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Mover/Driver

Reports To: Donation and Logistics Manager

Based out of: Headquarters

Status: Full-Time or Part-Time, Non-Exempt

Job Purpose: Under the supervision of the Logistics Manager, the Mover/Driver will be responsible for orchestrating pick-up, delivery and placement of furniture and other duties as
assigned.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Safely drive agency box trucks/vans to residential and commercial locations for pick-ups of furniture and misc. donations.
  • Unload furniture donations to all stores and arrange in sellable fashion.
  • Manage the daily donation pick-up and delivery routes.
  • Deliver and unload donated goods to the stores, shelters or other locations as needed.
  • Provide excellent service by conducting yourself in a professional manner at all times as a representative of Home of the Sparrow.
  • Attend meetings as assigned.
  • Maintain accuracy and completeness of daily pickup records and associated paperwork.
  • Maintain accuracy and completeness of store seasonal bin transfers.
  • Assist Store Managers with tasks that may require climbing or heavy lifting.
  • Monitor agency box trucks/vans overall safety by means of consistent inspections (ie: checking fluids, tire tread, leaks in box, lights, etc.)
  • Responsible for keeping warehouse orderly and organized.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Logistics Manager.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • High School education or higher required.
  • Ability to read, count and write to accurately complete all documentation.
  • Ability to communicate appropriately with associates and customers.
  • Ability to operate and use all equipment necessary to complete pick-ups & deliveries.

Supervisory Responsibility: This position has no supervisory responsibility.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to move and/or handle merchandise/furniture of variable weights and dimensions, generally weighing 100+ pounds safely.
  • Balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling and reaching are required.
  • Sitting, standing and walking for extended periods of time are required.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to freely access all areas of the stores and shelters including selling floor, stock area, and register area
  • Ability to work varied hours/days as business dictates.
  • Hold a valid Illinois Driver’s License without moving violations for the past 24 months and no history of DUI or reckless driving.

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