St Vincent de Paul is one of the longest serving social charities in Louisville. We are located in the up-and-coming Shelby Park neighborhood. Through our homeless shelters, supportive housing programs, professional case management services, and retail thrift stores, we provide compassion and hope for people struggling to overcome barriers to self-sufficiency.
St Vincent de Paul seeks a non CDL Truck Driver (box van) to perform a variety of tasks related to the pick-up of donated goods and merchandise, the delivery of those goods and the distribution of processed and unprocessed merchandise to the warehouse and our thrift stores. Minor warehouse duties are assigned as well.
*The hourly rate for this position is $13-$17 based on experience.
Warehouse is located on Almond Ave.
CDL is not required. Professional driving experience is required for top pay.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Use Map and supervisor's instructions to route pick-ups efficiently
Complete assigned daily truck route each day in a safe and courteous manner
Load trucks with thought and order to maximize capacity
Project a professional, courteous image at all times with minimal complaints from donors and customers
Handle merchandise in a safe and careful manner to ensure your safety and avoid damage to merchandise or property
Unload merchandise from trucks only to designated areas at stores and warehouse
Check fluid levels, coolant, tire pressure and lights and cleans windows and mirrors weekly. Keep interior of cab clean at all times. Donated merchandise is not permitted in cabs.
Reports problems or concerns to a supervisor as soon as possible. These include policy violations, unauthorized stops, disagreement concerning merchandise acceptance or rejections, personnel conflicts or others causing significant concern
Know and follow all guidelines pertaining to accepting or rejecting merchandise and use good judgment and analysis in making those decisions
Know and follow all guidelines pertaining to truck operation standards and phone policies
Completes all paperwork and forms assigned to the driver for SVDP records and donors
Makes calls to donors ahead of arrival time as instructed on pick-up slips by Donation Coordinator
Performs daily duties as directed to maintain the Processing Center in a safe, clean and orderly fashion
Performs other duties as assigned
Specific Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Ability to interact effectively and professionally with donors, staff and volunteers
Basic communication skills and good personal appearance and hygiene
Ability to drive a 15' box truck safely
Ability to lift 75 lbs. to waist level and 50 lbs overhead
Ability to climb ladders, steps and stairways while maneuvering pickup and deliveries of furniture, appliances, etc
Ability to read a road-map and locate a destination as well as use a GPS
Ability to withstand warehouse setting (not air conditioned) and outdoor elements
Commitment to the Mission, Vision and Values of St Vincent de Paul
Qualifications, Certifications, Trainings, Licenses:
Licensed driver in good standing
Good driving record
Successfully pass any required pre-employment background and drug screening