Truck Driver Assistant - Halifax Distribution & Recycling Centre (Full-Time)

Do you have a passion for Thrift? Are you motivated, looking for a role with a purpose, and have a desire to make a difference in your local community? We offer a unique way to serve through retail and recycling!

Our team members demonstrate our core competencies of collaboration, communication, composure, and being service focused in everything they do. If you are looking to further your career, consider joining our team. We offer a competitive total compensation package, extensive leadership development, and personal growth opportunities.

As a Truck Driver Assistant you will provide courteous pick-up and delivery service to donors, guests and Thrift Stores by exercising safe and careful driving and material handling procedures.  When performed effectively, this position will reduce losses and maximize sales and profitability. 

Our ideal candidate will have a minimum Grade 10 or equivalent.  You are constantly attentive to safe performance of your job and as a Truck Driver Assistant frequently exposed to a variety of environmental factors.  You are flexible in work hours to achieve predetermined deadlines and are attentive to the safe keeping of The Salvation Army property including donations. This position requires substantial exertion in the collection, delivery and service to stakeholders.  You are results driven with a focus on service.  You are action oriented and communicate effectively while maintaining your composure in challenging situations.  As the face of The Salvation Army, you represent the Core Values in all that you do. The successful candidate will hold a valid Driver’s license and may be required to provide a driver’s abstract satisfactory to the employer. 

We provide  

• A passionate fast paced environment where you will be immersed in our operations and service;
Firsthand experience of the impact of our work in our communities. 

Competitive compensation including 

• Staff discounts
Employer provided RRSPs 
Vacation (3 weeks/ 6%) 
Group Benefits 
Paid sick time 
The opportunity to learn new skills, job advancement, and recognition programs. 
Health 
Dental 
Employee and Family Assistance Plan 
Long term disability coverage 

You can expect  

• To join a hands-on work environment where you will be required to physically move through our operation while adhering to daily goals; 
We are operational 7 days a week and schedule our employees based on operational needs; days, evenings, weekends and holidays (Please Note: Our stores are open for shopping Monday to Saturday and Sundays we are open to receive donations). 

As part of our ongoing commitment to ensuring a safe and healthy work environment for all of our employees, CSA approved footwear is required for all Retail and DRC positions within NRO.  

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We thank all applicants for their interest. Those selected for an interview will be contacted.  

Salvation Army Thrift Store – National Recycling Operations (NRO) supports the mission of the Salvation Army by generating funds and influencing positively the communities in which it operates. As part of one of Canada’s largest national charitable organizations, we adhere to the core values of Hope, Service, Dignity and Stewardship.  By working with us, you help support The Salvation Army’s programs, services and emergency relief efforts by recycling and selling donated goods.  

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.   If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.  

Resumes can be sent to Geoff.Litle@salvationarmy.ca.