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2900 Avenue East
Fort Worth, TX 76105
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Warehouse Worker/Truck Driver
The Salvation Army • Fort Worth, TX
Posted 2 days ago
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Receives, delivers, sorts, and stores items in the warehouse; enters receipt of incoming and outgoing shipments; pulls order in preparation for shipment; drives various Salvation Army vehicles as directed, performs minor repairs; assists in maintaining the orderliness and cleanliness of the warehouse area; supervises volunteers and community service workers in the absence of the Disaster Operations & Warehouse Manager.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of The Salvation Army mission, philosophy, culture, protocol, and organizational structure. Skill and ability with high degree of attention and considerable dexterity in the control of forklift and in so preventing damage to materials and equipment. Skill and ability to operate equipment and vehicles in a safe and efficient manner in compliance with The Salvation Army and OSHA rules and regulations.
Ability to perform simple and complex task independently after being given specific instructions. Ability and willingness to learn other jobs and work rotating shifts as needed. Moderate skill in the use of Lotus Notes, Excel and Word within Microsoft software. Ability to travel for extended period of times during disaster, maintain communication, and comply with Salvation Army rules and regulations while over the road. Ability to use dunnage bags, load bars, straps and/ or ropes to secure items to be delivered in either 24 ft box trucks and or 53 ft tractor trailers.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or G.E.D. and two years’ experience driving a heavy-duty truck or large van; previous warehouse work experience and custodial experience preferred; OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Licenses and Certifications
Valid Commercial State Driver’s License, Class A
Forklift License Certification
Approved background check report required
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to complete repetitive hand movements including motions, grasping and holding with eye-hand coordination and dexterity.
Ability to read, write, and communicate effectively in the English language. Ability to distinguish colors as well as measure and assemble items at close range and visual inspection. Duties require frequent periods of physical mobility including but not limited to standing, walking, climbing, stooping, squatting, and lifting. Physical duties may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of sitting. Extensive amount of physical effort required associated with lifting, moving, and carrying heavy objects (up to 60 lbs.) frequently and up to 90 lbs. on some occasions. Ability to safely operate cars, trucks (automatic and standard), and forklifts. Ability to perform work at higher elevations including while standing on ladders and step stools as needed. Ability to perform work at night and while in dark environments with extreme noise levels and temperatures as needed. Work in proximity to dust, fumes, acidic, harsh and oily substances.
Work is performed in a warehouse environment where there are physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like. Occasionally work is performed at disaster scenes which can be hazardous and chaotic; where a heightened sense of awareness is required to maintain safety and temporary facilities are used such as working out of multiple trailers storing food and supplies, including frozen and refrigerated trailers.
May be exposed to various types of hazards including but not limited to: forest or range fires, floods, hurricane, tornados, snow/ice storms, droughts, technological hazards such as major transportation accidents, oil spills, industrial fires, explosions, fixed nuclear accidents, hazardous material spills, man-made hazards (such as wars, terrorist attacks, civil unrest, strikes or outages of energy-producing resources).
40 hours per week
Hourly rate up to $13.54 depending on education and experience
Vacation, Sick and Holiday pay available
All employees recognize The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
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Application Submittal Period: February 21, 2018 to March 7, 2018
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled