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1016-2021 – Pick-Up Driver / Warehouse Worker

Job Title: Pick-Up Driver / Warehouse Worker Competition #: 1016-2021
Department: Community & Family Services Worker Position Type: Relief
Salary Range: Start –  $14.71 per hour

1 Year  –  $14.71 per hour

Unionized: YES
Location: 281 Wellington St., London, ON N6B 2L4
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Flexibility in scheduling is required.  The work schedule is determined in consultation with your supervisor and may vary according to requirements of responsibility.  Applicable shifts include a ½ hour paid meal break. The operational hours of this facility are 24/7.

 

Shifts: Varies – No Guaranteed Hours

 

Interested applicants must respond in writing with a cover letter and resume.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Mission and Values
The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.  Each position contributes to the mission of The Salvation Army.

Watch/read inspiring stories from some of those who have been helped through The Salvation Army’s programs:

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The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda has four core values:

Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.
Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.

 

Job description
Position Purpose summary: 

The Pick Up/Delivery Driver & Warehouse Worker at The Salvation Army London Centre of Hope is responsible to provide a service of pick-up and delivery for The Salvation Army Community and Family Services and to assist in providing a clean and well organized warehouse area.  The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.  Each position contributes to the mission of The Salvation Army.

Accountabilities:

General

Reports and is accountable to the Program Services Manager – Community and Family Services

Administrative

  • To complete all job related duties in accordance with the standards, policies and procedures of The Salvation Army Centre of Hope
  • As required and as applicable, make suggestions that will improve efficiency, working conditions or procedures to the Community and Family Services Program Services Manager
  • Assist in the orientation, training and direction of warehouse volunteers
  • Provide support to community projects and events as requested by Community and Family Services Program Services Manager or Program Coordinator.

Warehouse

  • In Coordination with the Food Distribution Worker:
  • Ensure the warehouse and all Community Services/food bank storage areas are organized, clean and safe at all times
  • Maintain adequate inventory, reporting any surplus or deficiency to the Program Services Manager
  • Ensure all products are handled, stored and used appropriately, ensuring older product is used first
  • Monitor freezer and refrigerator on a daily basis; record temperatures and report any concerns to the Maintenance Coordinator and  Community and Family Services Program Services Manager
  • Coordinate unloading of incoming product with Maintenance Coordinator, Food Distribution Worker and food bank staff / volunteers; Report any damaged goods on arrival
  • Provide regular updates to the Program Services Manager or designate regarding warehouse activities
  • Provide regular updates to the Community and Family Services Workers regarding new or excess items to be distributed through the food bank
  • In coordination with the Food Distribution Worker oversee volunteers in the warehouse, ensuring Health and Safety rules are followed

Pick-Ups/Deliveries

  • Coordinate pick-up and delivery schedule with Program Coordinator
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with community donors
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of pick-ups
  • Load, unload and move products and materials by hand or with basic material handling equipment
  • Ensure products in delivery vehicle are stored safely and securely

Vehicle Maintenance

  • Complete routine vehicle checks before all trips
  • Maintain accurate and complete driver trip logs
  • Monitor and report any maintenance and repairs of vehicles to the Maintenance Coordinator
  • Responsible for ensuring cleanliness of program vehicles

Health and Safety

  • Work in compliance with OH&S Act and Regulations and abide by The Salvation Army’s health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Work closely with security, identifying any safety and security needs
  • Work in compliance with OH&S Act and Regulations and abide by The Salvation Army’s health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Work closely with security, identifying any safety and security needs
  • Responsible to work in compliance with the Ontario Health & Safety Acts and Regulations
  • Responsible to use personal protective equipment and clothing as directed by the employer
  • Responsible to report workplace hazards and dangers
  • Responsible to work in a manner as required by the employer and use the prescribed safety equipment
  • Responsible to report workplace injuries or illness

 

Organizational Responsibilities

  • Develop an understanding of the Mission of The Salvation Army in Canada and its implications as related to position responsibilities.
  • Maintain information in confidence as required
  • Participate as an active and responsible team member
  • Represent the organization in a professional and engaging manner
  • Participate in supervision and regular performance reviews/evaluations as required.
  • Treat the property of The Salvation Army with due care and caution
  • Act in the best interest of the employer at all times
  • Perform other position related duties as required.
  • This position description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent.  It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities of the incumbent.
  • This position description will be reviewed by the employee and supervisor on a regular basis. Amendments can be made at any time at the discretion of the employer.
  • The above responsibilities must be discharged in accordance with the Salvation Army’s Mission Statement, in a professional manner, exemplifying Christian Standards of conduct.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • The Supervisor will set the hours of work and work schedule.
  • Understanding of the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army
  • An original copy of a Criminal Background Check with vulnerable sector screening that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required.  The screening is secured through either the national Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) or a local police detachment.

Normal hours of work – may vary as per operational requirements and responsibilities, and includes a ½ hour paid meal break where applicable.

 

education and experience Qualifications:

Education, Qualifications and Certifications:

  • Valid Class G driver’s license with clean driving record (Driver’s Abstract is required)
  • Good command of large vehicles (i.e. cube van, panel van)
  • Forklift certification or willingness and ability to be trained to operate forklift
  • First Aid/CPR and NVCI training

 

Experience and Skilled Knowledge Requirements

  • Ability to operate pallet jack and other warehouse equipment
  • Experience in shipping and handling

 

Skills and Capabilities:

  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Punctual, self-motivated and disciplined
  • Polite customer service
  • Physical ability to handle/lift large/heavy objects (up to 50 lbs) and to stand  for long periods of time

 

Normal location of work is at: 281 Wellington Street, London, ON N6B 2L4 and outreach locations.

 

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.

If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

 

Internal Applicants, please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

Applications Accepted via:
Email:  humanresources@centreofhope.ca

Attention:  Jennifer Perez – Senior Employee Relations Advisor

Fax:  519-661-0245

 

Mailing Address:  281 Wellington St., London, ON N6B 2L4

Attention:  Jennifer Perez – Senior Employee Relations Advisor

 

Please, no phone calls. 

 

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