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Truck Driver (Production Associate)

Job Description

The Salvation Army Adult Rehab Center is accepting qualified candidates for Truck Driver (Production Associate).  The Truck Drivers are responsible for the pick up and drop off of donations. The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


Truck Drivers are responsible for the following duties:
  • Responsible for loading and unloading of truck assigned and others as requested.
  • Provide assistance to Thrift Store personnel when delivering items to ensure the proper placement and location within the store.
  • Truck cab and box must be clean and all personal items removed daily.
  • Plan daily routing based on pick-ups assigned and make all scheduled and necessary calls.
  • Responsible for developing an assigned route, including bagging or carding on sides and across the street of each pick up, as instructed.
  • Perform daily walk around inspection of vehicle, checking air, water, oil, and other items to maintain equipment in good operating conditions and report any problems.
  • Responsible for the security and safe operation of the vehicle and other assigned equipment.
  • Instruct and supervise helper, keeping in mind that the helper is in a rehabilitation program, keeping in mind that good habits are taught by example.
  • Customers are to always be treated courteously.
  • Donations are accepted or refused according to Salvation Army guidelines.
  • Required to maintain a neat appearance, including clean clothing (uniform is provided), clean shaven, neatly trimmed beard, hair trimmed neatly, shirttail tucked in, etc.
  • Maintain complete and accurate records.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

Job Requirements

The Truck Driver position requires the following:
  • Ability to lift 100 pounds.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Have acceptable DMV record.
  • Be able to pass driving test.
  • Must be able to read maps and plan daily route coverage.
  • Be able to use radio equipment and proper codes.
  • Supervise assigned helper.
  • Communicate courteously.

Job Snapshot

Contact Name Jonathan Frederick
Contact Phone 408-298-7600 X 32
Post Date 12/23/2014
Location San Jose, CA
Base Pay $14.00 /Hour
Other Pay great benefits package! health, dental, vision, PTO, pension
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Nonprofit - Social Services, Transportation, Warehouse
Education Not Specified
Experience At least 3 year(s)
Manages Others No
Industry Not for Profit - Charitable, Transportation
Required Travel Not Specified
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