Goodwill of Denver

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Driver Straight Truck Denver Metro

Driver Straight Truck Denver Metro

Job ID 
2017-2625
Posted Date 
4/14/2017
Category 
Transportation
Location 
US-CO-Denver

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Overview

We are Goodwill Denver – we translate the good in the local community to programs and resources that change lives. While you might know us through our Denver thrift stores, we're more than just a place for great deals – we have programs that improve our community and inspire hope, one person at a time.

Goodwill’s retail division is comprised of a network of 30+ retail and outlet stores throughout metro Denver and northern Colorado. Profits from these retail stores, as well as donor contributions, fund Goodwill’s highly successful programs in workforce development.
We help people find the tools to succeed at work and in life. Goodwill programs serve at-risk youth, struggling families and individuals with disabilities, helping them to overcome barriers and be successful and self-sufficient through education, self-empowerment and employment.

 

Education and/or Experience:  Must have, or be able to learn, the functional skills needed to perform the duties and responsibilities of the job. Must have two years prior experience or a combination of training or experience.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  Must possess a current Colorado Class R  driver’s license.  Ability to be insured by organization’s insurance carrier. Ability to pass a criminal background investigation.

 

Employee Benefits: Health, dental, life insurance, as well as short-term disability, vacation, holiday, personal time, sick leave and 403b retirement plans. Training and development for all employees. 30% shopping discount.

 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Drives a single vehicle with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of no more than 26,000 pounds. Cannot transport 16 or more passengers or hazardous materials in vehicle.

 

Inspects equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, fuel, accurate fuel card, and water before making trips. Reports any problems or safety issues to their Manager, and marks on pre-trip inspection forms.

 

Picks up items from donation centers and stores. Supplies empty equipment to the donation centers. Picks up new goods when needed and deliver them to assigned stores.

 

Assists in the loading and unloading of trucks on the dock, donation centers and at the stores.

 

Obeys road signs and symbols, traffic laws, appropriate use of lights, weight and height limits of vehicle, and speed limits. Speed should be consistent with existing road, traffic and weather conditions.

 

Builds and maintains effective quality working relationships with management, co-workers, customers and donors. Treats everyone with dignity and respect. Immediately advises supervisor of significant and unexpected problems. Promotes and demonstrates teamwork and cooperation.

 

Completes assignments and paperwork accurately and turns in daily.

 

Safeguards all Goodwill property including donated goods. Reports any suspicious behavior, incidents of theft or unauthorized possession/removal of Goodwill property.

 

Follows all Goodwill policies and procedures. Follows safety rules and regulations. Acts safely at all times.

 

Supports the best elements of our corporate culture while making culture change. Open to and supportive of new ideas and process improvement of systems and procedures.

 

Works flexible schedules, overtime, weekends, evenings and holidays if required.

 

Drives on company business.

 

Performs other duties as assigned.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

           

Physical – Very Heavy Work:  Lifting and Carrying objects weighing 30 pounds constantly, 40 pounds frequently, and  50 pounds occasionally to raise objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to- position requiring the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles . Pushing and Pulling:   Using upper extremities to exert force in order to push, pull, draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion exerting 50 pounds of force constantly, 75 pounds of force frequently, and 100 pounds of force occasionally.