Donations Driver

Habitat for Humanity

Posted: July 16, 2021
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DONATIONS DRIVER  – Mooresville & Iredell counties – Local, non-CDL.  No evening or Sunday hours

 

You’re not just lifting furniture, you’re lifting a family!

 

Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region has an immediate opening for a 1st shift NON-CDL Local Driver to drive 16’-24’ box trucks based out of the Mooresville facility.  No evening or Sunday hours!  Geographic territory includes Northern Mecklenburg and Iredell counties.  This individual would be part of a 2- person team responsible for loading and unloading donations from donors’ residences and returning them to various ReStore locations within the Habitat territory. Donations often include, but are not limited to: sofas, dining room tables, appliances, and other large household items.

 

The ideal candidate possesses 5 years of driving experience, with a minimum of 6 months experience driving a commercial 16’ truck or larger. Excellent customer service skills and/or experience working with the general public are a must. In addition, the ideal candidate must have the ability to comply with all DOT Regulations, including obtaining a DOT Physical card.  A clean driving record as deemed by our insurance carrier is required.   Prior experience moving furniture is preferred but not required.

 

Pay range:  Starting at $15.50 per hour

 

Working to build homes, communities and hope in Charlotte and the surrounding area, Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region has partnered with more than 3,000 families since 1983. This year, we will help over 300 families through new home construction, recycling existing homes, critical home repair projects and financial literacy training. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a leading nonprofit organization in the field of affordable housing.

Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region offers competitive wages and a great affordable benefits package. Pay as little as $28 per month for health insurance! Complimentary vision, short & long-term disability and life/AD&D. Dental and FSA accounts also available. Retirement Plan with up to 3% match. PTO for full and part time positions. Up to ten paid holidays for full-time team members.

 

Essential Functions (other duties may be assigned):

  • Maintain full compliance with all applicable DOT, DMV and FMCSA regulations pertaining to operation of commercial motor vehicles
  • Possess the experience and skills necessary to drive, maneuver and safely operate any 16’ to 26’ straight truck
  • Must have and maintain a current driver’s license
  • Driving records must meet the standards defined by Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region’s policies and insurance carriers
  • Safely navigate from one pick up to another, complying with organization’s policy regarding safe and lawful driving standards at all times
  • Ensure all donations are picked up according to issued daily schedules
  • Interact with donors in a courteous and respectful manner to coordinate delivery and pick up, provide them receipt records and assess donations on pick-up to ensure they are within the ReStore acceptable items and document rejected items
  • Able to evaluate acceptable items for donation according to organization’s standards
  • Knowledgeable about company’s products and services, and customer-related policies
  • Represent Habitat in a positive, professional manner
  • Demonstrate a positive and respectful attitude when interacting with employees, donors, volunteers and the public
  • Be an effective team member when working with staff
  • Consistently provide an exceptional level of both internal and external customer service
  • Regular and reliable job attendance including the availability for rotation and on call schedules
  • Dependable transportation to work
  • Ability to adhere to Habitat’s Code of Conduct policies and other policies

 

Education/Skills:

  • Ability to drive commercial motor vehicles 16’ to 26’
  • Prior customer service experience preferred

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 100 lbs with assistance, 50 lbs unassisted
  • Ability to regularly stand, squat, bend, climb stairs, and climb in and out of cab and box truck during an 8+/- hour day
  • Ability to work outside in all types of weather, including heat, cold and rain

 

Internal Interactions:

  • Habitat staff
  • Volunteers
  • Temporary staff
  • Donors and other customers

 

External Interactions:

  • Donors
  • Volunteers
  • Temporary staff
  • Donors and other customers

 

Level of authority:

  • Require minimal supervision
  • Report to Logistics Manager

 

Estimated Time Commitment:

  • 40 +/- hours/week. Rotating schedule, Mondays–Saturdays between the general hours of 7:30 am-4:30 pm as assigned by the manager.  Overtime as required.