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Driver & Warehouse Associate – Full Time Treasure House

The Rescue Mission is a client-centered ministry. We seek employees who have made a commitment to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.

Our Mission Statement:

“To provide through the power of Jesus Christ, a home for the homeless, food for the hungry and hope for their future.”

Our Vision:

“To transform lives through the love of Jesus Christ.”

Summary/Objective

The Driver & Warehouse Associate is a frontline representative of The Rescue Mission responsible for driving mission vehicles to pick-up donated items, deliver customer purchased items, and transport recycled materials to salvage locations. The Driver also provides warehouse/back-end support.

Essential Functions

  • Drive Mission vehicles in a safe manner for mission business, including: picking-up and unloading scheduled donations, delivering customer purchased items, and transporting recycled materials to salvage locations. Report any driving accidents and violations immediately.
  • Complete required vehicle maintenance with good knowledge of the truck operating system, including: maintenance records, daily inspection reports, adequate fuel levels, interior and exterior cleanliness, adhere to specified vehicle load limits and assist with preventative maintenance.
  • Evaluate items offered by potential donors to ensure items meet store resale criteria; politely decline items that do not qualify. Process and maintain required donation records for onsite pickups.
  • Work with warehouse/back-end team assisting with duties as need or assigned.
  • Assist in coaching and overseeing volunteers and vocational residents; support and collaborate with the vocational team as needed.

Other Duties

  • Maintain a safe and well-organized working environment.
  • Attend quarterly All Staff meetings.
  • Job performance should demonstrate The Rescue Mission’s Core Values; Organizational Integrity, Organizational Unity and Organizational Effectiveness.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Education Training and Experience

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
  • 1-year experience as a driver.
  • Box Truck Driving experience, CDL not required.
  • Forklift experience and certification preferred.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Basic computer skills with knowledge of the internet and email.
  • Ability to work with individuals of various socio-economic, ethnic, and racial populations.
  • Ability to comply with personal and business requirements and expectations as detailed in the Employee Handbook.
  • Knowledge of truck operating system in order to identify problem areas, and assist with preventative maintenance of vehicles.
  • Ability to communicate with customers, donors, co-workers, and volunteers in a professional manner.
  • Strong organizational and record-keeping skills.

Interested candidates should submit a resume to hr@fwrm.org