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Truck Driver (Production Assistant)

Salvation Army - ARC
Paterson, NJ
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $14 to $17 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, life insurance, medical, vision,
Job Description

The Salvation Army Adult Rehab Center is accepting qualified candidates for Truck Driver (called Production Assistants).
Truck Drivers will be assigned to do house calls (picking up donations from residences) or to be a box route driver, which entails picking up goods at donation sites, delivering to and picking up goods from stores. The driver will have an assigned helper to assist with loading, unloading and the picking up of donations
Truck Drivers are responsible for the following duties:

  • Responsible for loading and unloading of truck assigned and others as requested.
  • Provide assistance to Thrift Store personnel when delivering items to ensure the proper placement and location within the store.
  • Truck cab and box must be clean and all personal items removed daily.
  • Plan daily routing based on pick-ups assigned and make all scheduled and necessary calls.
  • Responsible for developing an assigned route, including bagging or carding on sides and across the street of each pick up, as instructed.
  • Perform daily walk around inspection of vehicle, checking air, water, oil, and other items to maintain equipment in good operating conditions and report any problems.
  • Responsible for the security and safe operation of the vehicle and other assigned equipment.
  • Instruct and supervise helper, keeping in mind that the helper is in a rehabilitation program, keeping in mind that good habits are taught by example.
  • Customers are to always be treated courteously.
  • Donations are accepted or refused according to Salvation Army guidelines.
  • Required to maintain a neat appearance, including clean clothing (uniform is provided), clean shaven, neatly trimmed beard, hair trimmed neatly, shirttail tucked in, etc.
  • Maintain complete and accurate records.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.
Company Description
Through the collection and resale of gently used goods we are able to provide the financial support to assist men and women with a variety of social and spiritual afflictions. The in-residence rehabilitation program focuses on basic necessities with every man or woman being provided a clean and healthy living environment, good food, work therapy, leisure time activities, group and individual counseling, and spiritual direction. All our effort is focused on developing life skills and a personal relationship with God through Jesus Christ. More than just a job, each member of the team contributes to recycling goods that literally restore and repair broken lives.

Salvation Army - ARC


31 Van Houten Street

Paterson, NJ


Transportation and Storage

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