Truck Driver - Cape Coral, FL
The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith based organization, has a job opening for a Truck Driver for the Fort Myers Area Command, located in Fort Myers, Florida.
Drives Salvation Army truck along scheduled route to pick-up donations and/or deliver merchandise to customers; operates the truck in compliance with established Salvation Army standards and state driving regulations; lifts, carries, loads and unloads variety of donations including furniture, appliances, clothing, etc.; ensures the safety, security, and accountability of the vehicle and donations at all times; assists in performing work in the thrift store and warehouse.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of the assigned geographical area.
Knowledge of DOT rules, policies, and procedures in regards to driving trucks of the specified weight limit.
Ability to organize pick-up tickets and to schedule route in a manner that saves time and gasoline consumption.
Ability to check vehicle for proper lubrication and oil and gas leaks.
Ability to perform manual checks of all vehicle parts and accessories to ensure proper working order.
Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with co-workers.
Education and Experience
High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred but not required, and one year experience driving a heavy-duty truck or large van or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Licenses and Certifications
Valid State License.
Certificate of Drivers Roadtest (to be given by Salvation Army unit)
Physical Requirement and Working Conditions
Ability to meet attendance requirements.
Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.
Ability to read and follow a map and/or hand-written directions.
Ability to perform strenuous, heavy work involving the lifting and carrying of heavy objects.
Ability to perform continuous walking, stooping, standing, and some climbing.
Ability to drive a heavy-duty truck.
Work requires driving a vehicle daily with exposure to the outdoors where there are physical discomforts associated with changes in weather such as rain, cold, snow, heat or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.
Individual may not work in excess of 11 hours after 10 hours off duty and may not work more than 60 hours in seven consecutive days (or 70 hours in eight consecutive days). Employees who work second jobs must provide The Salvation Army with a weekly log of any hours worked in other employment. These hours must be counted in the above calculations of hours worked to determine driving eligibility.
Individual must be willing to submit to random drug testing as required by Department of Transportation rules and regulations and/or when there is reasonable suspicion of drug use and/or following an accident that results in: loss of human life, receiving by that individual of a citation for a moving traffic violation where the accident required medical treatment away from the scene of the accident, or receiving by that individual of a citation for a moving traffic violation where the accident involved one or more motor vehicles which incurred disabling damages as a result of the accident.
Vacation, Sick and Holiday pay available.
All employees recognize that 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.
To apply, please select the “Apply Now” icon at the bottom of this posting.
Application Submittal Period: 4/15/2021 – 4/28/2021
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards 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
- Job Family FL-NON-EXEMPT
- Job Function Store
- Pay Type Hourly
- Hiring Rate $12.35
- Required Education High School
- 4605 Del Prado Blvd S, Cape Coral, FL 33904, USA