ReStore Donations Driver

Overview:
Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region has an immediate opening for a 1st shift NON-CDL Local Driver to drive 16’-24’ box trucks based out of the Wendover facility. Geographic territory includes Charlotte-Mecklenburg and surrounding area. This individual would be part of a 2- person team responsible for loading and unloading donations from donors’ residences and returning them to various ReStore locations within the Habitat territory. Donations often include, but are not limited to: sofas, dining room tables, appliances, and other large household items.

The ideal candidate possesses 5 years of driving experience, with a minimum of 6 months experience driving a commercial 16’ truck or larger. Excellent customer service skills and/or experience working with the general public are a must. In addition, the ideal candidate must have the ability to comply with all DOT Regulations, including obtaining a DOT Physical card. A clean driving record as deemed by our insurance carrier is required. Prior experience moving furniture is preferred but not required.

Pay Range: Starting at $15.50 per hour

Responsiblities:
• Maintain full compliance with all applicable DOT, DMV and FMCSA regulations pertaining to operation of commercial motor vehicles
• Possess the experience and skills necessary to drive, maneuver and safely operate any 16’ to 26’ straight truck
• Must have and maintain a current driver’s license
• Driving records must meet the standards defined by Habitat Charlotte Region’s policies and insurance carriers
• Safely navigate from one pick up to another, complying with organization’s policy regarding safe and lawful driving standards at all times
• Ensure all donations are picked up according to issued daily schedules
• Interact with donors in a courteous and respectful manner to coordinate delivery and pick up, provide them receipt records and assess donations on pick-up to ensure they are within the ReStore acceptable items and document rejected items
• Able to evaluate acceptable items for donation according to organization’s standards
• Knowledgeable about company’s products and services, and customer-related policies
• Represent Habitat in a positive, professional manner
• Demonstrate a positive and respectful attitude when interacting with employees, donors, volunteers and the public
• Be an effective team member when working with staff
• Consistently provide an exceptional level of both internal and external customer service
• Regular and reliable job attendance including the availability for rotation and on call schedules
• Dependable transportation to work
• Ability to adhere to Habitat’s Code of Conduct policies and other policies
• Habitat Charlotte Region-related tasks as requested by supervisor

Qualifications:
• Ability to drive commercial motor vehicles 16’ to 26’
• Prior customer service experience preferred

Physical requirements:
• Ability to lift up to 100 lbs with assistance, 50 lbs unassisted
• Ability to regularly stand, squat, bend, climb stairs, and climb in and out of cab and box truck during an 8+/- hour day
• Ability to work outside in all types of weather, including heat, cold and rain

Benefits:
Habitat offers a great affordable benefits package; Health, Vision, Short & Long-Term Disability, Dental, Life and a Retirement Plan as well as a competitive wage, PTO and holiday pay.

Internal interactions:
• Habitat staff
• Volunteers
• Temporary staff
• Donors and other customers

External interactions:
• Donors
• Volunteers
• Temporary staff
• Donors and other customers

Level of authority:
• Require minimal supervision
• Report to Logistics Manager

Estimated time commitment:
40 +/- hours/week. Rotating schedule, Mondays–Saturdays between the general hours of 7:30 am-4:30 pm as assigned by the manager. Overtime as required.

Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region is a drug-free workplace. A pre-employment drug screen and clean background check is required.