Donation pickup driver - Beaverton ReStore

Reports to:             Logistics & Inventory Control Manager and Beaverton Store Manager

Position Type:       Full-time, Non-exempt

Schedule:               40 hours/week, typically Wed-Sun 9:30am-5:30pm

Compensation:     $12.50-$15.50/hour, commensurate with experience, plus full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and alternative health care plans; matching retirement plan; and more!

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The donation pick up driver is responsible for performing general driver duties as described below for residential and business pick ups. This position is expected to perform all tasks safely, efficiently, and effectively, and to use polite and respectful communication with staff, volunteers, customers, and the general public.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Drive ReStore trucks and load and unload donated items in a safe, law abiding manner and in accordance with agency safety and security policies
  • Prepare for daily route by reviewing truck safety checklist and work orders
  • Ensure every donation meets our donation criteria, and be able to politely and respectfully decline when they do not
  • Communicate with donors when scheduled pick up arrival time changes
  • Thank donors and provide properly completed donation slips
  • Accept and document fees collected in accordance with agency policies
  • Assist ReStore staff with unloading trucks or other tasks as needed
  • Report conflicts, concerns, or issues with donors or volunteers as they arise
  • Monitor the maintenance of our vehicles and report any issues or problems to the Manager
  • Lead volunteers in a one on one setting
  • Assist with store operations as time permits

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Full competency in the operation of 18’ box trucks, GPS, phone systems, and warehouse equipment
  • Ability to safely use equipment to maneuver large loads
  • Ability to safely lift 50 pounds on an ongoing basis
  • Dress appropriately, have a neat appearance, and wear ReStore logo and nametag
  • Skill in working as a team with staff and volunteers, following the lead and direction of senior staff
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and varied language skills
  • Knowledge of and ability to communicate the mission and purpose of Habitat and the ReStore to volunteers and donors
  • Time management skills, such as timely arrival for shift, reporting hours, and taking appropriate breaks
  • Knowledge of and ability to follow and enforce safety requirements with other staff and volunteers
  • Ability to adapt to a changing work environment

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Meet Oregon DMV regulations
  • Enrollment in the Oregon Department of Transportation Automated Reporting Service

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • This job operates in both an open warehouse retail environment and on highways and residential streets in urban and rural settings
  • This position is very active and requires good driving skills, as well as standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, climbing, and lifting all day
  • The employee in this position must frequently lift, move, and/or load items over 50 pounds.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit the following information to Employment@HabitatPortlandMetro.org with “Donation Pick Up Driver” in the subject line:

  • A cover letter, including answers to the following questions:
    • Why are you interested in this position?
    • How have the personal and professional experiences in your life prepared you for this position?
    • How did you hear about this position?
  • A resume, including dates of employment (month and year)
  • Three references, at least two professional

 

Employment is contingent upon passing a background check.

 

For more information about our ReStores, please visit www.pdxrestore.org.

 

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East hires a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all employees can thrive.

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

 

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