting donations.

Person Specification:

  • Integrity;
  • Strong team player;
  • Clean Class 1 drivers’ licence and ability to drive a manual Truck; can effectively organise truck cargo to ensure maximum efficiency in pickups and deliveries;
  • A strong back for necessary lifting;
  • Excellent customer service skills;
  • Ability to relate well to people;
  • Commitment to the mission and values of The Salvation Army;
  • Experience in sales.

Contact information

For more information about this role please contact us by email


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

Our application form can be downloaded and needs to be included as part of your application.

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.

Closing date

Applications close by 5:00 pm Wednesday, 18 September 2019